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Bates Runner Hall

Bates-Runner Hall is a three story residence hall that was built in 1958 and underwent a significant renovation in 2002. Bates-Runner houses 147 students. The P.O.D. Market and Subway are located on the bottom floor. Bates-Runner Hall is It is located in the middle of campus across from the Downing Student Union.

Community Style
Hotel Style

Each room has a private bathroom

Open to Upperclassmen




Moveable Furniture

Adjustable XL Twin Bed


Desk Chair

2-Shelf Bookcase



Trash Bin

Recycling Bin 

Window Blinds



Ethernet Access

Air Conditioning

Vending Machines

Ice Machine

Private Bathrooms

Laundry Room

Free Laundry

*Please note - this hall does not have elevator access

Community Areas

Study Room

Community / TV Lounge

Kitchen on Every Floor


24-Hour Security & Information Desk


 Room Size

Full Room: 140”W x 160"L x 96"H



46.5"W x 65.5"H

8.5" Window Sill



Twin XL Mattress (36"W x 84"L x 8"D)

Bed Ends: 38.5"W x 34.5"H

Adjustable Bedframe

35" Clearance under the bed at highest setting



48"W x 30.5"H x 24"D

Top 2 Drawers: 12.5"W x 17"L x 6"D

Bottom Drawer: 12.5"W x 17"L x 11"D


 Desk Chair

Chair Opening: 31.5"W



30"W x 30.5"H x 13"D (adjustable shelf)



30"W x 30.5"H x 24"D

Top 2 Drawers: 26.5"W x 17"L x 6"D

Bottom Drawer: 26.5"W x 17"L x 10"D



16 total, 8 on each side


 Ethernet Outlets

1 per room


Digital TV Coax

1 per room


38"W x 82"H x 24"D

Shelf 1: 38"W x 12"H x 24"D

Shelf 2: 38"W x 10.5"H x 24"D

Bar to Floor: 59"H

Side by Door:

Overall 23.5"W x 82"H x 4.5"D

Shelf 1: 23.5"W x 12"H x 4.5"D

Shelf 2: 23.5"W x 10.5"H x 4.5"D



Vanity Room - Varies

Counter: 41"W x 43"L x 23"D

Under Counter: 41"W x 33"H x 23"D

Shower: 34"W x 72"H x 34"D 

Bathroom Outlets: 4



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1520 Avenue of Champions, Room ###

Bowling Green, KY 42101-6432



(270) 936-2255


Fire Evacation Plans

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Safe Spaces

North Wing, East Side, First Floor

Avoid stairwells and lobby with glass


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 Last Modified 6/5/23