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Campus Housing

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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: There is always activities for everyone to feel involved. It's what keeps everyone together and everything fun.

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Housing is okay. East is the best on campus living and there are town houses.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The normal dorms could do a little updating but, with how the school is budgeting everything, it's pretty good. The people that you can meet if you just step out of your dorm room 9/10 of the time amazing people that you should go talk to if you ever get to have the chance to. The RA's try to o their best to bring life onto the floor if it's needed and you can depend on most of them if you ever need to.

2 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Some of the dorms are okay. None of the dorms have air-conditioning which would be really nice in the spring/fall.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: There are few issues with campus housing

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Since Hiram is a residential campus, there are many on-campus options for students. For first-year students, it is common for them to live in a traditional double room. This promotes community, especially when freshmen live on all-freshman floors. The cleanest freshman dorm is Booth-Centennial, but the dorms with the best sense of community are the ones with floor lounges—Whitcomb and Miller. Henry Hall has a reputation for being favorable among the quieter, more reserved students, whereas the Quad is popular for the rowdy type.

If you are a sophomore, you have the option of living in the apartment-style dorms in East Hall, which are the newest dorms on campus. You can also opt to live in Bowler Hall, which is the most historic dorm on campus. As a junior or senior, you can choose to live in the new Townhouses, which are technically owned by campus but are independent of the school and come equipped with kitchens and their own parking lot.

Facts & Statistics

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes
Campus Housing Capacity
966
Average Housing Costs
$4,820
Types of Housing Offered
  • Coed dorms
  • Special housing for disabled students
  • Women's dorms
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus?
Yes
Undergrads Living On Campus
82%
Freshmen Living On Campus
93%
Number of Dormitories
6
Number of Campus-Owned Apartments
2
Best Freshman Dorms
  • Miller Hall
  • Whitcomb Hall
Best Upperclassman Dorms
  • East Hall
  • Hiram Townhouses
Worst Freshman Dorms
  • Henry Hall
  • The Quad
Worst Upperclassman Dorms
Whitcomb Hall

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Booth-Centennial (BC) Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Singles, doubles, triples, quads
Special Features: Club room, laundry facilities, loftable/bunkable beds, recreation lounges, student lounges, study lounges, vending machines; Centennial is an all-female hall, while the Booth part is coed.
Bowler Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 50-99
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Suites (singles, doubles)
Special Features: Air conditioning, TV lounge, piano parlor, TV parlor; alcohol-free during the week
Henry Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 50-99
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Singles, doubles
Special Features: 24-hour quiet hall, central lounges, dry building, TV lounge with fireplace and piano
Miller Hall
Floors: 4
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Singles, doubles
Special Features: Carpeted rooms, study lounge, TV lounge with fireplace
The Quad (Agler, Dean, Gray-Bancroft, New Quad, and Peckham halls)
Floors: 3-4
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Singles, doubles, triples, quads
Special Features: Club rooms, community kitchenettes, laundry facilities, loftable furniture (some rooms), student lounges, substance-free wings
Whitcomb Hall
Floors: 4
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Central lounges, community kitchenettes, ping-pong table, TV lounge with fireplace and piano; home to B-Side Café

Campus-Owned ApartmentsWhat's This?

East Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Units: 10-24
Bathrooms: Private, suite
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Suites (doubles)
Special Features: Common living area, kitchenette with full-size refrigerator
Hiram Townhouses
Floors: 2
Number of Units: 10-24
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Four-bedroom apartments (singles)
Special Features: Air conditioning, cable TV/Internet, full kitchen, furnished living areas, parking, washer and dryer

Student Polls

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  • Amenities/perks
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  • Ease of housing process/lottery system
  • Proximity to classes
  • Resident community
  • Social atmosphere
  • Spaciousness
  • Appropriate level of rule enforcement
  • Value

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