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  • Wentz Hall

    Welcome to Wentz Hall!

    Wentz Hall Fast Facts:
    Mailing Address:
    Room #, Letter, Wentz Hall
    1515 Pine Street
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    Wentz Hall Front Desk:
    (608) 789-4200
    Wentz Hall Director:
    (608) 785-8556
    Wentz Hall Duty Phone:
    (608) 498-7968

    Wentz Hall is one of the best kept secrets at UW-L. Located centrally on campus and close to both Whitney Dining Center, Murphy Library, and the Center for the Arts, there are few places better or more convenient to live on campus.

    Home to approximately 240 residents, Wentz houses a range of students, from freshmen to seniors, and is arranged in the "wing-style", with long hallways of 50-60 residents per floor. If you are looking for a calm hall with a unique feel, come to Wentz!

    Hall Photos

    New Loft Pictures

    Breton2014
    Possible arrangement - Top height of bed with desk underneath
    Loft With Dimensions
    Outside Dimensions of Lofts
    Three Levels of Lofts
    Loft height options

    Outside the hall

    Wentz
    Front Entrance
    Wentz 2
    North Side
    Wentz 3
    Front Entrance 
    Wentz 4
    Front Entrance - South


    Inside the hall

    Wentz Floor Plan
    Floor Plan
    Wentz Room
    Resident's Room
    Hall Type

    Wentz Hall is a traditional, wing-style residence hall. Most residents have one or two roommates with whom they share a bedroom. Wing residence halls have long running hallways with student rooms on either side. The term traditional means that residents in this building live in standard double rooms, with a shared bathroom facility. Wentz Hall houses a mixture of upperclass students and freshmen students and is single gendered by floor.

    Hall Amenities

    Bedroom

    Each resident room is furnished with a bed, desk, bookshelf, dresser, towel racks, and closet for each resident. Rooms also come with bed-lofting parts, mini-refrigerator/freezer, trash and recycle bins, cable TV services, outlets, and cords, and internet ports. For room dimensions, Click here. Then navigate down to the "Hall Descriptions" to find the room dimensions.

    Bathrooms

    Each cube/wing contains a single-sex bathroom with showers, sinks, and toilets. Our team of Housekeepers clean the restrooms each weekday during posted hours. Each in hall, there is one Gender Inclusive Restroom that is open for anybody to use, regardless of their gender identity, expression, or lack thereof.

    Laundry

    Each residence hall comes equipped with a well-stocked laundry facility with multiple machines for washing and drying. The laundry room in this building is located in the basement.

    Lounges

    Located in the basement are multiple lounge spaces, with specified study and socialization rooms.

    Kitchen

    There is a kitchen located in the basement of each hall with ovens/stoves, a microwave, large refrigerator, and sink. In Wentz Hall only, there is another kitchen located on the 4th floor. If you are interested in making a home-cooked meal, this is the place to go! Cooking utensils and supplies are available at the front desk.

    Computer Lab

    Each hall features a computer lab which is maintained by Residence Life Information Services. Check with your front desk to get a key!

    Internet

    Wireless connectivity is available throughout all of the Residence Halls. In addition, students have access to wired connections in their rooms. To utilize the wired service, students may purchase an Ethernet/Internet cord through the front desk of each Residence Hall. Additional information regarding in-room connections is available from Residence Life Information Services (RLIS) at http://reslife.uwlax.edu/reslifeis/ or by contacting 608-789-2300.

    Elevators

    Wentz Hall has one elevator that is accessible by those with special needs. Please inquire with the Hall Director for access.