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Custer Hall

Custer Hall

Custer Hall provides a secure living environment for the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science (KAMS) students that attend Fort Hays State University. Though KAMS students are high school students, Custer Hall provides many of the same leadership and social opportunities as the traditional residence halls, including their own Custer Hall Council.

Custer Hall is the oldest residential building on campus, having started construction in 1922. However, it is still in great condition today, and houses many residents as well as offices. It was named after Elizabeth Custer, the wife of General George Armstrong Custer.

In-Hall Amenities:

  • Bed size: Twin Extra-Long
  • Residents per room: 2
  • Floors: 4 (3 residential)
  • Bathrooms: Shared per wing
  • Room Amenities: Beds, desks/chairs, dressers, closets, cable hook-up
  • Building features: Tiger Den (game/movie rooms), full kitchens
  • Laundry: Free laundry facilities, one per floor

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  • Front Desk Phone Number: (785) 628-5700
  • USPS Mailing Address:
    Student Name
    1 Custer Hall
    Custer Hall Room #___
    Hays, KS 67601
  • UPS/FedEx Mailing Address:
    Student Name
    420 Custer Drive
    Custer Hall Room #___
    Hays, KS 67601
  • Severe Weather Location:
    Custer Basement

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