Erected in 1955, Ruter Hall is a first-year, men's residence hall located on the west side of campus. Ruter houses 92 residents and five student staff members in two-person rooms with community-style bathrooms. The hall has laundry facilities and a lounge equipped with a TV on the first floor. Ruter is known for the intense camaraderie of its residents and its familial environment. Ruter is more than a living option, it’s a way of life.