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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.

Features -

  • 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