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Bodien Hall offers freshmen the support and community they need to succeed at Bethel through traditional on-campus living.

Who Lives in Bodien

First-year students


135 students

Hall Color


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 2 other first-year halls on "The Hill"

Room Specs

Bodien is a traditional residence hall with rooms for 2 or 3 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: 2 networked computers and printer
  • Large lounge and study room
  • Pop machine
  • Wireless internet
  • Shared bathrooms

Our Team

Meet your RD, Adam Dvorak, and your team of RAs:

  • Kirsten Carlson, ARD 305
  • Brody Head, 124
  • Meg Thorison, 205
  • Tim Benson, 224
  • Mikayla Burns, 309
  • Madi North, 320
  • Lindsey Anderson, 405