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Florence Moore Hall


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Florence Moore Hall (or “FloMo”) consists of seven separate houses – some all-frosh, some upperclass, and one 4-class - that radiate from a central dining servery. Built on a hillside near White Plaza, Tresidder Student Union, and Lake Lagunita, FloMo is perhaps best known for the wall-to-wall windows in each room and for the up to eight flavors of ice cream served at every meal.

The Structured Liberal Education program, based in Alondra and Cardenal houses, focuses on artists and intellectuals drawn largely, but not entirely, from the Western tradition. This is a 4-class program, although most participants are frosh. 

Designed by Milton Pflueger, head of California’s oldest architectural firm, Florence Moore Hall was deliberately built to be asymmetrical. The often-recounted story is that Florence Moore, who donated $1 million for the residence, provided the money on the condition that ice cream be served each day in the dining halls. She also specified that closets in each room accommodate a woman’s formal gown. Florence Moore’s husband, Robert S. Moore, joined her in having a residence named after him - the Row house called Robert S. Moore South or, more commonly, BOB.

For information on the accessibility of residences for both living and visiting, please reference our Undergraduate Residences Accessibility Summary chart.


General Information

Residence NameFlorence Moore Hall – Map
Area of CampusWestside
Navigation Address436 Mayfield Avenue, Stanford, CA 94305
Housing Service CenterOlive Housing Service Center
Dining ServiceFloMo Dining is a favorite among students and is known campus-wide for its exhibition cooking specials, popular salad bar and ice cream. A Stanford Dining neighborhood dining hall meal plan is required.
Housing CategoryAll-frosh, 4-Class and Upperclass
Custodial ServiceUniversity managed


Single room - Top View
Double Room - Top View
Quad Room - Top View

Florence Moore Houses

East FloMo


Co-ed Type


Alondra (Lark)All-froshMixed-gender by corridorStructured Liberal Education (SLE) 
Cardenal (Cardinal)4-ClassMixed-gender by corridorStructured Liberal Education (SLE) 
Faisan (Pheasant)UpperclassMixed-gender by corridorLearn More


West FloMo


Co-ed Type


Gavilan (Hawk)Upperclassmixed-gender by corridorLearn More
Loro (Parrot)Upperclassmixed-gender by corridorLearn More
Mirlo (Robin)All-froshmixed-gender by corridorLearn More
Paloma (Pigeon)Upperclassmixed-gender by corridorLearn More 




Wall-to-wall carpetingExtra-long twin bed
Window coveringsDesk and chair
High-speed internet accessBookshelves
Waste basket and recycling binDresser