Wilbur Hall

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Overview

Wilbur Hall is a large residence complex - home to 707 students - consisting of eight houses which surround a central dining commons. One of the houses, Okada, is a four-class house with an Asian American cross-cultural theme. Trancos is an upperclass house. The other six houses are all-freshmen residences. Each house has a lounge, computer cluster, and other common areas, providing gathering spaces for the closely-knit communities, and all residents eat at Wilbur dining hall. The complex has breezeways that connect adjacent houses from the second and third floors and extensive laundry equipment in its basement.

Wilbur Hall is named for Ray Lyman Wilbur, a Stanford alumnus, who served as dean of the Stanford School of Medicine,third Stanford president (1916-1943), and chancellor. As with Stern Hall, Wilbur was built following World War II and moved away from the arches and intricacies that characterized the rest of Stanford campus. Each house in Wilbur is named for a Spanish word.  Though originally designed as an all-men’s residence, the complex has been co-ed for several decades.

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

General Information

Residence Name

Wilbur Hall
Map

Neighborhood

Eastside

Navigation Address

658 Escondido Road, Stanford, CA 94305

Housing Front Desk

Wilbur Housing Front Desk

Resident Fellow

TBD
Dining Service

Stanford's largest residential dining complex, Wilbur Dining serves residents of Arroyo, Cedro, Junipero, Okada, Otero, Rinconada, Soto, and Trancos.

Housing Category

Six houses, all freshmen; one house, four-class; one house, sophomore priority

Custodial Service

University managed

Common Areas

Each house in Wilbur has its own lounge, dining room, and other common areas, providing popular gathering spaces for residents.

The Houses

Arroyo   Cedro
Arroyo Cedro
Junipero Okada
Junipero Okada
Otero   Rinconada
Otero Rinconada
Soto Trancos
Soto Trancos

House Facts

Arroyo

 

Configuration:

All Freshmen

Co-ed type:

Co-ed by corridor

Cedro

 

Configuration:

All Freshmen

Co-ed type:

Co-ed by corridor

Junipero

 

Configuration:

All Freshmen

Co-ed type:

Two single-gender floors and one co-ed floor

Okada (Theme House)

 

Configuration:

Four-class residence

Co-ed type:

Two single-gender floors and one co-ed floor

Theme house:

Asian American cross-cultural theme
Residents participate in theme programs ranging from campus-wide events to in-house classes, film and lecture series, group discussions, artistic productions, and readings by noted authors. Okada has held the Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month as well as the Asian Theater Project in previous years. Pre-assignment to this residence requires an agreement to support the program.

Otero

 

Configuration:

All Freshmen

Co-ed type:

Co-ed by corridor

Rinconada

 

Configuration:

All Freshmen

Co-ed type:

Co-ed by corridor

Soto

 

Configuration:

All Freshmen

Co-ed type:

Co-ed by corridor

Trancos

 

Configuration:

Upperclass residence
Co-ed type:

Co-ed by corridor

Furnishings

General

Bedroom

Wall-to-wall carpeting

Extra-long twin bed

Window coverings

Desk and chair

High-speed internet access

Bookshelves

Telephone and telephone line

Dresser

Cable TV capability

Mirror
 

Waste basket and recycling bin

Bathroom

Communal single-sex bathrooms with showers are located on each floor.  

Sample Floor Plans

Wilbur Single
Single room - Top View
Wilbur Double
Double room - Top View