Stuen Hall

Learning Communities: Women’s Empowerment & Gender Equity

Who Lives Here: First Year Students, New Transfer Students, Returning Students

Location: Upper Campus

Bathroom Facilities: Women-Identifying & Gender Non-Conforming

Wing Configurations: First Year Wings, New Transfer/Returner Wings

Welcome to Stuen Hall!

Stuen Hall was renovated in 2015 and provides a gender equity-focused living experience for approximately 100 residents and is home to the Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equity Learning Community. All facilities are gender-inclusive, including bathrooms and showers, however the Learning Community is catered to women, nonbinary, and gender-fluid identifying individuals living there. Men-identifying students and guests may use the bathrooms located on the first floor designated for guests.

Learning Communities

Stuen Hall is home to the Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equity Community.


Stuen Hall is located on upper campus and is next to Hauge Administration building. In either direction, students can easily access Ingram Hall or the Library. Not too far away, students can make late night runs to the University Center at OMM or can enjoy a concert at the Mary Baker Russell Music Center.

Contact Information

Community Director:
Dream Gonzales

CD Contact Number:


Front Desk:

Mailing Address

Student Name
Stuen Hall, Student Room Number
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA  98447

Hall Amenities

  • Wifi available throughout the building 
  • Centralized laundry room
  • Communal kitchens throughout the hall with microwave, stove/oven, and refrigerator
  • Front desk (limited operating hours)  
    • Mail services will deliver envelopes and packages to the hall front desk for convenient pick up
    • Students may check out cleaning (mops, vacuums, brooms) and cooking  (pots/pans) supplies as needed
  • Gender-inclusive bathroom facilities that feature increased privacy with stall dividers extending nearly from floor to ceiling
  • Lounges with seating and large TVs
  • Game room in the basement
  • Tap card access to resident rooms

Room Furnishings

Rooms will be set up in a double-occupancy configuration and come furnished with the following furniture:

  • Two twin-XL mattresses and bedframes
    • Option to loft bed 
  • Two desks with chairs
  • Two built in bookshelves
  • Two dressers with shared vanity
  • Two closets
  • One trash and two recycle bins

Room Style

Stuen rooms are all double occupancy rooms, meaning that they are designed for two students in mind. Singles in Stuen are reserved for students who apply through the Accessibility and Accommodation application.

Bed made into couch in Stuen Hall room.
Stuen Hall Furnished Room
Stuen Hall Lounge Space