The Houses

Living within the West Campus House System

Alice Cook House, Hans Bethe House, Carl Becker House, William Keeton House, and Flora Rose House are the five houses of the West Campus House System, Cornell's Residential College initiative. Alice Cook House, in addition to the main wing built in 2004, includes Boldt Tower, Boldt Hall, North Baker, and Baker Tower. Hans Bethe House includes McFaddin Hall. Flora Rose House includes South Baker, Lyon, Founders, and Mennen Hall. Carl Becker House and William Keeton House are singular buildings. The Houses accommodates from 325 (Keeton House) to 450 (Cook House) upperclass undergraduate students, and each has its own dining room, common areas, library, guest suite, as well as rooms for computing, seminars, academic support, studying, and socializing.