West Hall (Kansas State University)

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Coordinates: 39°11′37.35″N 96°34′41.34″W / 39.1937083°N 96.5781500°W / 39.1937083; -96.5781500

West Hall
General information
Type Residential Hall / Academic Building
Architectural style Standard white brick
Address Old Claflin Rd.
Kansas State University
Town or city Manhattan, Kansas
Country United States
Current tenants 300 students
Completed 1966
Technical details
Floor count 5

West Hall is a formerly all-female residence hall at Kansas State University with two wings of males. It is located on the South West corner of the Derby Complex at Kansas State's Manhattan, Kansas campus south of Moore Hall and west of Ford Hall and Haymaker Hall on Old Claflin Road. It has a residence of approximately 300 students, is renowned for its community service and its campus wide involvement.


It was dedicated in honor of Bessie B West.

For many years West has been teamed up with Marlatt Hall for most campus activities including homecoming events. This pairing won the overall homecoming award in 2003 and 2004. In 2005 it was decided to switch to Haymaker Hall.

The Hall had several traditions. Of these traditions, the most well known was the "Marlatt-West Casino Night." This event started in 1984 and had taken place in the Student Union annually for twenty-one years through 2005.







  • QWest Champions - Fifth Floor


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