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First year Room & Suite Measurements

Our student residence halls offer a dynamic living and learning environment. First-year students live in suite/floor arrangements with 18-30 of their peers and a resident assistant-an upperclass student trained to provide living and learning support.

Room and Suite Measurements

Campbell/ Elder

Each floor in the Campbell/Elder residence hall consists of two connected suites of six rooms each -- 4 double-occupancy and 2 singles -- that open into a common living area. The suite system is one of the distinctive features that makes student housing at Knox especially conducive to community-building. The 2nd and 3rd floors are coed by floor, with the 4th floor coed by room. Depending on the year, the basement may house upper-class or first-year students.

  • Double Room: 11x16 ft
  • Single Room: 10x7.5 ft
  • Lounge Size (2): 17.5x14.5 ft
  • Restrooms: 2 per floor 
  • Suite Composition: 8 doubles, 4 singles
  • Window (for curtains):42x54 in
  • Window (for fan): 18x50 in
  • Closet 45x17 in
  • Shares Kitchen and Laundry with Sherwin/Neifert located in basement
  • Laundry uses quarters or flex dollars
  • Wireless internet and cable


Conger/Neal

The Conger/Neal is coed by floor and forms the east corner of the old quad. The floors are two connected suites, each containing six double-occupancy rooms and a common living area. The basement of Conger/Neal is home to the Knox Share Shop

  • Double Room: 12x16 ft
  • Lounge Size (2): 24x19 ft 
  • Suite Composition: 12 doubles 6 on each side connecting through restroom
  • Restroom, 1 per floor, connecting each Conger to Neal
  • Window (for curtains):80x52 in
  • Window (for fan): 38x24 in
  • Closet 31x26 in
  • Laundry in basement uses quarters 
  • Wireless internet and cable

Furrow

Furrow Hall has two sides. Furrow East shares a stairwell with Sherwin. Furrow West shares a stairwell with Elder. Each floor is a cluster of three rooms with a bathroom. Each suite in Furrow is connected with RA in either Sherwin/Neifert or Campbell/Elder. the two wings of Furrow Hall offer spacious rooms in arrangements of three. Depending on the year, Furrow may house upper-class or first-year students.

  • Double Room: 12x17 ft
  • Suite Composition: 3 doubles
  • Window (for curtains):42x54 in
  • Window (for fan): 18x50 in
  • Closet 45x17 in
  • Shares Kitchen and Laundry with Sherwin/Neifert located in basement
  • Laundry uses quarters or flex dollars
  • Wireless internet and cable

Post

Post Hall is broken into two wings: Wing one: Suites 1-6 are Upper-class, Wing two: Suites 7-10 are first-year all female. Each post suite has two floors, with bathrooms and bedrooms on each floor. The Post lobby is communal lounge with the "C-Store" and Outpost dining. The basement houses upper-class students in single rooms.

  • Double Room: 12x15 ft
  • Single Room: 9x12 ft
  • Lounge Size: 22x16 ft
  • Suite Composition: 8 doubles, 2 singles
  • Restroom, 4 per suite
  • Window (for curtains):46x48 in
  • Window (for fan): 20.5x21.5 in
  • Closet 46x24 in
  • Kitchen and Laundry located in basement
  • Laundry uses quarters or flex dollars
  • Wireless internet and cable

Raub/Sellew

Raub-Sellew residence hall is co-ed by floor and forms the south corner of the "Old Quad." The floors are two connected suites, each containing six double-occupancy rooms and a common living area. Depending on the year, the basement may house upper-class or first-year students.

  • Double Room: 12x16 ft
  • Lounge Size: 24x19 ft
  • Suite Composition: 12 doubles 6 on each side connecting through restroom
  • Restroom, 1 per floor, connecting each Conger to Neal
  • Window (for curtains):80x52 in
  • Window (for fan): 38x24 in
  • Closet 31x26 in
  • Laundry located in basement
  • Laundry in basement uses quarters 
  • Wireless internet and cable

Seymour

Seymour hall is a traditional hallway style dorm for first year males. The three floors are located above the Seymour Union. The Union is home to the Hard Knox Cafe and Gizmo for dining, Founder's 24 Hour computer lab, and Taylor Lounge for its game room with big-screen television, games, numerous comfortable seating areas and tables.

  • Double Room: 12x15 ft
  • Floor Composition: 12-14 doubles and one triple or quad room
  • Restroom, 1 per floor 
  • Window (for curtains):52x82 in
  • Window (for fan): 31.5x22 in
  • Closet 31x26 in
  • Laundry in restroom on each floor 
  • Laundry uses quarters
  • Wireless internet and cable

Sherwin/Neifert

Each floor in the Sherwin/Neifert residence hall consists of two connected suites of six rooms each -- 4 double-occupancy and 2 singles -- that open into a common living area. The suite system is one of the distinctive features that makes student housing at Knox especially conducive to community-building. The building is coed by room. Depending on the year, the basement may house upper-class or first-year students.

  • Double Room: 11x16 ft
  • Single Room: 10x7.5 ft
  • Lounge Size (2): 17.5x14.5 ft
  • Suite Composition: 8 doubles, 4 singles
  • Restroom, 2 per floor
  • Window (for curtains):42x54 in
  • Window (for fan): 18x50 in
  • Closet 45x17 in
  • Kitchen and Laundry located in basement
  • Laundry uses quarters or flex dollars
  • Wireless internet and cable

Kitchens

Cooking is not allowed in student rooms. However, we do have community kitchens in some of our first-year residence halls. You will find a Kitchen in the basement of Post and in the basement of Sherwin, which is utilized by all students living in "5-Name" (Campbell-Elder, Furrow and Sherwin-Neifert). Knox encourages students to take advantage of the kitchen facilities, whether it be cooking for yourself or a group of hungry friends.

Furniture

All bedrooms and lounges come furnished. Each bedroom has a desk, chair, dresser, and twin-XL bed per person. Each lounge has a table with chairs, coffee tables, lamps, couch, and loveseat or chairs.

  • Measurements (length x width x height):
  • Desk: 48x30x 52 in
  • Dresser: 30x24x30 in (three drawers)
  • Adjustable Height Bed Frame: 85x38x36 in (can be lofted or bunked up to 72 inches)
  • Mattress: Twin-XL 79x36x7 in

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