Lawrence Dance Intensive Housing (2019)

Ellsworth Hall

Address:  1734 Engel Road, Lawrence Kansas 66045

Phone: (country code +1) 785-864-4190 

Full Intensive campers have the option of staying in rooms in Ellsworth Hall dormitory, reserved for newly admitted freshmen and located atop Daisy Hill on KU’s beautiful Lawrence campus. Housing for Full Intensive campers includes all linens, plus a meal card that covers all meals per day between June 10-21, plus lunch and dinner for arrival day on June 9. The deadline to enroll in the Full Intensive with Housing option is April 1, 2019 (course code: SU-DYLDIFH).

Important Housing Deadlines:

  • April 1: Deadline to enroll in intensive with housing (Code: SU-DYLDIFH)
  • April 15: Survey of activities sent to Resident students (Housing only)
  • May 1: Deadline to confirm participation in outside activities; deadline to request roommate (Housing only)
  • May 24: Last day to apply for Financial Aid
  • June 7: All camp health forms due
  • June 9: Arrival Day for LDI housing students
  • June 10: First day of the Lawrence Dance Intensive
  • June 14: Final Day of Half Intensive
  • June 21: last day of Full Intensive, choreography showcase, and dormitory checkout

About Ellsworth Hall

Ellsworth Hall features beautiful view of the entire campus, a fully equipped Academic Resource Center, a recently remodeled study room, and student rooms including suites and traditional two-person rooms. Rehearsal studio spaces are available in neighboring Hashinger Hall via appointment; LDI dancers should bring their driver’s license or ID card upon check in. Amenities at Ellsworth Hall include: wireless internet; FREE laundry; vending machines; 24-hour staffed main desk/security and bus service. Smoking (including e-cigs and vaporizers), pets and alcohol are prohibited. For more information about Ellsworth Hall, please visit KU’s Housing website!

Arriving at Ellsworth Hall (June 9)

The check-in date for all Full Intensive campers is scheduled for Sunday, June 9, between 2:00-4:00 pm. An LDI staff member will greet students outside Ellsworth Hall upon arrival and distribute their room keys and meal cards to the student. An LDI staffer will show students to their room where students can get settled. Lunch and dinner are available on Arrival Day at Mrs. E’s Dining Hall in Daisy Hill.

If a student is unable to make the check-in window, please contact the School of Dance Coordinator at as soon as possible and alternate arrangements will be made.

Meal Options

Campers staying in the dorms are provided a meal card covering breakfast, lunch, and dinner for each day of the intensive, plus lunch and dinner on arrival day. Campers who are not staying in the dormitories should bring cash or credit card to pay for their meals each day. Meals can be purchased at either Mrs. E’s on Daisy Hill, or at the Courtside Café at the DeBruce Center.

Mrs. E’s (Lewis Hall)

Located: 1532 Engel Rd., Lawrence, KS 66045 | 785-864-2260

Courtside Café (DeBruce Center)

Located: 1647 Naismith Drive, Lawrence, KS 66045 | 785-864-5694

Weekend in Between

LDI staff have lots of fun activities planned for your weekend around Lawrence and the surrounding area. More information to come!