Community life matters.

Living on campus is an integral part of the undergraduate experience. The vision of a spiritually contagious, academically excellent, richly resourced, and culturally diverse environment is reinforced and accomplished when students are living together in community for this season. Information regarding the university's residency policy can by found in the Student Handbook.

Central Hall

Located on the second and third levels above the university's DeWitt Field, Central Hall houses approximately 92 upperclassmen. Community lounges on the second and third floors provide space for residents to interact, watch television or study.

  • Established: 2013
  • Residents: Upperclassmen (coed by floor)
  • Configuration: Suite Style—Two rooms, each housing two residents, are joined by a bathroom.
  • Accessibility: In addition to an elevator, the residence hall includes two single-occupany, barrier-free rooms to assist physically challenged students.
  • On-site Laundry Facility: Yes
  • WiFi Available: Yes
  • Resident Director: Emily Johnston

Central Hall Room Layout

Cook Hall

Named after Emajean "Pat" Cook, a successful businessman and philanthropist, Cook Hall houses approximately 136 students. Cook Hall is connected to Van Osdel Hall by a three-story glass atrium. The common areas feature shared lounges with television, kitchenette, study lounge and game area.

  • Established: 2000
  • Residents: Women (freshmen & upperclassmen)
  • Configuration: Suite Style—Two rooms are joined by a bathroom.
  • Accessibility: In addition to an elevator, the residence hall includes two single-occupany, barrier-free rooms to assist physically challenged students.
  • On-site Laundry Facility: Yes
  • WiFi Available: Yes

Cook Hall Room Layout

Crawford Hall

Named after Dr. Joe Crawford who began as a student at Cornerstone in 1948 and was associated with Grand Rapids Theological Seminary for 52 years, Crawford Hall houses approximately 109 upperclassmen. Community lounges provide space to interact, watch television or study.

  • Established: 1980
  • Residents: Uppperclassmen (coed by floor)
  • Configuration: Apartment Style—Living units are comprised of a kitchen with a stove and refrigerator, bathroom, living area and two bedrooms.
  • On-site Laundry Facility: Yes
  • WiFi Available: Yes

Crawford Hall Room Layout

Keithley Hall

Housing approximately 80 upperclassmen, Keithley Hall is named after Dr. Howard Keithley who faithfully served on the board of trustees at Cornerstone University for 32 years and as interim president from 1958-59. The residence hall's first floor features a prayer room and furnished lounge.

  • Established: 1975
  • Residents: Upperclassmen (coed by floor)
  • Configuration: Suite Style—Two rooms, each housing two residents, are joined by a bathroom.
  • On-site Laundry Facility: Yes
  • WiFi Available: Yes
  • Resident Director: Susan Whaley

Keithley Hall Room Layout

Pickitt Hall

Overlooking the pond, Pickitt Hall houses 187 women and is named after Mrs. Ann Pickitt, wife of Allegan businessman Harry Pickitt. The residence hall includes a furnished lounge with a pool table and large television.

  • Established: 1970
  • Residents: Women (freshmen & upperclassmen)
  • Configuration: Community Style (newly rennovated in Summer 2016!)
  • On-site Laundry Facility: Yes
  • WiFi Available: Yes
  • Resident Director: Kimberly Bytwerk, M.A.

Pickitt Hall Room Layout

Quincer Hall

Housing 82 men, Quincer Hall is named after Dr. Sheldon Byron Quincer who was one of the 10 original part-time instructors at Cornerstone in 1941 and faithfully served as an instructor for the institution for 27 years. Known on campus for is unique brotherhood atmosphere, the residence hall features a furnished lounge for community building.

  • Established: 1964
  • Residents: Men (freshmen & upperclassmen)
  • Configuration: Community Style
  • On-site Laundry Facility: Yes
  • WiFi Available: Yes
  • Resident Director: Mark Muha, M.S.

Quincer Hall Room Layout

Van Osdel Hall

Van Osdel Hall, a three-story residence hall that houses approximately 103 residents, is named in honor of Dr. Oliver W. VanOsdel who was a recognized Christian leader for his conviction, courage and vision. The residence hall's basement features a spacious lounge with a pool table, foosball table, large television and study area.

  • Established: 1977
  • Residents: Men (freshmen & upperclassmen)
  • Configuration: Suite Style—Two rooms, each housing two residents, are joined by a bathroom.
  • On-site Laundry Facility: Yes
  • WiFi Available: Yes
  • Resident Director: Ryan Williams

Van Osdel Room Layout

Fuller, Knol and Morris Apartments

Named for David O. Fuller, first president of Cornerstone University; Gerard Knol, third president of Cornerstone; and Lloyd Morris, former board member and pastor, the three apartment-style buildings contain 48 one-and-two-bedroom units, including two guest apartments. Apartments are leased on a year-by-year basis by the Campus Services office.

  • Established: 1965 (Fuller), 1965 Knol) and 1970 (Morris)
  • Residents: Traditional Undergraduate & Grand Rapids Theological Seminary Students
  • Configuration: Apartment Style
    Please Note: Priority for leasing each year is determined by overall housing needs of the university. Available apartments are generally reserved first for students who are married, students with children and students over 25 years of age.
  • On-site Laundry Facility: Yes
  • Contact: The leased apartments are managed by the Campus Services office. Call 616.222.1420 for more information.