Departmental and Specialty Houses
This category of housing includes living units or houses tied to an academic department, student organization, or religious program. Please visit the Room Selection website for application information.
623, 624, 626, 641, and 643 Parsons St.
The five Arts Houses host up to 15 students who serve as the steering committee for the Arts Society. Residents coordinate programs and events that advance the fine and performing arts at Lafayette.
Farber Hall, third floor
This floor is connected to the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.
524 Clinton Terrace
Hillel Society provides a wide range of opportunities and programs for students of all denominations to practice Judaism on campus.
215 McCartney St.
The Hispanic Society of Lafayette, an organization that celebrates the cultural contributions of Latino/as and Latin Americans, uses this off-campus house for regular meetings and events.
200 High St.
Each year about 20 students are invited to live together in this 19th-century stone mansion. Intellectual discourse is the centerpiece. The program encourages the exchange of ideas and information among students with different interests and in different disciplines. Admission is competitive and requires nomination by a faculty member.
101 McCartney St.
Founded in 1970 by the College’s former academic dean David A. Portlock, the Portlock Black Cultural Center primarily supports the educational and social experiences of students of African, Latino, Asian, and Native American descent. The BCC works closely with Lafayette and community organizations to enhance cultural awareness, support community-wide programs, and provide a forum for networking. It features an art gallery, library, upstairs living room, and full-service kitchen. Activities include art exhibits, workshops, dinners for campus guests, alumni events, guest speakers and lectures, classes, receptions, film showings, student social activities, and other community-sponsored events.
Office of Residence Life
132 Farinon Center
Easton, PA 18042
(610) 330-5703 (fax)
Monday-Friday: 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m.
8:15 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. (closed noon-1 p.m.)