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Welch Apartments

Quick Facts

Built in 1990, the Welch Apartment Building is part of what is known as 'The Bluff,' which also includes Thompson Hall and the Li apartment building. Welch is designed for undergrad students who are 20 years or older by the first day of fall classes. It is staffed by a graduate assistant.

Welch Apartments Exterior
Welch Apartments Exterior

Community Snapshot

  • Male & Female
  • 45 Residents
  • 2 Stories
  • 1 Resident Coordinator
  • Kitchen in Apartment
  • 3/3 Washers/Dryers
  • Built 1990
  • Community Patio
  • 15 Apartments
  • 1 Bedroom per Apartment
  • 3 Occupants per Apartment
  • 1 Restroom in Apartment
  • 8 minute walk from the center of campus (0.4 mi.)

Sample Rooms

Each room differs slightly, so your room may look different. There are many other ways to personalize the layout of your room from these samples.


Sample Welch Apartments Living Room
Sample Welch Apartments Kitchen
Welch Apartments Triple-Occupancy Bedroom
Welch Apartments Triple-Occupancy Bedroom

About Welch Apartments

Located across the bridge from main campus on the “Bluff,” Welch apartments provide an off-campus living-experience with on-campus convenience. There are 15, one-bedroom apartments, which house three residents each. Each of the three floors have individual laundry rooms and elevator access, and share an open-aired patio on the first floor with patio tables and two barbecues.


Apartment Building Amenities

  • Apartment-Style
  • Air Conditioning
  • Nearby Parking
  • Heating
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Bike Racks
  • Outdoor BBQ Grills
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Nearby On-Campus Dining
  • 24/7 Campus Security

Apartment Amenities

Per Student

  • Bed (view bed styles)
  • Desk
  • Standard Twin Mattress
  • Desk Chair
  • Bookshelf
  • Dresser Drawers
  • Wardrobe or Closet
  • Towel Bar

Per Apartment

  • Couch
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee Table
  • Dining Table & 4 Chairs
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven/Stove
  • Armchair
  • Restroom
  • Window & Blinds
  • Wastebasket

Campus Amenities

  • Wifi Internet
  • Mailbox
  • On-campus Dining
  • Printing in Library
  • Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Court
  • Swimming Pool
  • Exercise Gym
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Soccer Field
  • Running Track
  • Baseball Field
  • Softball Field

Community Life

Community Traditions

  • Tuesday Toasts
  • Mock Rock
  • Nationball
  • Dorm Champions 2012-2013
  • Nationball Champs 2012-2013

Tuesday Toasts: Every Tuesday night the Welch community comes together. It is sometimes goofy, sometimes serious, and sometimes random. Toasting with others helps the community join in celebration, know each other more, and enjoy life together.

Biola residents enjoy Christmas Tree Lighting
Biola Housing residents enjoy The Eddy concert
Biola residents celebrate Nationball 2014
Biola Housing residents enjoy Mock Rock
Biola residents celebrate Nationball 2014

Nationball photos courtesy Cherri Yoon, Melanie Kim, and Jenny Oetzell/THE CHIMES. Additional community photos by THE CHIMES/Facebook.


Alvin Du

Graduate Assistant