McEachern Hall is co-ed and open to graduate students and undergraduate students 19 years and older.  We are open for occupancy during Thanksgiving, semester, and spring break periods.  Refurbished in 2009 with new furniture, carpet, and other amenities, McEachern offers a quiet atmosphere with maximum privacy for residents.

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Hall Desk Phone #: 509-335-2560


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

Fed-Ex, UPS, etc. address:
for East Units:
Student Name 1506
SE Olympia Ave xxx
Pullman WA 99163

for North Units:
Student Name
1504 SE Olympia Ave xxx
Pullman WA 99163

for South units:
Student Name

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1500 SE Olympia Ave xxx
Pullman, WA 99163

(xxx=room number)

Walking time to the CUB: 5 minutes
Walking time to the Student Recreation Center: 15 minutes
Walking time to the Down Under Recreation Center: 4 minutes

Room Amenities
Room Layout: Single rooms with shared bathroom. Private suites with balcony
Building Features

Hall Features:
• Micro fridges and sinks in each room
• Recreation room
     o Pool table and foosball table
     o Universal weight machine
     o Kitchen
     o TV lounge
     o Study room
• Open during breaks

Hall Capacity:
• 292 students

• Coed
• A mix of graduate and undergraduate students
• Students 20 years of age or older

First Year Focus
Freshmen living in McEachern, a coed age-restricted hall, will have the option of enrolling in a First-Year Focus section of Roots of Contemporary Issues (History 105), English 101, or Environmental Science 101. These courses will be linked with Olympia hall and are appropriate for all majors.
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McEachern South


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Residence Hall Life
What furniture comes with the room?

All rooms have closets (with dresser), Loftable twin beds, desk with hutch organizer, mobile file pedestal, bookcase, one desk chair.

How long are the bed frames? What is the size of the mattress?

The bed frames are 85" L by 38" W. The mattresses are 80" L by 36" wide. Sheets with deep pockets are advisable.

Can I loft my bed in my hall?

Yes, and the bed is tool-free, but you probably want to get a friend to help you loft it. 
The lofting kits, if not used, must stay in the room as there is no additional space in the hall to store them.

How much space is under the bed in the lofted and unlofted position?

Varies because the beds are loftable, but the most space you can have in the unlofted position is 31".  The maximum space under the bed when lofted is: 56 ¾"

Can I use a bed riser in my room, to raise the bed off the floor to gain storage space under the bed?

Not needed because the bed is adjustable in height from the floor.

What are the dimensions of the closets?

The closets are 6' wide x 2' deep.

Where are the mirrors in my room and in the hall?

Above the sink, and every room has a sink. Each sink is the length of the countertop.

What are the dimension of the desks?

The desks are 42"wide x 24" deep x 30" high. The hutch organizer is 42"wide x 10"deep x 22" high. The mobile file pedestal is 16" wide x 22" deep x 22" high.

What are the dimensions of the windows?

The windows in the East Court are 7'10" W by 6'8" H. The windows in the North and South are 8'12" W by 4'10" H.

What are the dimensions of the dressers?

The dressers are 2' wide x 2' deep, with 6 drawers and 3 shelves above.

How many outlets are there?

There are three outlets.

Can I bring my own furniture?


Is the room carpeted?


Are there shelves in the room? What are the dimensions of the shelves?

Yes, two shelves in the bookcase, 30" wide x 12" deep x 30" high.

What are the dimensions of my room?

The rooms in the East Court are 12'7" W by 13'5" L; in addition, rooms in the East Court have a small brick patio/courtyard outside each room. The rooms in North and South are 8'2" W by 19'9" L.

Are there any rooms in this hall for people with disabilities?

Yes; several are wheelchair or hearing accessible.

What public facilities in this hall are accessible?

Small recreation room (includes pool table, foosball, universal weight machine, ice machine, vending machine, kitchen, laundry room, TV lounge, study room, and the hall front desk.

Where are the outlets and computer hookups in the rooms?

Each room has 3 outlets, one on each of two opposing walls, one next to the mirror above the sink.

How are the bathrooms arranged?

Semi-private bathrooms, meaning you share a bathroom with a next door neighbor, but both of you have your own private (and separate) entrance to the bathroom.

Are there study lounges?

Yes, there is one seminar room in the second floor of the main lobby in the north building.

Where can I do my laundry? How much do the washers and dryers cost?

In the North basement there are several front-loading washers and several dryers. In the kitchenettes, in South and East, there is one front-loading washer and one dryer each. There is no extra charge to use the washers and dryers.

How much common storage space does the hall have and where is it located?

In the basement of the North building, a huge area, separated with shelving, is available for storage.

Where do residents store their bicycles?

In a covered bike rack just inside the open entrance (east side) into the North building.

What amenities, such as pool tables, weight rooms, etc., does the hall have?

Small recreation room (includes pool table, Foosball,  ice machine, vending machine, kitchen, laundry room, TV lounge, study room, and the hall front desk.

What is the closest residential dining facility to McEachern Hall? Where will most of the people in my hall eat?

Southside Café. McEachern is a meal plan optional hall. Each room has a small refrigerator that comes with the room.  The maximum space under the bed when lofted is: 56 ¾"

What kitchen facilities are available for residents in my hall?

There are 2 kitchens in the East Court, one in the North basement, and one in the South building, with stove, microwave, refrigerator, and sink.  The hall has some pots and pans for use, but you will probably want to bring some of your own.

Should I get renter's insurance when I live in University Housing?

Yes! While you may be covered under your parent’s homeowner’s insurance, claims against homeowner’s insurance can be expensive, especially compared to renter’s insurance. Personal property insurance is recommended by WSU. This insurance will cover your belongings if they are accidentally damaged, stolen, vandalized or suffer a loss from water, fire, smoke, etc. It’s very important to purchase coverage (starting at $65 for the year for $2,000 worth of coverage) so that in the event an emergency arises, you will have the funds to replace your items. If a loss occurs, WSU is not responsible. We strongly encourage all students to purchase this insurance as unfortunate situations can and do happen. Here are some common situations that can occur:

1. Water damage from sprinklers going off
2. Fire, smoke, explosion, windstorm
3. Theft
4. Accidental damage
5. Vandalism

To purchase this coverage, please visit . You can also reach our broker that handles this plan (Haylor, Freyer, & Coon, Inc), at 866-535-0456 or and they’d be happy to answer any questions that you have and help you enroll.

For more information about what the renter's insurance from Haylor covers, please take a look at this video.

What can I use to hang posters and pictures on the walls in this hall?  What can I not use?

In McEachern please use the push pins we distribute during move-in.  Please do not use 3M mounting products, double-sided mounting products, permanent mounting products, blue mounting putty, masking tape, or duct tape.  McEachern has several walls with wall carpeting; please use tacks and pins on these walls, never use 3M Command strips.

Can I bring my own microwave?

No, because the electrical capacity of the hall cannot handle individual microwaves.  McEachern does come with a frig in each room, however.

Bed Lofting and Bunking Instructions