Your Home Away from Home
Plan on dorming at Medaille College? Great! Dorming is a big part of the college experience. Each Medaille residence hall includes areas for group study sessions, recreation, rest and relaxation, cooking and laundry.
Here's where you'll be living, what to expect and what you should bring with you.
North Residence Hall
This three-story residence contains 140 student beds, a kitchen and lounge, computer lab, and laundry rooms. This building has a mix of traditional suite-style rooms (two bedrooms bridged by a bathroom) and 2- and 3-bedroom apartments. Every student is provided his/her own bed, desk, chair, dresser, and closet.
The first floor lounge is generally used for informal meetings and for hanging out in the evenings and on weekends. The second floor lounge is a popular spot for students to cook full meals, entertain guests, and enjoy comfortable seating during late-night studying.
A laundry center is available for residents to use on the first floor.
The residential mailroom where students receive packages is also located in the North Residence Hall.
South Residence Hall
This five-story residence was built in 2003, and accommodates over 250 resident students. South Residence Hall has double rooms in a traditional corridor style with an individual bathroom inside each room. Every student is provided his/her own bed, desk, chair, dresser, and wardrobe.
Floors 2 through 5 have a lounge area that contains a TV, kitchenette, computer station, and laundry facilities.
The first floor houses the Residential Academic Commons, an area for quiet study and group academic work.
The residence hall is your home away from home: the place you hang with your friends, prepare for your classes, and make memories that will last a lifetime. Make this space YOURS!
Every room is equipped with the following:
- 2 beds
- 2 desks
- 2 dressers
- 2 chairs
- 2 closets or wardrobes
- 1 lamp
- Cable service
- Wireless and LAN internet accessibility
- Garbage can
Things to Bring
School Supplies: backpack, computer, wifi card & cable, flash drive, dictionary, highlighters, sticky notes, notebooks, folders, binders, organizer, pens, pencils
Kitchen Supplies: can opener, coffee mug, cups, plates, silverware, refrigerator (max size: 4 cu ft/UL approved/hermetically sealed/drawing power of 4/10 amps), microwave, food & snacks, drinks, coffeemaker
Personal Care: variety of clothes, sneakers/shoes/flip-flops, bathroom bucket, first aid kit/medicine, hangers, iron & ironing board, laundry basket, detergent, razor/shaver, sewing kit, safety pins, tissues, toiletries, towels
For the Room: bedding for a standard twin mattress, pillow, alarm clock, desk lamp, drying rack, surge protectors, fan, pictures & posters to hang up (NO TAPE OR TACKS - they ruin the paint. Scotch Clear Mounting Squares work best), plants, playing cards, games, rug, stereo, TV, DVD/Blu-Ray player, iPod, phone, umbrella, comfort items
Miscellaneous: address/phone book, batteries, camera, keychain, money/ATM card, ID, medical insurance card, scissors, stamps, envelopes
- Be sure to talk with your roommate(s) to avoid doubling or tripling up on the bigger items like TVs, microwaves, rugs, video game systems and refrigerators
- You cannot mount a flat screen TV (or anything else) to the wall
- Cleaning services are NOT provided