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Wiest Hall


Wiest Hall is co-ed by floor and accommodates approximately 400 residents of all classifications. Wiest is a truly integrated community, providing first-year students the opportunity to interact closely with upper-class students within a multicultural environment. The environment in Wiest Hall is ideal for cultivating important life skills in the transition from home life to college life.

Wiest Hall was constructed in two phases in 1961 and 1971, and was initially a male-only residence. It is named in honor of Dr. Charles F. Wiest, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Religion until 1943.

In-Hall Amenities:

  • Bed size: Twin Extra-Long
  • Room dimensions: approx. 9'10" x 15'7"
  • Residents per room: 2
  • Floors: 7 floors (6 residential), co-ed by floor
  • Bathrooms: 2 shared per floor
  • Room Amenities: Beds, built-in desk/dresser/closet/cabinets, desk chairs, cable hook-up
  • Building features: Chuck's Place (game room and social area), Outtakes snack bar
  • Laundry: Free

Virtual Tour:

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Wiest Virtual Tour

  • Front Desk Phone Number: (785) 628-4600
  • Mailing Address:
    Student Name
    306 Dwight Drive
    Wiest Hall Room #___
    Hays, KS 67601
  • Severe Weather Location:
    Wiest Hall Basement
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