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Bodien Hall offers freshmen the support and community they need to succeed at Bethel through traditional on-campus living. Take a virtual tour of Bodien to explore the space. 

Who Lives in Bodien

First-year students


135 students

Hall Highlights

  • A community that seeks the Lord, grows together in faith, and forms friendships that last a lifetime
  • Fun events including open mic nights, themed holiday parties, and opportunities to learn about the world and ourselves
  • Opportunities for worship, Bible studies, prayer, and conversations about a variety of topics
  • Living and learning with other first-year students in a space designed to meet your needs
  • RAs strive to be authentic leaders and Christ-followers who actively engage with each resident, the Bethel community, and the world
  • A place where students can be real and where each resident can give and receive love as we encounter the joys and challenges of life together
  • Close proximity to two other first-year halls on "The Hill"

Room Specs

Bodien is a traditional residence hall with rooms for two students.

Each room in Bodien has the following for each student:

  • Loftable bed, extra-long twin
  • Dresser
  • Desk and chair
  • Closet or wardrobe
  • Wireless internet (ethernet computer ports are also available)

Check out the hall floor plan (pdf).


Bodien offers many great features:

  • Ping-pong and pool tables
  • TV (with cable) in lounges
  • Full kitchen
  • Laundry room
  • Public computers: two networked computers and printer
  • Large lounge and study room
  • Pop machine
  • Wireless internet
  • Shared bathrooms

Our Team

Resident Director (RD): Abby Woodley

Student Staff:

     Assistant Resident Director (ARD):

  • Hannah Rider

     Resident Assistants (RAs):

  • Travis Barth
  • Isabel Deane
  • Peter Kraakevik
  • Brook Lorenson
  • Taylor McKeever
  • Kayleen Schacht