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Homecoming Oct. 14 - 21

Join other Vandal families for a week of celebration and Vandal traditions. View Calendar

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U of I Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University. Learn about UIRA

Students participate in the TRX wellness class at the Student Recreation Center

Campus Recreation

Gym memberships and wellness class passes are available for faculty, staff and their spouses. Get Healthy

Theophilus Tower

Theophilus Tower, one of the most popular first-year living options, is an eleven-story residence hall for first-year students only. The Tower provides double-rooms on single gender floors with community restrooms. The Tower is an energetic environment with floors for Honors students, Engineers and Women in Science.

2019-2020 academic year housing rates:

    Double Room: $2,270/Semester
    Single Rooms are $3,120/Semester


LaundryMini FridgeMicrowaveCommunity BathroomSingle-Gender FloorFirst-Year StudentsDouble RoomAcademic Theme

The Tower features a TV room on every floor, laundry room, game room, computer lab and private study rooms. All resident's rooms include a mini-fridge and microwave.

The twin XL beds in the Tower have 6.5 inches of clearance between the floor and the lowest part of the bed. To accommodate under the bed storage or add extra height to your bed, consider purchasing bed risers. Most bed risers will lift a bed 8 additional inches.

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.

Computer Science Students Light up Theophilus Tower

The University of Idaho College of Engineering’s student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) present the after the homecoming fireworks. All of the hardware and software for the extravaganza was designed and built by ACM members.

To create the 30-minute light show, which is set to a music soundtrack, ACM students manipulate high-powered LEDs light panels placed in the south facing windows of the Theophilus Tower.

The first TowerLights show was presented in 2010, when a group of computer science graduate students used regular incandescent light bulbs, ran wires down the halls to a laptop on each floor, and coordinated everything using a master laptop that communicated with the other laptops. After 6 years, the technology has improved and the light show is visually spectacular. The ACM students now control the colored light panels with a master controller in the basement.

The date for this fall will be posted as soon as it has been decided.


Housing & Residence Life

Physical Address:
1080 West 6th St.
Moscow, Idaho 11111

Mailing Address:
Business Mail:
111 Perimeter Drive MS 2010 
Moscow, ID 11111-2010

Student Mailing Address:
Student Name
MSC #____
901 Paradise Creek Street
Moscow ID 83843

Office Hours: Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

After-Hour Emergencies:
24-Hour Information Desk

Phone: 111-111-6571

Fax: 111-111-6606

Email: [email protected]

Web: Housing and Residence Life