As a residential student you will live in the safe, charming neighborhood of River Forest that surrounds Concordia University Chicago. You’ll quickly find everything to meet your daily needs is steps away. Plus, just 10 miles away, you can explore the world-class city of Chicago. 


The CUC Residence Life Experience

Concordia University Chicago's Residence Life Department seeks to provide a structured experience for all students living on campus. Our focused programming structure encourages success on our campus and to provide a smooth transition to college life and life beyond college. 

The mission statement of the Residence Life program is:

“To aid students in their transition to college life at Concordia University Chicago academically, socially and spiritually, through empowerment, education, the development of critical thinking, and increasing their desire for learning and seeking out knowledge and new experiences.”

The Department of Residence Life and Housing is overseen by a team composed of current students and staff, including:

  • 24 Resident Assistants 
  • Four senior Resident Assistants 
  • Four in-hall Spiritual Community Coordinators
  • Four Resident Directors
  • Director of University Housing Services
  • Director of Residence Life

When living in a residence hall at Concordia–Chicago, it’s easy to immerse yourself in the campus community, including athleticsthe artsintramuralsspiritual life, volunteer work and so much more. 

CUC offers four different meal plan options for students who live on campus. The campus features different dining locations, ranging from a cafeteria-style, all-you-can-eat spot to a grab-and-go café.

If you choose to live in the residence halls of Concordia University Chicago, you will make connections and have experiences that could change the course of your life.

Start exploring the different residence hall options and special residential programming including the residential experience for new students.


Residence Halls

Concordia Hall, the University's newest residence hall, opened in August 2017. It offers suite-style living with shared-bedroom and single-bedroom options. Each suite is fully furnished and includes two restrooms, a kitchenette (with microwave, sink and refrigerator), and living room area. Every floor is complete with a community lounge and full common kitchen.

Building Amenities

  • Brand new accommodations
  • Single-bed and double-bed options available
  • Full kitchen on each floor
  • Suite-style kitchenette and living room
  • Residence halls nearest to dining services

concordia hall single

concordia hall double

Dimensions of David and Jonathan Halls:

  • All rooms are approximately 18 feet in length and nine feet wide with a height of eight feet.
  • Each room has two closets measuring 34 inches wide by 22 inches deep by 82 inches high.
  • Each room also features two windows, with dimensions of 101 inches wide by 48 inches high.

Building amenities:

  • David Hall is the men’s residence hall. This residence hall features suite-style living with a lounge on all of the three floors making up the building.
  • Jonathan Hall is the women’s residence hall. This hall mirrors David Hall in the same suite-style living with a lounge on each of the three floors comprising the building.
  • High-speed internet access through our network
  • Digital cable television 
  • Laundry facilities
  • Vending machines
  • Microwave ovens
  • Furnishings:
    • Two twin beds that you can bunk or make into lofts
    • Two desks with chairs
    • Two dressers 

Gross Hall room dimensions: 

  • Rooms are approximately 16 feet in length, 11 feet wide, with a height of eight feet.
  • There are two closets in each room and that are approximately 48 inches wide by 27 inches deep by 90 inches high.
  • There is usually one window in each room and the dimensions are 42 inches wide by 55 inches high.

Building amenities: 

  • Gross Hall features six floors of air-conditioned cluster-style living with an elevator
  • Each cluster features carpeting, its own bathroom, shower facilities and a study lounge
  • High-speed internet access through our network
  • Digital cable television 
  • Laundry facilities
  • Vending machines
  • Microwave ovens 
  • Furnishings:
    • Two twin beds that you can bunk or make into lofts
    • Two desks with chairs
    • Two dressers

Kohn and Brohm Halls room dimensions:

  • Odd-numbered rooms, with the exception of those ending in 23 and 37, are 15 feet long, 11 feet wide and have a height of nine feet.
    • Each room features two windows with dimensions of 39 inches wide by 59 inches high.
    • Each room has two closets measuring 35 inches wide by 29 inches deep by 70 inches high.
  • Even numbered rooms are 15 feet in length and vary in width from 11 feet to 14 feet with a height of nine feet.
    • Each room has two windows measuring 39 inches wide by 59 inches high.
    • Each room features two closets with dimensions of 35 inches wide by 29 inches deep by 70 inches high.

Lindemann and Krauss Halls room dimensions:

  • All rooms are approximately 12 feet in length and 14 feet in width with a height of nine feet.
  • Each room has two closets that are 35 inches wide by 22 inches deep by 87 inches high.
  • Each room features two windows measuring 41 inches wide by 60 inches high.

Building amenities:

  • Centrally located bathroom and showers 
  • High-speed internet access through our network
  • Digital cable television 
  • Laundry facilities
  • Vending machines
  • Microwave ovens 
  • Furnishings: 
    • Two twin beds that you can bunk or make into lofts
    • Two desks with chairs
    • Two dressers

Living in Kohn, Brohm, Lindemann or Krauss Halls, you never have to go outside, with easy access to the Library Cafe, the Klinck Library and Addison Hall, Concordia-Chicago's administration building. 

Mary Martha and Trusheim Halls room dimensions:

  • Rooms 100-110; 200-216; 300-316: are 12 feet wide, 15 feet long with a height of eight feet.
    • There are two windows in each room that measure five feet wide by 62 inches high.
  • Rooms 219-240; 319-340: are 13 feet wide, 12 feet long with a height of eight feet.
    • Each room features one closet, measuring 80 inches wide by 26 inches deep by 98 inches high.
    • There are two windows in each room that are 123 inches wide by 49 inches high.
  • Rooms 221, 225, 235, 237, 321, 325, 335, 337: are three-person rooms and are 20 feet wide, 13 feet in length with a height of eight feet.
    • There are two closets in each room, measuring 80 inches wide by 26 inches deep by 98 inches high.
    • There are also three windows in each room.
    • The double set of windows measures 123 inches wide by 49 inches high.
    • The single window is half of those measurements.

Building amenities:

  • Centrally located bathroom and showers
  • Each room includes a sink 
  • Features community-style living with two- to four-person rooms
  • High-speed internet access through our network
  • Digital cable television 
  • Laundry facilities
  • Vending machines
  • Microwave ovens 
  • Furnishings:
    • Two twin beds that you can bunk or make into lofts
    • Two desks with chairs
    • Two dressers 

Mary Martha Hall is centrally located on campus between the Koehneke Community Center and the Klinck Library. 

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Questions About Housing

If you have any questions, read residential life's frequently asked questions or contact us directly: