Traditional Complexes

Housing for first-years and upperclassmen

Located throughout campus, and convenient to all students, traditional complexes are the most popular residence halls at Eckerd College. 

Each complex has a community lounge, outdoor courtyard, vending machines, and a laundry facility. With a Resident Advisor in each house, traditional houses have multiple bathrooms on each floor and a study area upstairs!

The dimensions for the double rooms within the houses listed below are approximately 11′ x 16′, or 200 sq. ft. Single rooms are slightly smaller at 171 sq. ft., and corner-double rooms are slightly larger at 219 sq. ft.

There are several rooms in the Kappa and Zeta complexes that measure 196 sq. ft., and 153 sq ft. as well.

The closets in all rooms are about 36″W x 25″D x 72″‘H.

All campus housing is smoke-free.

The Alpha Complex is our closest residence hall to the academic side of campus as well as the athletic fields. Surrounding Alpha is the main cafeteria, the Go Pavilion and student parking.

Alpha Complex houses and house themes:

House in Alpha House Themes
Prasch House First-Year Housing
Mill House First-Year Housing
Gershwin House First-Year Housing
Gandhi House First-Year Housing

All-female

Please note: this complex is a completely non-smoking environment, which includes the outdoor balconies and courtyards.

The Beta complex is famous for having Eckerd’s Waterfront, Frenchman’s Creek and a running path in its backyard. Beta has easy access to student parking, is across the street from the main cafeteria, and is our closest complex to the athletic fields.

Beta Complex houses and house themes:

House in Beta House Themes
Benedict House All-female
Dante House First-Year Housing

Health & Wellness

Darwin House Large Pet Housing
Kennedy House First-Year Housing

Large Pet Housing

Please note: this complex is a completely non-smoking environment, which includes the outdoor balconies and courtyards.

Across the street from the main cafeteria, the Delta complex features a newly renovated community lounge, is across the street from our newly installed dog park, and has convenient access to student parking. Delta is also the closest complex the only car wash station on campus.

Delta Complex houses and house themes:

House in Delta House Themes
Berkeley House
Copley House
Ibsen House All-female
Large Pet Housing
James House Large Pet Housing

As the first residence hall on Dorm Drive, the Epsilon complex is located next to the Peter Armacost Library, is the closest complex to Triton’s Pub, and has easy access to student parking.

Epsilon Complex houses and house themes:

House in Epsilon House Themes
Douglas House Large Pet Housing
Dalton House First-Year Housing
Blakely House First-Year Housing
Beecher House Large Pet Housing

With a running path, a community fire pit, the main cafeteria, and our newly installed dog park just steps away, the Gamma complex has a great location as well as beautiful views of Boca Ciega Bay.

Gamma Complex houses and house themes:

House in Gamma House Themes
Wilson House Large Pet Housing
Freeman House
Knox House Community Service
Newton House All-female

Located next to the recreation field and the South Beach Recreation Area, the Kappa complex is our closest residence hall to the Galbraith Marine Science Laboratory as well as the visual and performing arts buildings. Kappa residents also have access to an outdoor grill, a community fire pit, and nearby student parking lots.

Kappa Complex houses and house themes:

House in Kappa House Themes
Oberg House Large Pet Housing
Morris House
Leighton House
Scott House Large Pet Housing

Wedged between the Omega and Nu complexes, the Zeta complex has beautiful views of  Zeta Pond and Boca Ciega Bay.

Zeta Complex houses and house themes:

House in Zeta House Themes
Henderson House
Hiaasen House
Hubbard House Large Pet Housing
Kirby House Large Pet Housing