Sankofa House

Location:  11 N Jefferson Street (Former Culinary House Location)
Floors:  3
Coed: By Room
Room Types:  Singles and Doubles
Residents:  27
*Air Conditioning:  Yes
On-Site Laundry Room:  Yes
Assigned: by Application

The Sankofa House is committed to providing a residential and social space for solidarity amongst students of the African diaspora and their allies, community activism for voices that have traditionally been silenced and lacked representation, and consistently seeking revelations of truth in our communities and histories.

Each Bedroom Contains:
one twin XL (extra long) bed with mattress per resident
one wooden desk per resident
one desk chair per resident
one dresser per resident (4 drawers)
one closet per resident
wireless internet
XFINITY On CampusTM is included with on-campus housing!
*Note:  Window Air Conditioning units require annual registration and installation through Residence Life and University Facilities.  See Upper-Division FAQs for specific guidelines pertaining to Window A/C approvals and installations.


  • Active participation in house events and programming
  • No minimum GPA at this time

Expectations of Residents:

  • Participate and help coordinate activities
  • Commit to respect and learning from fellow residents
  • No smoking in or within 50 yards of the house
  • Must follow the University Alcohol Policy

Second Floor
Third Floor

Questions?  Contact Heidi Bustos, Assistant Director of Inclusion and Engagement