Smurthwaite Leadership/Scholarship House

Residence hall life

Overview

Smurthwaite is an all-female hall that houses 46 women on the east side of campus.

Smurthwaite residents must participate in leadership programming and maintain a 2.8 cumulative GPA.

Residents pay lower rates, but assume more responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the house (such as kitchen duty and cleaning).

Residents participate in a wide variety of activities that emphasize education, diversity and community service.

The four pillars of Smurthwaite are friendship, leadership, service and scholarship.

Take a Tour

Smurthwaite, standard triple, community bath

Tours represent the most common room types.
Additional floor plans are available.

 
Smurthwaite Eligibility and Requirements

Residents must:

Be an involved and responsible member of Smurthwaite Leadership/Scholarship House and K-State.

Attend the Smurthwaite women’s leadership retreat at the beginning of each semester.

Attend the mandatory kitchen training.

Maintain a 2.8 cumulative GPA.

Join at least one student organization on the K-State campus.

Assist in arranging or presenting at least one educational program during the academic year.

Attend Smurthwaite-sponsored nonsocial programs.

Attend community or campus educational and/or cultural programs.

Be involved in at least four community-service learning projects per year, including the house philanthropy.

Complete kitchen and phone duty requirements.

Participate in fundraising projects for the house.

Smurthwaite

785-395-2900

Smurthwaite Leadership
& Scholarship House
1500 N. Manhattan Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Map

Dining Center

Smurthwaite residents eat at Derby Dining Center for lunch only.

Derby Menu
Derby Hours
Retail & Restaurants

Amenities

Standard
Fee for Service

Floor plans

Standard living options

Small single, community bathThree Person Standard Common Bath

 

Photos

Events

Smurthwaite Events 2013-2014
August
  • Move-in
  • Smurthwaite Retreat and Training
  • Back to School Picnic with Smith House and Clovia
September
  • Family Day
October
  • Homecoming
  • Semi-formal
November
  • Open House
December
  • Caroling
January
  • No scheduled events
February
  • Shadow Weekend
March
  • Formal
April
  • Open House
  • Interviews for 2014-2015 Applicants
May
  • End of the Year Picnic with Smith House and Clovia
July
  • Summer Smurthwaite Picnic