1515 Campus Drive East, Valparaiso, IN 46383

Constructed (Renovated): 1964

Lankenau hall is a co-ed residence hall that has a capacity for 332 students. Lankenau is a traditional style hall that houses predominately freshman students in double rooms that include bolster beds, wall closets, desks with chairs, bookshelves and dressers. Floors 2-5 have community bathrooms, cleaned daily by our housekeeping staff, while the first floor is reserved for upper-class females and has double rooms with private bathrooms.

 Building Features

  • Floors: 5
  • Bathrooms: Common, First Floor Rooms Private
  • Air conditioning: No, First Floor Rooms AC
  • Microwaves Allowed: No
  • Room types: Doubles
  • Classification: First Year, Upper-Class (First Floor, Second Floor)
  • Specialty Communities:

Community Spaces

  • Chapel: First Floor
  • Computer Lab: First Floor
  • Laundry: Basement
  • Lounges:
    • First Floor quiet study lounge
    • First Floor TV lounge
    • First Floor loud study lounge with AC
    • First Floor exercise room
    • Second-Fifth Floor study/TV lounge with stoves and microwaves
  • Kitchen: Second-Fifth Floor
    • Stove and Microwave on each floor, no common area fridges
  • Trash/Recycling: First Floor Trash room near quiet study lounge

Room Amenities

  • Typical Room Dimensions:
    • Double (1st Floor) – 11’ x 13’
    • Double (2nd-5th Floors) – 13’ x 11.5’
  • Sink in Room: Yes
  • Flooring: Tile
  • Window Covering: Drapes
  • Bed: Twin XL (Floor 1: Movable; Floor 2-5: Bolster)
  • Desk: Floor 1: Movable; Floors 2-5: Built-in
  • Dresser: Floor 1: Movable;  Floors 2-5: Built-in, 9 drawers/room
  • Closet: Built-In

Floor Plans and Room Photos

Mailing Information

All mail for students living on campus is delivered to their mailbox in the Harre Union. A student’s mail unit number can be found on their DataVU profile. To make sure it is properly delivered, please use this format on letters and packages:

Student Name

1509 Chapel Drive, Unit [number]

Valparaiso, IN 46383

Please note: Using a different format, omitting information, or including “Valparaiso University” could delay the delivery.