The Flats: Independent Living for Upperclassmen Students

Built in 2017, The Flats is a state-of-the-art apartment complex and the newest housing option at Wichita State. The Flats is located in the heart of the Innovation Campus and consists of 1, 2, 3, & 4 bedroom apartments. Each apartment is fully furnished and comes with a full kitchen, washer & dryer, and a large common space with furniture.

Each apartment consists of a combination of single and double room spaces. Each room within the apartment has its own bathroom and walk-in closet. 

Residents at The Flats experience the best of both worlds. They enjoy the perks of apartment living combined with the support and resources of a residence hall.

Residential Curriculum Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes for Returning Residents
  1. Self-Discovery
    1. Residents will be able to analyze how their identity impacts their interactions with their fellow residents
    2. Residents will be able identify and compare 2 or more co-curricular opportunities within their chosen major
    3. Residents will be able to establish 3 goals for desired growth in themselves
  1. Life Skills
    1. Residents will be able to proactively reconcile personal standards of cleanliness with roommate’s standards of cleanliness
    2. Residents will be able to identify their conflict management style
    3. Residents will be able to reflect on how their choices impact others
  1. Community Engagement
    1. Residents will be able to utilize 2 campus resources
    2. Residents will be able to form meaningful relationships with at least 3 people
    3. Residents will be able utilize at least one academic resource
  1. Global Citizenship
    1. Residents will be able to participate in at least one civic activity
    2. Residents will be able to articulate positive aspects of perspectives that are different than their own
    3. Residents will be able to have at least 3 positive, intentional interactions with at least 5 different people from a different culture than their own.



Virtual Tours

The Flats also features...

  • A large clubhouse area that includes:
    • Ping Pong, Pool table, and Shuffleboard
    • Large TVs and plenty of seating for programs
    • Full kitchen
    • Vending machines
  • Study spaces near elevators throughout the building

Furniture Measurements:

*Note: not all of these pieces are in each Flats apartment. Some variation may take place.

Piece of Furniture Height Width Depth
TV Stand (main area only) 16 inches 39 inches 21 inches
Three Person Couch (main area only) 17 inches (from floor to seat) 67 inches  
Lounge Chair (main area only) 18 inches (from floor to seat) 23.5 inches  
Coffee table (main area only) 18 inches 18 inches 24 inches
Desk (bedroom only) 24 inches 41.75 inches 29 inches
Dresser (bedroom only) 24 inches 29 inches 30 inches

Twin Bed

Note: *some rooms in the flats have a full bed*

79 inches (can be higher if lofted) 37 inches  
Desk Chair (bedroom only) 17 inches (from floor to seat)    

Image Gallery

  • Flats Common Space
  • Flats Kitchen
  • Flats Single Bedroom
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Flats double bedroom
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Flats double bedroom
  • shower
  • Flats double