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About Lane & Thompson

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Lane & Thompson, located on East Campus, are 2 nearly identical traditional residence halls. Lane & Thompson provide students with easy access to Russell Dining Hall, and is situated next to the Perkins Student Center (home to The Scrounge, Dunkin Donuts and The Hen Zone). Russell is just minutes from classes on the Green, and shuttle buses are capable of transporting residents to all other parts of campus.

& Amenities

  • In addition to a large first-floor social lounge, there is also a basement with many lounges, including: study rooms, TV lounge and laundry. This lends itself to both large gatherings, as well as spaces for small intimate gatherings.
  • Nearly all rooms are traditional style double rooms that lend themselves to great floor bonding. Students on these floors report high satisfaction, and have a great deal of ownership over their area.
& Floorplans


  • Russell Lot
  • Perkins Student Center Garage

    • Next door to the Russell Dining Hall
    • Near the South Green - home to many academic buildings, the library, and Kent Dining Hall
    • Next to the Perkins Student Center. Perkins is home to a Dunkin' Donuts with late night hours and the Scrounge - a food court and lounge space. Most major student organizations are housed in this center as well
    • Harrington Turf - a recreational space, home frisbee and sun basking in the spring and fall, snowmen in the winter, and events all year
    • Harrington Pod - a convenience store with all your essentials just across the turf
    • Freshmen Formal: The Lane & Thompson Complex Community Council hosts this yearly affair
    • Things on Thursdays: Lane & Thompson hosts students' programs or invites Resident Student Organizations weekly on Thursday nights
Initiatives & Opportunities

Complex Community Council
Community councils are student-run student governments focused on advocacy, programming, and community service. Every area on campus has its own community council. In Lane & Thompson and Russell it's known as ThoLaRu (Thompson, Lane, Russell). Learn more about ThoLaRu.

Green Teams
Green Teams are student-run groups interested in learning more about environmental sustainability & hosting programs to promote environmental sustainability actions in residence halls. Learn more about the Russell-Lane-Thompson Green Team.

Service Teams
Service Teams assist with their areas Weekly Service Initiative as well as partner with University entities or other local agencies to create additional service opportunities in their area. Each area on campus has a service organization they partner with. Russell, Lane & Thompson serves the Emmaus House, which is a non-profit agency dedicated to serving families in crisis by providing effective and responsive programs and services. Students go to the home, play with children there, make dinner, or do small improvements around the house.

Learn About More On-Campus Involvement & Leadership Opportunities