Recently renovated, Collins is home to a living learning center located near the center of campus, and features a convenient on-site eatery. Learn more about the Collins Living-Learning Community and becoming a member.

Meet Your Residence Life Coordinators

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Dave Mallon, Ph.D.
Residence Manager

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Claire Lee
Residence Life Coordinator - Operations

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Stephanie Dana Ely
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

These buildings are air-conditioned with non-operable windows. When the outdoor temperature is above 55° F, air-conditioning can be set from 74 to 78° F. When the outdoor air temperature is below 55° F, heating can be set from 68 to 72° 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.
  • Do not place furniture in front of or hang items on the HVAC unit.
  • 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.
  • When the outdoor temperature is above 55o F, air conditioning can be set from 74 to 78o F. When the outdoor temperature is below 55o F, heating can be set from 68 to 72o F.