About Us: Housing and Residence Life

The Housing and Residence Life office is physically located in the Fairmount Commons building at 2221 N. Hillside St, Wichita, KS 67219. The main office is open 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday. Housing and Residence Life operates two unique residence hall communities - Fairmount Towers and Shocker Hall- and one apartment complex- The Flats at WSU. Each residence hall has an information desk to help serve students. During the academic year, Shocker Hall's desk is open 6am- 2am and Fairmount Towers' desk is open 8am to 11pm Monday through Thursday and 8am to midnight Friday-Sunday. The Flats has a main office that is open from 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday. 

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Our Mission Statement

Housing and Residence Life is committed to providing a positive student experience by creating a safe and inclusive community that promotes personal and academic success.


Housing and Residence Life will be a significant element of the student experience at Wichita State University.

Our Core Values

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o Ensure each student has a connection at WSU
o Encourage applied learning
o Create holistic learners
o Foster a safe and inclusive community
o Celebrate the diversity of our students and staff
o Listen and work to understand and respect others’ points of view
o Develop partnerships across campus
o Commit to effective and transparent communication
o Prioritize team ahead of personal success
o Offer assistance or request help when needed
o Provide superior customer service
o Create efficient and innovative departmental solutions
o Cultivate opportunities to grow and develop
o Follow through on promises made
o Be fair and honest
o Make fiscally responsible choices
o Establish sustainable practices

WSU Non-Discrimination Policy

Wichita State University and Housing and Residence Life do not discriminate in their programs and activities on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, status as a veteran, genetic information or disability.

HRL Annual Report

Housing and Residence Life is proud of the work we do to give students the best housing experience possible. To learn more about the work accomplished during the 2105-16 Academic Year, please view our Annual Report.

Our Amazing Staff

Have Questions? Please Contact Us!

Housing and Residence Life - Main Office Map (316) 978-3693 Email
Fairmount Towers Information Desk Map (316) 978-3320 Email
Shocker Hall Reception Desk Map (316) 978-3386 Email


Mailing Address:

Housing and Residence Life
1845 Fairmount Box 141
Wichita, KS 67260-0141

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