Kalapuya Ilihi

Photo of Kalapuya Ilihi Residence Hall

Kalapuya Ilihi

Kalapuya Ilihi is named in honor of the Kalapuya, the indigenous people of the Willamette Valley. The building is adjacent to the Many Nations Longhouse and features art by Native American artists from the region. 

Kalapuya Ilihi opened in fall 2017. It features a maker-hacker space, study rooms, a large collaboration space, gender inclusive bathrooms, and a community kitchen. This building provides opportunities for students and faculty to come together and collaborate through community spaces and event facilities.

Photo of students walking in building and utilizing study spaces.

All utilities paid
Community kitchen
Covered bike racks
Laundry in building
Maker-hacker space
ResNet services
Seminar room for students
Study and lounge spaces
Wi-Fi in all rooms
24/7 on-call staff

Kalapuya Ilihi Communities

Kalapuya Ilihi is home to four Academic Residential Communities as well as one Residential Community. The building has spaces like classrooms, offices for faculty advisors, study rooms, studio space, and a community kitchen to help foster the growth of these communities. The four ARCs often collaborate on discussions and projects. 


Academic Support in Kalapuya Ilihi

PathwayOregon advisor Jessa Heath supports the Kalapuya Ilihi community and there are also academic advisors and peer advisors who come to the building to help students with questions about classes and major selection.

Jina Kim, the faculty member in residence for Kalapuya Ilihi, has a number of fun events planned for the year, including afternoon tea and karaoke nights. Informal interactions with professors and academic support team members can make you more successful as a student. 

Faculty in Residence Jina Kim with two students.

Meet Jina Kim

Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Literatures

Jina Kim is the faculty member in residence at Kalapuya Ilihi. She is planning fun events for this year, including afternoon tea and karaoke nights. She is committed to helping residents succeed during their first year at the UO and beyond. Look for her in her office on the first floor of Kalapuya or her East Asian Languages and Literatures office in Friendly Hall.

Kalapuya Ilihi Location

Physical Address
1751 E 17th Ave
Eugene, Oregon

Mailing Address
Student’s full name
63### or 64###
1710 East 15th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403-2264

Service Center

Located in the lobby on the first floor of Global Scholars Hall. Go here for mail and packages and a key if you’re locked out.

Phone: 541-346-9114

9:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. Monday–Friday
Noon–10:00 p.m. Saturday–Sunday