Cole Residence Hall

Cole Hall exterior

625 Elm Drive | Madison, WI 53706-1126 | Map
241 residents | Mixed coed floors | Double rooms 

Residents of Cole Residence Hall come together and create a fun and exciting place to live. Surrounded by the Lakeshore Nature Preserve, sand volleyball courts, tennis courts, and the Allen Centennial Gardens, residents of Cole always have plenty of options of things to do and see in the area. Home to the BioHouse, students interested in the biological sciences can benefit from participating in this learning community that will help them narrow down the field, and explore it more through academic resources and extracurricular activities.

Cole is located between two dining options, which provides residents with both grab-and-go and sit-down dining. Four Lakes Market (one of six dining markets on campus) is across the street on the west side of the main entrance, and Carson's Market is just a block away to the east. Are you interested in seeing a room in Cole Hall in person? If so, feel free to schedule a University Housing Tour with one of our University Housing Ambassadors to see a room in the building and learn more about the general scope of housing on campus.

Building Features   
Nearest Dining Facility (~walking time) Four Lakes Market (2 min)
Computer Lab On-Site Yes
UW-Madison Classroom Located in Building No
UW-Madison Academic Advising On-Site Yes
Carpeting Provided No
Hall Desk On-Site No (nearby in Holt)
Air Conditioned Resident Rooms No
Higher Room Rate No
Bathrooms Shared By Floor
Double Room Costs (2017-18)*  $7,975.00

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  • Room Dimensions: ~10'7" x 15'6"
  • Recommended Carpet Size: 9' x 12'
  • Space Under Lofted Bed: Futon/loveseat up to 79" wide fits under bed
  • Lockable Drawer Dimensions: 20" x 18.5" x 3.5"
  • Mattress: 36" x 80"

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* This room cost total does not include any applicable learning community fees or housing food purchases. For additional information on any designated learning community fees and average food purchases, view the Rates for Academic Year 2017-18.

**Typical room dimensions shown. Rooms vary slightly.