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Earlham College is committed to providing a safe and healthy working and learning environment for the students, faculty, staff and visitors on its campus. As of July 1, 2016, Earlham College is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.

Olvey-Andis Residence Hall



Average Room Dimensions:

  • Window: 5' x 5'
  • Room: 10.5' x 16.5'
  • Ceiling: 9'

Click for a diagram of each floor of the residence hall:



The College supplies the following items for each student:

  • 1 extra long twin-sized bed
  • 1 desk with chair
  • 1 dresser
  • 1 towel rack or hook
  • 1 bookcase per room
  • 1 mirror per room


  • Three in all, conveniently located on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors. Each kitchen is equipped with microwaves, full-size refrigerators, stoves, sinks, counter-space, and some individual storage units.

Laundry Room:

  • Located on every floor, with washers and dryers.


  • Limited storage space is available for students over the summer free of charge. Please refer to Earlham College's Storage Policy for further instruction.

Television and Cable:

  • The residence hall is equipped with a TV lounge on every floor.

Room Amenities:

  • Ethernet (network) data jack and access to the building’s WiFi connection provided in each room. One standard cat-5 compatible Ethernet jack for 100 Mbps connection to campus network and internet is available in each room, students may utilize a standard splitter or network hub if additional ports are needed.

Vending Machines:

  • Located on the 1st floor. Drink and snack machines are both available.

Safety and Fire Information

Each residence hall is equipped with an electronic fire alarm system consisting of strobe and horn fixtures, fire alarm pull stations, and smoke detectors in all resident room and common areas and thermal (heat) detectors in the kitchens. Fire extinguishers are located throughout the residence hall. Fire escape plans are located on the back of each resident's door.

Instructions for properly heating/cooling your room safely are provided by the College.

All residence halls have a card access system. Students, teaching and administrative faculty with an encoded ID are afforded access. Campus phones outside each building provide access to residents or to Campus Safety & Security in case of an emergency.

Contact person

Erica Hoffman

Area Director

Phone: (765) 983-1574

E-mail Erica

Quick Facts

Birth date: 1949

Remodeled: 2007

Nickname: "OA"

Acronym: OA

Occupancy: 116 with three stories — 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors (Double and Triple Rooms)

Placement: Co-ed

Smoke-Free Residence Hall: There is no smoking or burning of incense anywhere in the building.

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