Petersen Residence Hall is home to 501 residents and is located on the west side of campus.

Petersen hall hosts Black’s Gold Grill, neighborhood learning commons and lounge/study spaces. For dining options, this hall is located closest to Hillcrest Market Place.

Who lives here?
  • Co-ed
  • Honors students
  • First-year students
  • Returning students
  • Transfer students
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Physical address

304 Grand Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-353-4382

 

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Mailing address

[Your name]
100 Petersen Hall, Room #
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242

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Front desk

7 a.m.-2 a.m. / 7 days a week

Getting around

There are several ways to get around campus, the Iowa City area and even get out of town. University of Iowa Parking and Transportation provides more information about Cambus, parking, bikes, ridesharing, safe rides and more.

  • Walk to IMU: 10 minutes
  • Walk to Kinnick Stadium: 7 minutes
  • Walk to downtown: 15 minutes
  • Cambus: Blue, Red and Interdorm arrive every 10-12 minutes during business hours
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  • Cable TV jack (TV and cord not provided)
  • Closet
  • Desk and chair
  • Drawer space
  • Extra long twin bed (36 inches x 80 inches)
  • Ethernet internet jack (cord not provided)
  • Pre-lofted beds
  • Recycling containers
  • Window curtains

  • Air conditioning
  • Cambus service
  • DeviceNet
  • Fully furnished
  • ITC print station
  • Laundry
  • Multipurpose room/lounge/study space
  • ResNet
  • Utilities included
  • Wireless internet

2022–23 rates

Single (with air)
Per semester - $4,897.50

Double (with air)
Per semester - $3,803.50

Triple (with air)
Per Semester - $3,229.50

Floor plans and 3D view

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One room is occupied by one resident. A common pod-style bathroom is shared by approximately 15 rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. This is a typical single room. Please note, room layout and size may vary. 

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One room is occupied by two residents. A common pod-style bathroom is shared by approximately 15 rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. This is a typical double room. Please note, room layout and size may vary. 

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One bedroom is occupied by three residents. A common bathroom is shared by approximately 15 rooms. The contract length is fall/spring. This is a typical triple room. Please note, room layout and size may vary. 

Restroom types

This hall has single-user restroom types. 

Single-user

A single-user restroom is a restroom that is designed for one person at a time. As you enter the restroom, you will see a sink, a toilet and a shower for your use, all behind a locking door. Single-user restrooms are open to residents of any gender.

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Meet us
Sarah Solberg

Sarah Solberg

Title/Position
Hall coordinator
Gabin Kundwa

Gabin Kundwa

Title/Position
Assistant hall coordinator
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Kelley Clarke

Title/Position
Office administrator

Emergency Policies

Read our emergency standards and residence hall policies.