New First-Year Housing

Newly constructed first-year housing is scheduled to open in September 2020, replacing current resident halls A–D.

new housing renderingConstruction is scheduled to begin in 2019*, with new student move-in planned for September 2020.

*Construction pending final approval by Evergreen Board of Trustees.

This building will replace the current residence halls, which were too expensive and difficult to renovate. Residence halls A–D will be demolished after the new building is complete.

Building Features

  • 376 beds for first-year students
  • Traditional hallways with single and double rooms and shared restrooms
  • Wide hallways, lots of open space
  • Community gather spaces and common kitchen
  • Fully accessible
  • Built with sustainability and energy efficiency in mind
  • Architectural team: Mahlum Architects Inc.


  • The total design and construction budget is approximately $40 million.
  • The college will be paying for the new building primarily with bonds and RAD funds, not state funds.

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