Residence Halls – Upperclass Halls

Residence Halls: Upperclass Halls

Laurel Hall

Bedroom Dimensions: 8′ 4″ x 11′ 8″
Apt. Sq. Ft.: 925 sq ft
Capacity: four person apartments, single rooms
Population: 255 students
Gender: co-ed by apartment
Year Built: 2005

Description:
Laurel Hall is located in the center of campus and is part of the South Residential Village complex. Laurel houses 255 men and women in four person apartments. Each apartment includes four single bedrooms, a bathroom, a shower room, a living area, kitchen facilities, and central heat/air conditioning. Each room has a twin, extra long bed, desk, chair, and a closet/dresser unit for each resident. Laurel is also equipped with floor lounges on the 2nd – 7th floors, computer lab, meeting room, game room and laundry facilities. Students living in Laurel Hall are not required to purchase a meal plan but may elect to do so. Smoking is not permitted in any of the residence halls. Laurel Hall is ADA accessible and has elevators.

Laurel Hall is home to the following theme housing communities: Service With A Purpose (SWAP) and Social Justice

4-person apartment (single bedroom) layout (blueprint format)
3D View
See Laurel Hall on You Tube

Contact Information
Office: (860) 465-4401
Hall Director: (860) 465-4419

Niejadlik Hall

Suite Bedroom Dimensions: 8’10” x 11’2″ sq. ft.
Suite Sq. Ft.: 875 sq ft. avg. for entire suite, 100 sq ft. avg. for bedroom
Capacity: four person suites, single bedrooms
Population: 140 students
Gender: co-ed by suite
Year Built: 1998

Description:
Niejadlik Hall houses 140 men and women in four person suites. Each suite has a common living area, two private baths, and central air/heat. Single bedrooms are furnished with twin, extra long beds, study desks, dressers, desk chairs, built-in closets and windows with blinds. Computer and study rooms, television lounges, an exercise room, laundry and vending facilities are also available. Niejadlik is also equipped with a large Multi-Purpose Room, often used for building events. Niejadlik residents are required to purchase the Silver Plus $125 meal plan. Smoking is not permitted in any of the residence halls. Niejadlik Hall is is ADA accessible and has elevators.

Niejadlik Hall is home to the following theme housing communities: First G, The Arts and Transfer Transition Theme (T3)

4-person apartment (single bedroom) layout (blueprint format)
3D View
See Niejadlik Hall on You Tube

Contact Information
Office: (860) 465-0500
RA Office: (860) 465-0501
Hall Director: (860) 465-0502

Noble Hall

Apartment Bedroom Dimensions: 9’10” x 15’4″ sq. ft. avg.
Apartment Sq. Ft.: 150 sq. ft. avg. per bedroom
Capacity: 3, 4 and 6 person apartments, double rooms
Population: 197 students
Gender: co-ed by Apartment
Year Built: 1928, Renovated in 1992

Description:
Noble Hall is located at the southern boundary of campus. and houses 197 men and women in three, four and six person apartments. Each  four and six person apartment includes two-person bedrooms, a bathroom, two or three vanity sinks, a living area, kitchen facilities, and central heat/air conditioning. Three person apartments have three single bedrooms (enhanced singles). Each room has a twin, extra long bed, desk, chair, and a closet/dresser unit for each resident. Noble is equipped with two game rooms, both with TV and video game capability. One has a full size pool table, the other has vending machines, a foosball table and an air hockey table. There are two PC/Study rooms, a meeting room, an exercise room, and lounge space. Laundry facilities are also available. Students living in Noble Hall are not required to purchase a meal plan but may elect to do so. Smoking is not permitted in any of the residence halls. Noble Hall is ADA accessible and has elevators.

4-person apartment (double bedroom) layout (blueprint format)
6-person apartment (double bedroom) layout (blueprint format)
3D View
See Noble Hall on YouTube

Contact Information
Office: 860-465-4990
Hall Director: 860-465-4994

Nutmeg Hall

Bedroom Dimensions: 8′ 4″ x 11′ 8″
Apt. Sq. Ft.: 925 sq ft
Capacity: four person apartments, single rooms
Population: 246 students
Gender: co-ed by apartment
Year Built: 2005

Description:
Nutmeg Hall is located in the center of campus and is part of the South Residential Village complex. Nutmeg Hall houses up to 246 men and women. Each 4 person apartment includes four single bedrooms, a bathroom, a shower room, a living area, kitchen facilities, and central heat/air conditioning. Each room has a twin, extra long bed, desk, chair, and a closet/dresser unit for each resident. Nutmeg is also equipped with a lounge on the 2nd – 6th floors, a computer lab, a game room, a meeting room, and laundry facilities. Students living in Nutmeg Hall are not required to purchase a meal plan but may elect to do so. Smoking is not permitted in any of the residence halls. Nutmeg Hall is ADA accessible and has elevators.

Nutmeg Hall is home to the following theme housing communities: Honors Scholars and Soph-MORE

4-person apartment (single bedroom) layout (blueprint format)
3D View
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Contact Information
Office: 860-465-0364
Hall Director: 860-465-0098

Occum Hall

(Transfers housed on 1st and 2nd floors, with some returning students on those floors as well, as needed)

Apartment Bedroom Dimensions: 10’x16′ sq. ft.
Apartment Sq. Ft.: 190 sq. ft. avg per bedroom
Capacity: 4 and 6 person apartments, double rooms
Population: 243 students
Gender: co-ed by apartment
Year Built: 1984

Description:
Located on the northern end of campus across from Hurley Hall, Occum houses 243 men and women in four and six person apartments. Each room has a twin, extra long bed, desk, chair, and a closet/dresser unit for each resident. Each apartment on the 1st and 2nd floors (transfer housing in most cases) includes two-person bedrooms, a bathroom, a living area, sink and refrigerator and central heat/air conditioning. Each apartment on the 3rd and 4th floors are the same as above, with the addition of a stove. Mailboxes, laundry facilities, multi-media room, PC Lab, an exercise room and vending machines are also located within the building. Occum Hall residents on the 1st and 2nd floors are required to purchase the Silver Plus $125 meal plan. Smoking is not permitted in any of the residence halls. Occum Hall is ADA accessible and has elevators.

