Housing & Residence Life

Burton Judson Courts

1005 E 60th St Chicago, IL 60637

  • 6 Houses
  • Room Types: Singles & Doubles
  • Dining Hall: Cathey Dining Commons
  • Built: 1931

This neo-Gothic building, also known to students as B-J, is connected contiguously around two grassy courtyards and adjacent to Arley D. Cathey Residential Dining Commons.

The Hall houses six vibrant communities, each with their own complement of Resident Heads and Resident Assistants, charged with community building.  The Hall has one Resident Dean couple, who act as intellectual stewards for the residents.

Assistant Director of Residence Life: Position Currently Vacant

Assistant Director of Operations: Alora Schoenhofen

Standard Room Furniture:

  • XL Twin Bed
  • Dresser
  • Upholstered Side Chair
  • Wardrobe or Closet
  • Desk and Chair

Resident Deans

Andrew Siegel & Patty Jones and three children.

Andrew Siegel and Patty Jones

Resident Deans Burton Judson

Andrew Siegel and Patty Jones have served as Resident Deans for Burton Judson Courts since Autumn 2013. Prior to Burton Judson Courts, they served as Resident Deans of Pierce Tower from 2009-2013.

Andrew received his BA in Philosophy from the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the University of Colorado Boulder. Andrew has joint appointments in the Theory and Computing Sciences and Nuclear Engineering Divisions at Argonne National Laboratory, where he serves as Group Leader for Nuclear Energy Advanced Modeling and Simulation and as Director of Applications Development for the Exascale Computing Project. Patty received a BS from the University of Miami in Advertising and Creative Writing and a BA in English from Northwestern University. She is an active member of the Junior League of Chicago where she serves on the Mad Hatters Children’s Theatre Committee. She troupes with the Mad Hatters throughout Chicagoland area, promoting reading and children’s literacy through improv performances.


House Communities

  • Chamberlin House Shield
  • Coulter House Shield
  • Dodd-Mead House Shield
  • Linn-Matthews House Shield
  • Salisbury House Shield
  • Vincent House Shield