French House (Bailey: Maison Francophone)

208 North Professor Street


Capacity: 36 students (first-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors)

Building Photos:

East Side (exterior)

West Side & Patio (exterior)

Room Types

 Building Staff

Single Occupancy

Open Double

1 Resident Assistant (RA)

1 Faculty-In-Residence

2 French Teaching Assistants

Floor Plans


First Floor


Lounge with TV and piano



Second Floor


Laundry facilities

Other Features

  • Connection with Department of French and Italian
  • Interested students should have some French speaking ability, anywhere from beginner to fluent
  • Each resident is encouraged to facilitate a house program and attend the French Language tables in Stevenson-Griswold Dining Hall
    • French Breakfast (photo)
    • French House Fun (photo)
  • Application is required to live in Bailey House (must be logged into Oberlin email to access the form)
  • Visit Maison Francophone Blog 

Those wanting to make common space room reservations should contact the Program House Area Coordinator