Baker Village

Exterior shot of Baker Village with the prairie in the foreground.

Baker Village offers upper class Luther students Scandinavian-style architecture set at the nexus of a rustic farm park area, a flowering prairie, and a lush wooded area.

Baker Village currently offers three styles of townhouses, accommodating a total of 112 senior students. Eligible students have earned 72 or more credits by the end of fall semester of their junior year.

Townhouse Layouts

All townhouses accommodate six students. Six houses have four bedrooms (two single rooms downstairs and two double rooms upstairs) and twelve of the houses have six single bedrooms on both levels.

Residence Features

  • A full kitchen, including a range, oven, refrigerator/freezer, and microwave
  • A living room furnished with a three-seat couch, one or two chairs (in six- or four-bedroom houses), two-seat couch (in six-bedroom houses), end table, and a cable/data port
  • A dining area containing a table and chairs
  • A dresser, twin bed (no lofting), desk, desk chair, large closet, phone line, CAT6 network connection, and wireless network coverage in all units. Each bedroom and the living room are wired for cable TV.
  • A double-walled insulation and air sound barrier between units
  • Separate electronic heat and air controls for each townhouse
  • Convenient parking

Quick Facts

  • Named after Jeffery D. Baker, eighth president of Luther College (1996-1999)
  • Environmentally responsible features: solar panels, geothermal heating and cooling, and prairie meadows landscaping
  • Built in 1999