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Nelson is the largest freshman hall and offers suite living as well as traditional rooms.

Who Lives in Nelson

First year students


204 students

Hall Color


Hall Highlights

  • Traditional floors with students who live in 2 person rooms and a shared bathroom
  • Options for living in a 6-person suite with a living space and bathroom
  • The largest freshman hall
  • Living and learning with other first-year students in a space designed to meet your needs
  • 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
  • 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

Room Specs

Nelson offers 2- person rooms and 6-person suites for freshman.

For each student in Nelson:

  • Loftable bed, extra long twin
  • Dresser
  • Desk and chair
  • Closet or wardrobe
  • Wireless internet (ethernet computer ports are also available)
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Common Living room with couch, chair, coffee table
  • Bathroom

Check out the standard room floor plan (pdf).

First Floor Suites (100, 101, 104, & 105)

  • 2-room bathroom (toilet and shower rooms are separate)
  • 2 bunk beds
  • 1 loftable bed

Stairwell Suites (108-111, 233-238, and 329-338)

  • 3-room bathroom (sink, toilet, and shower rooms are separate)
  • 4 cubbie beds mounted to walls
  • 2 beds with loftable bed frame

Check out the suite floor plan (pdf).


Nelson offers many great features:

  • Ping-pong and pool tables
  • Full kitchen
  • 3 individual lounges
  • TV (with cable) in lounges
  • Laundry room
  • Public computers: 2 networked computers and printer
  • Wireless internet
  • Pop machine

Our Team

Meet your RD, Kendall Engelke Davis, and your team of RAs:

  • Bradley Creason 102
  • Jenna Peterson 103
  • Shawn Paulson 214
  • Victoria Van Sickle 215
  • Nicole Friedlein 227
  • Asia Matson, ARD 303
  • Jacob Sandquist 314
  • Anne Ulrikson 315

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