Phone: 580.774.3024
Fax: 580.774.7135
reslife@swosu.edu

Rogers & Jefferson Halls

Rogers and Jefferson Halls are seven-story twin towers that houses 400 male residents. The residential floors house central RA quarters, bathroom facilities, resident rooms, and a total of 4 free laundry facilities located throughout the towers. Rooms are typically furnished for double occupancy and include 2 regular sized twin beds, 2 closets, 2 desks and chairs, and 2 dressers. Any of these rooms may be reserved as private rooms as space permits. For convenience, all rooms include TV cable service and wireless internet service free of charge. The lobby of each tower includes a living area, billiards, foosball, ping pong, vending machines, and a TV lounge.

Rogers and Jefferson Halls provide many unique activities for residents. Dodgeball tournament, ping pong tournament, Thunder watch parties, Super Bowl parties, and numerous other events to provide many great opportunities for residents to get to know one another.

Rogers & Jefferson Halls Housing Coordinator

Luke McCullom

Luke McCullom

Luke’s hometown is Edmond, Oklahoma. He graduated from Edmond Memorial High School in 2007. He then came to SWOSU and completed his degree in Parks and Recreation Management in 2011. In 2013 he received his Master’s Degree in Education. He first started for Residence Life in 2009 as an RA, and then in the fall of 2013 he accepted the Housing Coordinator position at Rogers and Jefferson Halls. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife in the great outdoors or relaxing in their hammocks.

Rogers and Jefferson Hall Staff

Resident Assistants

Obi Van-Lare
James Burns
Nathan Seigrist
Chesney Swartwood
Matt Facklam
Stewart Tripp
Anthony Braden
Tayla Steckel
John Srader
Clay Brooks
Andrew Jones
Cindy Phan

Frequently Asked Questions

Who may apply for housing on the SWOSU campus?
How long is the housing term for which I am signing up for?
What are my payment options?
Must meal plans be purchased?
Can I get a private room?
What if I change my mind?
When will I know my housing assignment and roommate?
If my friend and I want to be roommates, what should we do?
How do I make changes for meal plans, room assignments, roommates or to switch buildings?
Where and for what can I use my ID card?
Where do I park and do I need a parking permit?


Who may apply for housing on the SWOSU campus?
University housing is available for current SWOSU students, faculty, and staff only.

How long is the housing term for which I am signing up for?
Housing accommodations are available in a 9-month academic term and/or a 3-month summer term. Space is often limited and reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

What are my payment options?
You can make payments all at once or in four installments. Any further questions, please contact the business office at (580)-774-3019.

Must meal plans be purchased?
A meal plan must be purchased if you live in a Residence Hall.

Can I get a private room?
Private rooms are assigned as space permits and are allotted on a seniority basis for all returning residents. All new applicants are given priority according to completed deposit and reservation agreement. Email requests to reslife@swosu.edu

What if I change my mind?
You are free to change your mind and receive your refunded deposit anytime before the cancellation deadline on the contract. Cancellation after the deadline will result in a forfeit of the deposit. Once a resident officially checks into his/her residence, he/she is bound to fulfill the full term and cancellation would then require an opt-out fee. Email requests to reslife@swosu.edu

When will I know my housing assignment and roommate?
Emails will be sent to the residents SWOSU student email account by August 1st. The email will give room number, roommate name and the roommate’s phone number.

If my friend and I want to be roommates, what should we do?
On the application (back), make sure to fill out the roommate questionnaire. Put your roommate request AND fill out description/expectations. Note: Do this ASAP because once assignments are made it is difficult to make changes.

How do I make changes for meal plans, room assignments, roommates or to switch buildings?
Email your request to reslife@swosu.edu OR go to the Residence Life Office (located at southwest corner of Neff Hall under the blue awning).

Where and for what can I use my ID card?
The ID card can be used at the Duke's Diner (cafeteria), University Grill, Beanery (located in student union), Freshens (located in the wellness center), University Market (also known as the C-store, located next to the bookstore), and vending machines in the buildings for food/dining purposes. ID cards can also be used to get into SWOSU games/activities and Wellness Center for free.

Where do I park and do I need a parking permit?
There is parking available around each building. Students do need a parking permit, which they can get at campus police (located at the southeast corner of campus). Make sure to take Student ID, license plate number, and the make/model of the vehicle.

What To Bring With You

Most students living on campus will have a roommate. When deciding what to bring, contact your roommate first so you will not bring the same items. All rooms come furnished with a twin bed, dresser, closet space, desk, and chair for each person, as well as cable television hookup and wireless internet access. Items you might want to bring for your room:

Small Refrigerator
(up to 4.5 cubic feet)
Pictures Television
VCR/DVD Player Stereo/Radio
Computer/Printer etc. Microwave Plastic Dishes
Cups & Silverware Pillows & Linens Alarm Clock
Music Games Laundry Bag
DVDs/VHS tapes Stackable Crates Extra Lamp
Strongly Suggested Extras
Surge Protected Extension Cords 3M Command Adhesive Strips

What To Leave At Home

Pets Hot plates Candles
Incense Halogen lamps
Inappropriate material
Any heating devices with an exposed heating element Alcoholic beverage containers (even for decoration)

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Floor Plan