Whitehouse Hall

The Basics

Whitehouse Hall is located on the corner of Hannah and Porter Streets. This is a suite-style residence hall, meaning two double-occupancy rooms share a bathroom (four people share one bathroom). Whitehouse Hall has four floors, housing up to 207 sophomore through senior-level students.


Room Furnishings

Per Student:

  • XL twin size bed (80” x 36”)
  • Can be bunked or placed as singles
  • Desk and desk chair
  • Bookcase/shelf
  • Closet
  • Chest of drawers (three-drawer unit)

Per Room:

  • Cable TV hookup
  • Mini blinds

Building your own loft is prohibited. All college furniture must remain in the room throughout the entire academic year.


Board Plan

Students in Whitehouse Hall must select 1 of 3 Residence Hall Block Plans. Please see the Dining Services page for more information.


Residence Hall Amenities

  • Full kitchen
    • Stove
    • Sink
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
  • Various Lounges
    • Sofas, chairs, tables, etc.
    • Large screen TV
    • Ping Pong table
    • Piano
  • Computer Lab
    • Desktop computers
    • Black and white printer
  • Check Out
    • Students can check out different items from the RA Office during On Call Hours
      • Games
      • Cleaning supplies
      • Limited cookware
  • Laundry Machines
    • Five washers and five dryers (free of charge)

Residents are responsible for the housekeeping of their individual rooms and suite bathrooms. Albion College cleans other common areas (lounges, public restrooms, kitchen, etc.)


Internet Access

Whitehouse Hall has wireless access throughout the building. Wired connections are available upon request (submit work order request to the Helpdesk to be connected).


Key Access

Whitehouse Hall is set up with a card system that allows students to use their Albion1Card as a key to their residential building. Students will receive a key from the Office of Residential Life that will lock/unlock their individual room door.


Residential Life Staff

Residence Hall Director (RD)

  • A full-time professional staff member hired through the Office of Residential Life lives on the first floor of Whitehouse Hall year round.
  • Whitehouse Hall RD also oversees Seaton Hall, Fiske House, Ingham Hall, and Dean Hall.

Resident Assistant (RA)

  • An upper-class student leader hired through the Office of Residential Life
  • Each wing houses one RA (RA to student ratio 1:32)


Smoking Policy

Whitehouse Hall is a smoke-free facility. Fore more information about Use of Tobacco Products, please see page 79 in our 2015-2016 Student Handbook.


Emergency Telephone Locations

Whitehouse Hall has one emergency telephone location that is a direct line to Campus Safety:

  1. West exterior door (Hannah street side) – indicated by a blue light

Please see Campus Safety’s Emergency Telephone Location Map for all emergency telephone locations.


Room Sign Up Requirements

Students interested in living in Whitehouse must apply in groups of four (same gender) during the Suite phase of the Room Selection Process.

Suite Applications are due Thursday, March 31, 2016 by 4:00 PM.

pdfSuite Application

For information on room rates, please see the Accounting Office's Tuition & Fees page.


Physical Address

1001 Porter Street
Albion, MI 49224

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Room Layouts

Whitehouse: Ground Floor Layout
Whitehouse: First Floor Layout
Whitehouse: Second Floor Layout
Whitehouse: Third Floor Layout