Beck Hall

Building Code: BC

South Campus Dr.
P.O. Box 730
Kutztown, PA 19530
Contact Housing

Resident Director: Benjamin Keating
Front Desk: 610-683-4982
Hours: 24-hour front desk
View Health and Wellness Center Hours

An exterior view of Beck hall, with students walking on the DMZ in front.

About Beck Hall

Renovated in 2010, Beck Hall is a three-story structure that houses the Health and Wellness Center and the Counseling Center on the first floor and traditional residential living on the second and third floor. The residential area houses 140 students and is co-ed by wing. There is one Community Assistant per wing (two per floor).  Additional rooms off the lobby include study rooms, computer lab,recreation room with a kitchen, as well as large TV lounge located on the 3rd floor. The lobby area also contains the front desk and mailboxes for students.

The building is dedicated in honor of Bright W. Beck, a 1907 graduate of Keystone State Normal School. He was chair of the social studies department at KSNS and Kutztown State Teachers College. He later became dean of men at the school, retiring in 1951. He passed away in 1970. 

Beck Hall will also house the Social Work Community.

Artist rendering of beck hall single room

Beck Hall

Single room rendering

An exterior view of Beck hall, with students walking on the DMZ in front.

Beck Hall

Double room rendering

Quick Overview: Facilities and Amenities

STYLE Traditional
BUILT 1965
RENOVATED 2010
GENDER Co-ed by wing
BED SPACES 140
ACCESS CONTROL Swipe card access (Building)
Pin pad access (Rooms)
ELEVATOR No
AIR CONDITIONING No
LAUNDRY Coin operated
Card operated (using Bear Bucks)
INTERNET High-speed  wired and wireless internet access
TELEVISION Two connections per room
FURNITURE All moveable
BEDS Height adjustable (approximately 32")
Bunkable
ROOM DIMENSIONS 12' (W) x 15'10" (L)
CEILING HEIGHT 8'1"
WINDOW SIZE 5'6' (W) x 5'(H)
Existing amenities: blinds, traverse rods
MATTRESS SIZE 80" long
MAXIMUM CARPET SIZE  (not provided)
10' (W) x 13" (L)
MISCELLANEOUS Health & Wellness Center on the 1st floor
Study Lounges
Laundry Facilities
Computer Lab
Recreational Room and Lounge Areas
Kitchen