Kohler Hall, built in 1967, is Lawrence University's iconic seven-story tall substance-free residence hall. Every Kohlerite agrees to uphold expectations to keep the space free of alcohol, tobacco, and recreational drugs and signs an agreement written by LUCC, Lawrence University's student government, upon moving in. The diverse mix of freshmen, upperclassmen, college of arts and sciences students, conservatory students, international students, athletes, artists, and more makes for a vibrant community.
Kohler Hall has many traditions that include enjoyment of fall and spring barbeques, participation of LU's annual Trivia Weekend, and hosting of a booth at Ormsby Zoo Days. Past residents have painted murals in the lounges, taken trips to Barlow Planetarium, carved pumpkins on Halloween, and more.