WSU Housing and Residence Life

Housing and Residential Life

Olympia

Exterior of building with a front wall of windows.

Olympia Avenue sets a new standard as a vibrant learning community enhanced by technology, meeting rooms. The hall staff is focused on the overall development of its residents and their awareness of sustainable practices.

This invigorating and friendly hall is an exciting place to socialize and study with peers. Olympia Avenue is a LEED Gold certified building and offers innovative green features such as geothermal heating and cooling, and storm water collection and reuse for irrigation.  

  • My Residence Hall

    Residential Education Director

    Schae Maynard

    509-335-8925
    Email Me!

    Need Help? Visit the Southside  Area Desk in Orton Hall

    Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

    Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

    Olympia Hall RA Office

    Check out games, vacuums, and other supplies every day from 9:00-11:00 p.m.

    Hall Desk Phone #: 509-335-3306

    Walking time to the CUB: 8 minutes
    Walking time to the Student Recreation Center: 21 minutes
    Walking time to the Stephenson Fitness Center: 7 minutes
    Walking time to the Spark Building: 8 minutes

  • Mail & Packages

    Pick up regular mail in Olympia Hall. Pick up packages at the Southside Area Desk in Orton Hall. 

    US Postal Service Letters & Packages Address:
    Student Name
    Olympia Avenue Hall xxx
    PO Box 1700
    Pullman, WA 99163

    Fed-Ex, UPS, etc. address:
    Student Name
    1475 SE Olympia Ave
    Olympia Ave Hall xxx
    Pullman WA 99163

    (xxx=room number)

    *Fed-Ex packages sent with "Adult Signature Required" could lead to delays due to a 21 year old signature requirement.

  • Lockouts & Lost CougarCards

    Lock yourself out or lose your CougarCard?

    Stop by the card kiosk at your hall’s entrance to create a temporary room key.

    If you’ve lost your card, replace it at the CougarCard Center on the Compton Union Building (CUB) ground floor.

  • Room Amenities

    Room Layout: Single and double rooms with private bathrooms, shared bathrooms, or community bathrooms. Suites with semi-private bathrooms

  • Building Features

    Hall Features:
    • Coed
    • Two-story lounge
    • Gas fireplace on main floor
    • Laundry room on each floor
    • Study rooms
    • Kitchen

    Hall Capacity:
    • 235 residents

    Residents:
    • Mostly first-year students, though there are also some returning residents every year
    • Floors 3-5 home of the Sophomore Year Experience Community

  • Floor Plans

  • Photo Gallery

    Triple Room Layout

    Olympia triple with bunkbed against wall

    Olympia triple with single bed against wall

  • Bed Lofting Instructions

    How to Loft your Bed
    How to Bunk your Bed

  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • My Residence Hall

    Residential Education Director

    Schae Maynard

    509-335-8925
    Email Me!

    Need Help? Visit the Southside  Area Desk in Orton Hall

    Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

    Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

    Olympia Hall RA Office

    Check out games, vacuums, and other supplies every day from 9:00-11:00 p.m.

    Hall Desk Phone #: 509-335-3306

    Walking time to the CUB: 8 minutes
    Walking time to the Student Recreation Center: 21 minutes
    Walking time to the Stephenson Fitness Center: 7 minutes
    Walking time to the Spark Building: 8 minutes

  • Mail & Packages

    Pick up regular mail in Olympia Hall. Pick up packages at the Southside Area Desk in Orton Hall. 

    US Postal Service Letters & Packages Address:
    Student Name
    Olympia Avenue Hall xxx
    PO Box 1700
    Pullman, WA 99163

    Fed-Ex, UPS, etc. address:
    Student Name
    1475 SE Olympia Ave
    Olympia Ave Hall xxx
    Pullman WA 99163

    (xxx=room number)

    *Fed-Ex packages sent with "Adult Signature Required" could lead to delays due to a 21 year old signature requirement.

  • Lockouts & Lost CougarCards

    Lock yourself out or lose your CougarCard?

    Stop by the card kiosk at your hall’s entrance to create a temporary room key.

    If you’ve lost your card, replace it at the CougarCard Center on the Compton Union Building (CUB) ground floor.

  • Room Amenities

    Room Layout: Single and double rooms with private bathrooms, shared bathrooms, or community bathrooms. Suites with semi-private bathrooms

  • Building Features

    Hall Features:
    • Coed
    • Two-story lounge
    • Gas fireplace on main floor
    • Laundry room on each floor
    • Study rooms
    • Kitchen

    Hall Capacity:
    • 235 residents

    Residents:
    • Mostly first-year students, though there are also some returning residents every year
    • Floors 3-5 home of the Sophomore Year Experience Community

  • Floor Plans

  • Photo Gallery

    Triple Room Layout

    Olympia triple with bunkbed against wall

    Olympia triple with single bed against wall

  • Bed Lofting Instructions

    How to Loft your Bed
    How to Bunk your Bed

  • Frequently Asked Questions