Upper Division Housing

Sophomores, juniors, and seniors live in upper division residence halls.

The upper division area is comprised of six residence halls housing the majority of upper division students. Upper division students may also apply to live in Themed Living Communities.

All residence halls include:

  • smoke-free environment
  • a computer lab
  • laundry facilities
  • meeting/gathering space



Built in 1956, Newcomb consists of three floors which are gender inclusive. This building is made up of double and triple rooms.

Large lounge and TV room
Location adjacent to Booth Music and close to Campus Dining facilities



Berkus Hall is Occidental's largest residence hall. Berkus Hall offers suite style double and triple rooms with private restrooms. Berkus includes an underground parking garage.

Air conditioning
Elevator access to all levels
Meeting and classroom space and interior courtyard
Fitness center
Coffee Cart during the academic year
Location adjacent to Anderson Field



Built in 1927, Erdman is one of the "period" halls due to its unique architecture. Erdman houses residents in single, double and triple rooms on two floors. The first floor is single-gender and the second-floor single-gender by section.

This is our substance-free housing, residents choosing to live a substance-free lifestyle reside here. 
Large lounge and TV room
Location adjacent to Weingart Hall and close to Campus Dining facilities



Built in 1940, Haines is the other "period" hall and was renovated in 1992 to bring the building back to its original look. Haines consists of single, double and triple rooms. Haines is designated gender inclusive on all floors with communal gender inclusive restrooms. 

Large lounge area
Location adjacent to Weingart Hall and close to Campus Dining facilities



Built in 1983, Stearns has three floors which are co-ed by wing and has a mix of singles and doubles.

Two Story Lounge and TV Room
Greatest number of single rooms on campus
Elevator access to all levels
Adjacent to Emmons Student Wellness Center
Centrally located
Airconditioned Lounge Areas


Built in 1940, Wylie has a mix of singles, doubles, and triples arranged across two floors that are separated into three sections. Floors are co-ed by wing/section.

Large lounge and TV room
Location adjacent to Hameetman Science Center