Hans Bethe House
Hans Bethe House, Ithaca, NY 14850
Hans Bethe House is a part of the West Campus House System, a faculty-led community for upperlevel students on Cornell’s west campus.
Bethe House includes a main building with residential rooms and suites, apartments for the House Professor-Dean and Assistant Dean and their families, and a House Office, dining room, library, and other common spaces. The community also includes the Gothic building McFaddin Hall, which houses Bethe House residents.
For more information about the Bethe House Community, visit the Bethe House website. For more information about the West Campus community, visit the West Campus House System website.
Open to transfer and upperlevel students
350+ residents, approximately 315 in the main building, and 60 in McFaddin Hall
Made up of approximately 65% sophomores, 25% juniors, and 10% seniors, with about 15% of the total population being transfer students
Main building has a House Office, dining room, library, TV lounge, and laundry facilities
Single, double, and quad rooms along hallways with shared bathrooms, plus 38 five- to seven-person suites, each with its own bathroom and sitting room
Bedrooms contain, for each occupant: an extra-long twin bed, a closet and a bureau (or a wardrobe/bureau combination), a desk and a desk chair, a desk lamp, a wastebasket, and floor carpeting
Wireless Internet Access
Hans Bethe House rooms do not have air conditioning.
The Dale R. Corson House Professor-Dean is Andrew Hicks, Associate Professor of Music and Medieval Studies. He lives in the house and helps to lead the community.
Bethe House also has approximately 30 House Fellows who are associated with the community and interact with residents regularly.
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