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Gertrude S. Bergstrom Hall

Bergstrom Hall is a coeducational residence hall, located on the north side of campus overlooking the Fox River. It houses approximately 80 first-year students. First-year Honors Program participants call Bergstrom home.

Previous Bergstrom residents tell us they love the strong sense of community that this small hall offers.

This residence hall requires a residential meal plan based on your housing year classification.

Building Features
Each of the three floors of Bergstrom has a central lounge where you can relax, study or visit with friends. The first floor contains the hall’s full kitchen. The second-floor lounge is set up with tables for quiet study. 

Each room is furnished with:

  • Two loftable beds
  • Two closets
  • Two dressers
  • Two desks and chairs
  • Full-length mirror
  • Curtains
  • Bulletin board

Loftable Beds 

Each student is provided with the necessary bed pieces to completely assemble a loftable bed in their room. Each loftable bed set has a sleeping surface (bedframe), mattress and four bed side pieces.

All the pieces needed to loft a bed are provided, there are no rental pieces needed. A mallet may be needed to adjust the height of the beds which will be provided during move in. Tours are provided during the first year orientation program to look at the loftable beds.

Refrigerator and Microwave

These appliances are not provided in the the room and the college does not have a rental program. Students would need to provide their own.  What to bring.

Each room includes internet and TV access.  Please see the ITS Service Desk page for more details.

The staff consists of three resident assistants and one area coordinator. These staff members focus their programming efforts specifically for the Honors Program community and often collaborate with faculty (Honors and otherwise) to provide engaging and relevant in-hall programs. The area coordinator's holds office hours in Bergstrom Hall twice a week.

Honors Program Activities
Honors residential activities are coordinated by the resident assistants, director of the honors program and Honors residents and have included:

  • Opening picnic with Honors faculty and students
  • Honors Council Meetings
  • Tour of the Norbertine Abbey with dinner
  • Leadership workshops, movie nights and study breaks
  • End of the year closing dinner with Senior Honors students

Assignment Process
All first year residential students admitted into the Honors Program at St. Norbert College will be assigned to the Honors Residential Community in Bergstrom Hall. Priority for placement for Bergstrom will be given to students admitted to the Honors Program.

Have more questions about Honors housing? Check out our frequently asked questions.

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