Transfer students are assigned based on age and number of credits transferring into Eastern (only those credits known at time of placement can be taken into account). Occum Hall transfer beds are reserved for transfer students who are older than the traditional freshmen and have over 60 credits. Students with less credits may be assigned to these spaces as needed.

4-person suite (double bedroom) layout | 6-person suite (double bedroom) layout (blueprint format)
3D Suite View (1st and 2nd floors)
3D Apartment View (3rd and 4th floors)
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Contact Information
Office: (860) 465-5231
Hall Director: (860) 465-5312

High Rise

Apartment Bedroom Dimensions: Single: 9′ x 9’6″ (85 square feet), Double: 13′ x 11’6″(150 square feet)
Apartment Sq. Ft.: 5-person apartment – 970 square feet, 4-person apartment – 650 square feet
Capacity: 3 and 5 person apartments, single and double rooms
Gender: co-ed by apartment
Population: 207 students
Gender: co-ed by Apartment
Year built: 1970, Renovated 2001

Description:
Located in the center of campus next to the Health Services Center, High Rise is a nine-story apartment complex that has three person and five person apartments. Three person apartments include one single bedroom (enhanced single) and one double bedroom. Each apartment includes bedrooms, a bathroom, a living area and kitchen facilities. Each room has a twin, extra long bed, desk, chair, and a closet/dresser unit for each resident. High Rise apartments have central heating/air conditioning. Mailboxes, vending machines, and laundry facilities are located in High Rise. A computer lab is also available, which is located in High Rise. Smoking is not permitted in any of the residence halls. High Rise is ADA accessible and has elevators.

High Rise is home to the following theme housing communities: Quiet/Substance Free and Gender Inclusive

4-person apartment (single bedroom) layout (blueprint format)
5-person apartment (single bedroom) layout (blueprint format)
3D Apartment View  (double bedroom)
3D Apartment View (single bedroom)
See High Rise on YouTube

Contact Information
Office: (860) 465-3792
Hall Director: (860) 465-5299

Low Rise

Apartment Bedroom Dimensions: Single: 10′ x 7’6″ (75 square feet), Double: 11’6″ x 11’9″ (136 square feet)
Apartment Sq. Ft.: 6-person apartment – 970 square feet, 2-person apartment (enhanced singles) – 550 square feet
Capacity: 2, 5 and 6 person apartments, all single bedrooms
Population: 265 students
Gender: co-ed by Apartment
Year Built: 1972

Description:
Located in the center of campus next to the Health Services Center, Low Rise is five separate buildings surrounding a courtyard with four and six person apartments. Each apartment includes bedrooms, a bathroom, a living area and kitchen facilities. Each room has a twin, extra long bed, desk, chair, and a closet/dresser unit for each resident. Mailboxes, vending machines, and laundry facilities are located in High Rise. A computer lab is also available, which is located in High Rise. Smoking is not permitted in any of the residence halls. Low Rise is not ADA accessible and has no elevators.

There is a small number of beds available (4) for graduate students in Low Rise Apartments only. Graduate students must pay the non-refundable $250 housing deposit and complete a housing application to be considered. Spaces are assigned on a first-come basis. If all four beds are not filled by graduate students, undergraduates will be assigned to those beds with graduate students.

Low Rise is home to the following theme housing communities: The Green Theme

6-person apartment (single bedroom) layout 1 (blueprint format)
6-person apartment (single bedroom) layout 2 (blueprint format)
4-person apartment (double bedroom) layout (blueprint format)
Doubled efficiency apartment layout (blueprint format)
3D Apartment View (single bedrooms)
See Low Rise on YouTube

Contact Information
Office: (860) 465-3792
Hall Director: (860) 465-3767

Shafer Hall

Studio Apartment Bedroom Dimensions (one person): 170 square feet
Studio Apartment Sq. Ft. (two person units): 490 square feet
Capacity: 2, 3, and 4 person units (most are one person studios in two-people units)
Population: 91 students
Gender: co-ed by Apartment
Year Built: 1947, Renovated 2019

Description:
Shafer Hall is located on the south side of campus next to Burr Hall. Shafer Hall houses 91 men and women. Most units are two student units (44 students), with two one-student studios in each unit. Each of these studios have their own kitchen and share a bathroom and shower. There is a small number of 2-4 person apartments (15 students) where each student has their own bedroom and students share a bathroom, shower, living area and kitchen. There are four-person double studio units (8 students) where there are two students living in one studio apartment and sharing the bathroom and shower with another two student studio apartment, each with their own kitchen. Lastly, there are double studio units (20 students) where two students share the one studio space. Each student has a twin, extra long bed, desk, chair, and a closet/dresser unit for each resident. Shafer is also equipped with a lounge on the ground and 2nd floors, a computer lab, a game room, a meeting room, exercise and laundry facilities, and also has a small gym. Students living in Shafer Hall are not required to purchase a meal plan but may elect to do so. Smoking is not permitted in any of the residence halls. Shafer Hall is ADA accessible and has elevators.

Shafer Bedroom Types