Housing and Residential Life
My Residence Hall
Hall Desk Phone #: 509-335-3109
US Postal Service Letters & Packages Address:
Scott or Coman Hall xxx
PO Box 1700
Pullman, WA 99163
Fed-Ex, UPS, etc. address:
1320 NE Cougar Way
Hall Number xxx
Pullman WA 99163
1310 NE Cougar Way
Hall Number xxx
Pullman WA 99163
*Fed-Ex packages sent with "Adult Signature Required" could lead to delays due to a 21 year old signature requirement.
Room Layout: Single and double rooms
• Pool table
• Foosball table
• Air hockey table
• Two pianos
• Two TV lounges
• 24 hour study lounges
• Refurbished in 2010
• 278 students
• First and second year students
First Year Focus
Freshmen living in Scott Coman, a coed hall, will select one of the following First-Year Focus courses:
Scott/Coman: History 105: Roots of Contemporary Issues [ROOT] or English 101: Composition [WRTG].
General Move-In Information
Official WSU move-in begins on Wednesday, August 15. While residence hall contracts begin on Saturday, August 11, WSU highly encourages students to arrive for move-in on August 15 to begin their successful college experience with Week Of Welcome events beginning that night.
This year, the WSU community and departments across campus collaborate to develop to best possible options to facilitate the thousands of students and cars that arrive on move-in day. Your arrival time, the hall you’re moving into, and the particular day you arrive, all play a factor in your experience. Those moving in will need to sign up and indicate their planned arrival time. Please complete the form located at https://movein.wsu.edu/signup
Please plan to come with patience and know that there will probably be some wait times to get into your unloading zone. Hundreds of volunteers, Housing & Residence Life staff, and Parking & Transportation Services staff want your move-in to be smooth and low stress. They are easily identifiable and happy to help. Please keep in mind that pets are not allowed in the residence halls when moving in.
Specific Instructions for Scott Coman Hall
Traffic is more challenging on the north side of campus during move-in so cars will be directed into queuing lines and will be released as active unloading zones become available for each hall. Portable toilets and water bottles are available while waiting. Lines can be as short as a couple of minutes and rarely as long as 20 minutes.
Drive to the Green parking lot South of Beasley Coliseum and let the attendants know what hall you are moving into so you get in the correct car queue line.
When instructed, drive to your assigned hall and look for the parking attendant and temporary parking signage directing you to an active unloading zone. For Scott/Coman Hall, you will drive down Cougar Way and turn into what looks like an ally way immediately before Global Scholars Hall.
Students should enter through the hall's main entrance or where directed to by hall signs and check in with their CougarCard/photo ID at the front desk. Sign up for a cart if you need one or look for move-in volunteers.
As soon as you are done actively unloading (please limit this to 30 minutes or less), you must move your vehicle to the gray parking lot behind Beasley Coliseum to make room for others. Parking staff will be on site to assist you with directions.
Extra recycling containers are brought in specifically for move-in. Please pay attention to where you are disposing of garbage versus recycling. Please dispose of all boxes and other trash you may have in Scott/Coman dumpsters located in the parking lot.
For hanging items on your walls in Scott/Coman please only use blue painters tape for posters, and 3M Command strips to hang pictures. If you use 3M Command strips, please do not remove the strips; our staff will remove them over the summer if the room needs to be painted. Do not use double-sided mounting products, permanent mounting products, blue mounting putty, tacks or push pins, masking tape, or duct tape. Scott/Coman has several walls with wall carpeting; please use tacks and pins on these walls, never use 3M Command strip.
Words of Wisdom from Past Students and Parents
Rooms are smaller than you think. Spend some time looking at the photos and room dimensions and be realistic with what will fit.
Review what you can’t bring – the list is specific for each hall.
Frequently Asked Questions
What furniture comes with the room?
All rooms have a large closet, which residents share, lofted beds, small chests of drawers, desks, and lamps, shelves, chairs.
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"W. Sheets with deep pockets are advisable.
Can I use a bed riser in my room to raise the bed off the floor to gain storage space under the bed?
