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Purin Hall was converted from an apartment building to a University Housing facility in the 1970s. Purin is a close-knit community of mostly returning students. Approximately 50 students live in this building. Purin Hall will retire as of May 21, 2023. 

Purin Hall is located on the intersection of Kenwood Boulevard and Downer Avenue, east of the main UWM campus.

2600 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211




Room Furnishings
Each room is furnished with:Purin Layout

  • Extra-long twin bed
  • Dresser
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Book shelf
  • Closet with installed organization system

All suites include kitchens, which are furnished with:

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove/oven
  • Microwave
  • Dining table & chairs
Building Amenities

Suite/Room Amenities

  • Full kitchens
  • High-speed internet
  • Cable
  • Hardwood floors

Building Amenities

  • Locked entrance with intercom system
  • Study lounge (third floor)
  • Laundry

Purin residents also have access to the amenities in all other University Housing residence halls.

Please, visit to view the rates and procedures to request a permit for a parking garage on campus.

Visitor parking is available on surrounding streets. Refer to the posted signs for street parking regulations.