Theophilus Tower, one of the most popular residence halls, is an 11-story building for nearly 400 first-year students. The Tower is home to students in every academic degree and is a community committed to helping students become involved on campus. The Vandal Edge program (see below) in this building helps students succeed from the first day by encouraging students to connect with peers and the university.
Housing rates for a Double Room: $2,150/Semester; Single Room, $2,950/Semester.
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The Tower offers 11 gender-specific floors with community restrooms. Each floor offers double rooms; all rooms include two twin beds, two vanity/dresser sets, two closets, two desks and two chairs. The building also includes entertainment lounges, study lounges and a computer lab. Themes in the Tower include: Engineering and Computer Science, Women in Idaho Science and Engineering (WiiSE), and Honors.
- 1st Floor: Female | See Floor Plan
- 2nd Floor: Male | See Floor Plan
- 3rd Floor: Male | See Floor Plan
- 4th Floor: Female | See Floor Plan
- 5th Floor: Male | See Floor Plan
- 6th Floor: Female | See Floor Plan
- 7th Floor: Male Engineering/Computer Science | See Floor Plan
- 8th Floor: Male Engineering/Computer Science | See Floor Plan
- 9th Floor: Female Women in Idaho Science and Engineering (WiiSE) | See Floor Plan
- 10th Floor: Female Honors Program | See Floor Plan
- 11th Floor: Male Honors Program | See Floor Plan
University Housing is dedicated to providing students a successful first year on campus. Students living in the Tower and Wallace Residence Center's Willey 1st and 2nd floor (Carter Hall) are required to participate in the Vandal Edge program, designed to help students become active members of the University of Idaho community.
Students must complete the following requirements of the Vandal Edge program during the fall semester:
- Attend two culturally based programs.
- Participate in one service project.
- Become a member of a student organization or club.
- Attend one workshop presented by an Academic Peer Mentor.
- Attend one study session presented by an Academic Peer Mentor.
- Meet with a University of Idaho Academic Advisor.
- Complete and review the MAP-Works survey.