Ashton Center

A cozy residential center tucked in the Central Neighborhood, Ashton Center is a known for its exclusive single room set-up. In Ashton, you'll find generous room storage, a chill studying environment, and easy access to both Union Street Market and Eigenmann Cafe.

Your Residential Life Management Team

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Defta Oktafiga
Residence Manager

Susan Barlow

Susan Barlow
Residence Life Coordinator - Operations

Travis Washington

Travis Washington
Residence Life Coordinator - Student Development

Maintenance and Environmental Concerns

Report custodial, maintenance, or environmental concerns about your room or residence hall.

Student contact form

Heating and Cooling

Ashton utilizes radiant heat when the outdoor air temperature drops below 62° F. Window air-conditioning units are in each student room. The windows are non-operable. Air-conditioning units are set to 74° F. .

  • Do not tamper with or hang items from the smoke detectors and/or fire sprinkler head.
  • Only use CommandTM hooks, tacky putty, or painter's tape to hang decorative lights and other items.
  • Indiana University does not accept liability for personal belongings, so residents must secure their own renter's insurance. GradGuard, an authorized insurance provider for IU, offers insurance quotes at
  • Trash and recycling bins are provided in all rooms.
  • To explore different bed options for your room and make appointments for bed rearrangement, visit our vendor's website at The mattresses provided are extra-long twin size and have a height of 20 inches from the floor.
  • Use surge protectors and connect them directly to wall outlets. Avoid connecting extension cords and surge protectors in a series. Ensure that all electrical appliances are UL listed, have thermostatic controls if necessary, and are rated at 700 (6 amps) or lower.
  • Furniture cannot be removed or stored outside of the room.
  • Fire retardant blinds and/or curtains are provided and must not be taken down. The building is air-conditioned, and the windows cannot be opened.
  • These buildings utilitize radiant heat when the outdoor air temperature drops below 62o F. Window air-conditioning units are in each student room. Air-conditioner units are set to 74o F.
  • Lock the door when sleeping or leaving the room.