Where are the mirrors in my room and in the hall?
Each room has a mirror above a dresser unit between the closets. In the hallways, there is a full-length mirror outside the bathroom.
Can I loft or bunk my bed in this hall?
Yes, and you can follow the tool-free bed user guide. 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?
Varies, the beds are lofted. The maximum space under the bed when lofted is: 56 ¾". The maximum amount of space under the bed in the unlofted position is 31".
What are the dimensions of the dressers?
The dressers are 42" high by 24" deep, with 8 drawers. The dressers are attached to one another.
What are the dimensions of the desks?
42"W by 24"D with one small drawer plus a mobile pedestal with one drawer and one file drawer.
How many outlets are there?
There are 2 plugs each in 4 outlets, for a total of 8.
Can I bring my own furniture?
Yes and no. It depends on the amount of space available in storage.
Is the room carpeted?
Are there shelves in the room? What are the dimensions of the shelves?
Only as part of the desks, and they are 36" wide by 7½" deep.
What are the dimensions of my room?
Double rooms are 13'8" wide by 14'7" long. Single rooms are 14'7" wide by 8'4" long.
What are the dimensions of the windows?
The windows are 13' wide by 3'1" high.
Are there any rooms in this hall for people with disabilities?
Are public facilities in this hall accessible?
Not really, but the access to the floors is via ramps.
Where are the outlets and computer hookups in the rooms?
Of the outlets, two are by the window, next to the desks, one is by the cabinet, and one is by the door. The computer hookup is next to the dresser.
How are the common bathrooms arranged?
There are bathrooms on each floor with individual shower stalls. Only men can use the men's bathrooms and only women can use the women's bathrooms.
Are there study lounges?
Yes. There are two formal lounges that are reserved for studying.
Where do residents store their bicycles?
Under Regents inside a cage and on wall-mounted racks. There are no inside storage areas in these halls.
What is the closest residential dining facility to Scott/Coman Hall? Where will most of the people in my hall eat?
Northside Café, which is right next door in Regents.
What kitchen facilities are available for residents in my hall?
Every floor has a microwave in the laundry room. There is one full kitchen, with microwave, oven, refrigerator and sink, on 2nd floor in each building in the lounge. The hall has some pots and pans for use, but you will probably want to bring some of your own.
What amenities, such as pool tables, weight rooms, etc., does the hall have?
The hall has a pool table, a Foosball table, two pianos, and two TV lounges. Additionally the hall has two 24 hour quiet study lounges located on the first floor of each hall that students can use to do homework, or reserve for study groups.
Where can I do my laundry? How much do the washers and dryers cost?
Every floor in Scott/Coman has a front-loading washer and dryer for residents' use. The fee to use them is included in your housing and dining bill.
How much common storage space does the hall have and where is it located?
Not much; there is one small room off the lobby in each building for storage.
What are the dimensions of the closets?
The closets are 88"H by 81"W by 2'D.
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
4. Accidental damage
To purchase this coverage, please visit http://www.haylor.com/college/washington-state-university/. You can also reach our broker that handles this plan (Haylor, Freyer, & Coon, Inc), at 866-535-0456 or firstname.lastname@example.org and they’d be happy to answer any questions that you have and help you enroll.
What can I use to hang posters and pictures on the walls in this hall? What can I not use?
Please use blue painters tape for posters, and 3M Command strips to hang pictures. If you use 3M Command strips, please do not remove the strips; our staff will remove them over the summer if the room needs to be painted. Please do not use double-sided mounting products, permanent mounting products, blue mounting putty, tacks or push pins, masking tape, or duct tape. Scott/Coman 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. You can rent a Microfridge from us at check-in, first come, first serve.
Can I bring a mini-fridge or microfridge?
Yes. Check the Housing and Dining Policies link in the Residence Halls Contracts and Policies section for more information and scroll down to get to the sections on Microfridges or Refrigerators.
Bed Lofting and Bunking Instructions
How to Loft your Bed How to Bunk your Bed