Trout Hall

About Trout Hall

Named after former dean of the college of history and social science, George Trout, this hall was completed in 1955 and is structurally identical to its neighboring residence halls, Tanner and Bowen. It underwent a complete renovation in the summer of 2010. Located on the north side of campus, Trout Hall is just steps away from the university's Axe Library, the Axe Grind coffee shop, featuring Starbucks Coffee, and Carnie Smith Stadium.

• 102 residents

• Co-ed by floor

• Central lobby, study lounge, kitchen area, and recreation room

• Located in north-campus complex

• Free laundry facilities available

Overman Student Center just steps away

One of the best things about living on campus is ... living on campus! All of Pittsburg State's residence halls are within walking distance of the incredible Overman Student Center. The living room of the university, the Overman Student Center offers you access to amazing food at the Gorilla Crossing or  Einstein's Bagels. You can enjoy live entertainment at the U-Club, listen to amazing speakers in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom, watch a movie in the mini-movie theater, shop for the latest Pitt State gear in the Barnes & Noble bookstore or just relax with your friends in one of our the many study areas.

The Overman Student Center is also home to the Campus Activities Center and Student Government Association. There's so much to see and do and it's all just steps away when you live on campus.

The full collegiate experience

There's so much more to college than the classroom. At Pittsburg State you'll have the opportunity for leadership and personal growth through involvement in one of the 150+ student organizations, experiencing incredible programs from visiting lecturers and enjoying our championship caliber athletics. You'll find a campus designed to support your academic and co-curricular goals. When you live on campus, you’re directly connected to all of the excitement and opportunities that our Pittsburg State has to offer.

You’ll meet students from around the world who share your passion for academics, and you’ll have the opportunity to become part of our supportive residential hall community. Live in the heart of the excitement, capture the full collegiate experience ... live on campus.


Explore Hall Living

Students in Crimson Commons

Catch up on homework, watch TV, or just relax with friends (picture shows Crimson Commons living area).

Students in Lobby

The lobby area of each hall provides students with a relaxed atmosphere and features amenities such as vending machines, relaxation areas, big screen televisions, and small kitchenette areas offered in most halls.

Students in Room

Students have many options when it comes to room design, layout and style. It's easy to make yours feel like home.

Students in Room

Recreation areas for healthy lifestyle

Students in Room

Students can even do their own laundry without ever leaving campus, as each residence hall features its own laundry facility.

Students in Room

Convenient dining areas.


  • Laundry areas in the basement
  • Cozy lobby
  • Filtered water station on the 1st floor
  • Kitchenette in the lobby
  • Resident Assistants on every floor
  • Free parking pass included
  • Desk hours every night from 6:00-8:00pm
  • Tables for studying
  • Active community council