Spanish House (Harvey: La Casa Hispanica)

96 South Professor Street


Capacity: 30 students (first-years, sophomores, juniors, seniors)

Building Photos:

West Side (exterior) 

East Side (exterior)

Room Types

 Building Staff

Single Occupancy

Open Double

Typical Room Layout (picture)

1 Resident Assistant (RA)

1 Faculty-In-Residence

2 Teaching Assistants

Floor Plans


First Floor


Living Room with TV, piano, and library

Seminar Room


Second Floor

Laundry facilities

Other Features

  • Connection with Department of Hispanic Studies
  • Department of Hispanic Studies has a table set aside in Stevenson Dining Hall (El Rincón Latino) for speakers who wish to practice their Russian over meals
  • Each resident is expected to organize, either individually or as part of a group, at least one cultural, academic, or social activity related to Latin American, Spanish, or Latinx communities and cultures. The event may be conducted in English or Spanish
  • La Casa is a Spanish immersion environment and students wishing to live in La Casa must speak Spanish – though all proficiency levels, from novice to fluent, are welcome. Students interact and converse daily in Spanish. Residents communicate in Spanish in La Casa’s common spaces during formal and informal events such as guest lectures, concerts, debates, holiday parties, and special meals
  • Application is required to live in Harvey House (must be logged into Oberlin email to access the form)

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