Jesse H. Ames Suites

Jesse H. Ames Suites

Jesse H. Ames Suites (Ames Suites) opened in Fall 2012 and is the newest residence hall on the UWRF campus. It is a green building and has been awarded the prestigious LEED-NC v2009 Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Ames Suites has seven Residents Assistants, one Assistant Complex Director, and one Hall Director.

Requirement to live in Ames: For the 2015-16 academic year, Ames is a non-first year student hall (a first year student here is someone who is in their first semester of college since graduating from high school, whether or not they have already taken college courses).

Room Information/Design

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History of Jesse H. Ames Suites

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Mailing Address

(Room #) Jesse H. Ames Suites
851 Wild Rose Ave
River Falls, WI 54022


Ann Lydecker Living Learning Center

George R. Field South Fork Suites and Jesse H. Ames Suites are connected on 1st floor through the Ann Lydecker Living Learning Center. On campus students and organizations may reserve rooms in the Living Learning Center for organizational, programming or educational use. Find information for reserving space in the Living Learning Center here.

The Living Learning Center comprises:

  • Two small multi-purpose rooms
  • A fireplace lounge
  • A large gathering place that can be broken up into three smaller rooms

Building Specifics

  • Four-story coed residence hall located on the east side of campus
  • Wireless internet is available throughout the building
  • Houses 240 students
  • Residents will be required to be on a meal plan
  • Academic year single and double housing rates apply to Jesse H. Ames Suites
  • Students will live in Pods that are made up of 3 clusters. Each pod:
    • Houses 22 students
    • Consists of 10 double and 2 single rooms
    • Shares common space with flat screen TV and furniture and kitchenette
    • Offers a scatter coed experience, where men and women reside as neighbors
    • Provides separate bathroom and shower facilities for men and women
  • Laundry facilities are located on all floors
  • Smaller kitchens with full oven ranges are available on the 2nd and 4th floors
  • Additional study space available on each floor

Contact Us

Department of Residence Life
Division of Student Affairs
M-F, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
B3 East Hathorn Hall