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First Year Experience Halls

If you're looking for a first-year residential environment, Baylor offers five excellent choices primarily for first-year men and women. All facilities include free high speed Internet and cable TV in all rooms, areas for study, community bathrooms and laundry facilities. Some residence halls also include a residential restaurant. Freshmen can choose from these halls when completing their Housing Preference Form.

Collins Hall
The largest traditional residence hall for women is Collins Hall, housing 590 students. It includes moveable furniture and sinks in each room.

Kokernot Hall
Home to 182 freshmen, Kokernot houses traditional students. Kokernot Hall has movable furniture.

Martin Hall
A male residence hall housing 320 students. Martin Hall features movable beds and sinks in each room as well as a workout room in the basement.

North Russell Hall
North Russell Hall houses 475 students. It features built-in furniture and sinks in each room, a large lounge and courtyard, and a central location with close proximity to Penland residential restaurant and Moody and Jones Libraries. Starting in the 2015-2016 academic year North Russell Hall will host the Baylor & Beyond LLC

Penland Hall
Baylor's other traditional residence for men is Penland Hall, housing 530 students. It includes the Penland residential restaurant on the first floor and features built-in furniture and sinks in each room.

South Russell Hall
South Russell Hall went through significant renovations for the 2013-2014 academic year and is now available for assignment. Starting in the 2015-2016 academic year South Russell will house the Education LLC.