Alumni Facilities

Myldred Fox Fairchild Alumni House

Purpose

The Myldred Fox Fairchild Alumni House was designed to be a home away from home for alumni while they are on campus. The house also serves as a hospitality center for visiting alumni and dignitaries; a guesthouse for prospective students, their families, alumni, and other campus visitors. The house is named in honor of long-time alumni secretary Myldred Fox Fairchild.

Facilities Available

Main Floor:

  • Living room and formal dining room combination
  • Bedroom (queen bed) with full bath (hall accessibility)
  • Full kitchen
  • Conference room with seating for 10
  • Guest bathroom

Second Floor:

  • Bedroom (full bed) with full private bath
  • Bedroom (queen bed) accessible to hall bathroom
  • Bedroom (twin trundle bed) accessible to hall bathroom

Reservations

With the exception of a few circumstances, reservations will be taken for individual bedrooms as opposed to the house as a whole. Kitchen, living room, conference room, and other common areas are shared by all occupants.

Reservations are made through the Alumni Office by calling 573.592.4278 or emailing the Director of Alumni Activities. Reservations are made on a first call, first availability basis with alumni being given first preference.

Fees

The house is a self-supporting facility available at $50 per night for each bedroom.

Prospective students and their family members may stay as guests of the university for one night. Additional nights are available at $50 per night for each bedroom.

Dignitaries and guests offering programs to the university community at the request of WWU stay for no charge.

Request for exceptions to charges can be made to the Alumni Office.

Parking

Guest parking on 12th Street near the Alumni House is very limited. There are parking lots behind and to the east of the Alumni House (beside Bartley Hall).

Alumni house image used with permission of the artist:

Betsey Robinson-Harold ('59)

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