John, Charles, and Susanna Halls
Upperclassman Men and Women
History - John, Charles, and Susanna Halls opened in the fall of 2009 and house 138 students in suite-style living. The new halls are located on the south side of campus near other upperclassman residence halls, Reuben's, and the Writing Center in John Stone Hall.
Design - Each of the new residence halls' single rooms have double beds, a manual air conditioning system, a closet, desk, chair, and sink, and share a jack-and-jill style bath with an adjoining room. The four-story brick buildings are each 17,472 square feet and feature multiple living and learning space.
- front porches with several rocking chairs
- fully furnished living rooms with multiple seating areas
- full kitchens, with refrigerators, freezers, stoves, ovens, microwaves, and dishwashers
- spacious multipurpose rooms and conference rooms on the main floor of each building
- an additional recreation room with study and television areas and a laundry room, separated by a glass wall, on the garden level
- green building principles, including the installation of water efficient fixtures, energy efficient boilers, domestic hot water heaters, and energy efficient lighting; in addition, the dormitories incorporate the use of regional materials along with recycled and rapidly renewable resources for many construction materials