Mead Residence Hall


The Mead Residence Hall is a year-round building. During the summer field season, Mead provides long-term lodging for scientists and students working in the area for some or all of the field season.

Building capacity: 30

Open: All year

Pets allowed?: Lower level bedrooms only – must enter/exit at south end of building or rear single door into hall

Rooms and number of single beds:

  • Harvey Room – 2
  • Woodruff Room – 2
  • Arbor Vitae Room – 2
  • Hazelhurst Room – 2
  • McEachron Room – 4 (one is high loft)
  • Sayner Room – 2
  • Erickson Room – 4 (one is high loft)
  • Star Lake Room – 4 (one is high loft)
  • Winegar Room – 2
  • Kellner Room – 4 (one is high loft)
  • Steele Room – 2


  • WiFi
  • Separate men’s and women’s restrooms/showers on upper level
  • Two individual restrooms with shower stall on lower level
  • Dining room deck with gas grill (LP fuel provided)
  • Library & Lounge
  • Fireplaces on both levels (dining room and lower level library/lounge)
  • Laundry room with coin-operated washer & dryer; soap and dryer sheet vending
  • Guest rooms have closet and drawer space (platform bed drawers or dresser for high loft), ceiling fan/light, desk/reading lamps, cork/white board, small shelves with hooks
  • Air conditioned

Meal preparation & dining: Double kitchen and dining room in building (Kitchen is equipped with refrigerator/freezers, microwaves, coffee makers, toasters, pots and pans, a crock-pot, plates, bowls, cups, glasses, cooking and eating utensils, food preparation tools such as cutting boards, colanders.) No consumables are provided, including paper napkins or paper towels.