Benedict Hall

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 Benedict Hall interior 


Benedict Hall, a co-ed residence hall built in 1963,  is one of three residence halls on campus whose rooms are arranged around a central, enclosed courtyard.  The large, well-lit courtyard serves as a frequent site for many gatherings and activities.


Benedict Hall room interior  Benedict Hall room interior

Benedict is home to 92 students living exclusively in double room suites. Each suite is gender-specific, with exclusively male suites beside exclusively female suites. Each suite is composed of two double bedrooms connected to individual study rooms, adjoined by a central bathroom. The closets, enclosed in the wall, are without doors; many students choose to bring a four-foot tension rod to hang a curtain. All rooms are carpeted and windows are furnished with blinds.

Average Room Dimensions: 12 ' x 11 ', windows 5 ' x 4 '   ‌

Average Study Room Dimensions: 8 ' x 10 ', window 3'4" x 3'1"

Room Furnishings (based on a double occupancy room):

  • Two Twin beds with approximately 14 inches of storage space under each bed
  • Two wall-mounted bookcases with two shelves each
  • Two built-in closets with a rod for hanging clothes and shelving above for extra storage (closets do not have doors)
  • One shared dresser with four drawers and a lighted mirror and vanity

Study Room Furnishings:

  • Two built-in desks with chairs
  • Wall-mounted storage shelves above desks
  • One pedestal sink and lighted vanity mirror
  • Full length mirror on the back of the room door
  • Two waste bins and one recycling bin
  • One room phone and two Ethernet ports


Benedict Hall has a large open-air courtyard with picnic tables, patio furniture, and a grill. The building also has a large common room with tables, lounge furniture, a large flat screen TV, and DVD player. The common room is connected to a kitchen and dining space with a stove top, oven, sink, full sized refrigerator, microwave, toaster, ice machine and vending machines. Cooking supplies are not provided. The laundry room is located on the ground floor and has four washing machines, four dryers, an iron and several ironing boards. Benedict Hall is air-conditioned.

Additional Info

To see more photos of Benedict, please visit the Benedict Hall photo album on our Facebook page.