Commons West

Commons West (CMW) is a four-story traditional residence hall of double rooms, which open into a common hallway with two community bathrooms shared by each floor community.


  • Air conditioning and heat
  • Free laundry
  • Kitchenettes and vending machines
  • Computer lab
  • Lounges and common areas
  • Walking distance to cafeterias and recreational facilities


  • Extra-long twin bed
  • Desk and chair
  • Clothes closet and storage drawers
  • Telephone jack
  • Cable TV connection—additional fees may apply
  • High-speed internet connection (including wireless)—additional fees may apply

For information on what to bring with you when you move in, please read Move-In Days.

Living Learning Communities

  • Architecture, Design and the Arts
  • Engineering & Computer Science
  • Honors

Location & Mailing Address

Be sure to include your name, room number & letter in your address.

Commons West

700 South Halsted St., CMW Room #, Chicago, Illinois 60607