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RIT Residence Halls: Quick Guide

Courtney Puzio on Thursday, 26 April 2018. Posted in Residence Life

Hello everyone! When I was choosing housing at RIT, I had no idea how to compare and contrast the different residence hall building. Here are some tables that will hopefully be a helpful resource to you.

Please note:

  • Do not choose a building strictly because it has AC! That only matters for 2-3 weeks of the school year.
  • Singles are typically for students who have applied for them through disability services, or upperclassmen
  • For room tours and other information, here’s the link to the RIT housing website: https://www.rit.edu/fa/housing/
  • A mainstream floor means a floor with deaf/hard-of-hearing and hearing students living together on the same floor!

 

Building:

Gibson:

Colby:

Baker:

Fish:

AC?

No

No

No

No

Proximity to dining halls:

Near Commons

Farther from Gracie’s

Nearer to Gracie’s

Farther from Commons

Connects directly to Gracie’s

Farthest from Commons

In-between Gracie’s and Commons

Floor types:

Co-ed; some mainstream floors

Co-ed; some male-only floors

Co-ed

Co-ed and male only floors; some mainstream floors

Special floors:

Honors housing

House of General Science

Art House

International House

Study Abroad Community

Unity House

Wellness floor

Wellness floor

Wellness floors

Floor # and room types available:

Five floors -- doubles, triples, quads, singles, large singles.

Gender-inclusive rooms available

Three floors -- doubles, singles

Gender-inclusive rooms available

Two floors -- doubles, triples, quads

Gender-inclusive rooms available

Four floors -- doubles, quads, singles, large singles

Gender-inclusive rooms available

Bathrooms:

Shared with corridor

Shared with corridor

Shared with corridor

Shared with corridor

Elevators:

Yes

No

No

No

Special Information:

Do not necessarily have to be honors to live here

Have to apply to special interest housing

n/a

n/a

 

Building:

Gleason:

Ellingson:

Nathaniel Rochester Hall:

Sol Heumann:

AC?

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Proximity to dining halls:

Near Gracie’s

Farther from Commons

Close to Quarter Mile

Closest to Commons

Farthest from Gracie’s

In-between Gracie’s and Commons

Closer to Commons

Floor types:

Co-ed; male-only

Co-ed; single-sex floors (both female and male); mainstream floors; gender-inclusive floors

Co-ed

Co-ed and male only floors; mainstream floors

Special floors:

None

Wellness floors

Alcohol and substance free

Computer Science House

Engineering House

Photo House

Intensified study floor

Floor # and room types available:

Seven floors -- doubles, triples, quads

Gender-inclusive rooms available

Twelve floors -- doubles, triples, quads, singles, single with bath

Gender-inclusive rooms available

Eight floors -- doubles, triples, quads, large singles

Gender-inclusive rooms available

Nine floors -- doubles,triples, quads, singles

Bathrooms:

Shared with corridor

Suite-style: three double rooms share one adjoining bathroom

Shared with corridor

Shared with corridor

Elevators:

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Special Information:

A lot of athletes (not allI) typically live here

Houses a majority of students from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID); has many deaf and hard of hearing RAs

Corner Store and the post office are right below it

Also has NRH computer lab, and ITS ResNet below it

Sol’s Underground (food place) is in the basement as well as tutoring center and Sol study room

 

Building:

Peterson:

Residence Hall A:

Residence Hall B:

Residence Hall C:

Residence Hall D:

AC?

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Proximity to dining halls:

Close to Commons

Father from Gracie’s

Connects directly to Gracie’s

Farthest from Commons

Closer to Gracie’s

Farther from Commons

Closer to Commons

Farther from Gracie’s

Close to Commons

Farther from Gracie’s

Floor types:

Co-ed; single-sex; mainstream floors

Mainly male only; some co-ed

Co-ed; single-sex floors (male and female)

Mainly female only; some co-ed

All-male; mainstream floor

Special floors:

None

1st floor -- fraternity housing

Living-learning communities

Sorority floors

None

Floor # and room types available:

Two floors -- doubles, triples, quads, singles, single with bath

Gender-inclusive rooms available

Four floors -- doubles, quads, singles, single with bath

Four floors -- doubles, quads, singles, large singles, single with bath

Two floors -- doubles, triples, singles with bath

One floor -- doubles, quads

Bathrooms:

Suite-style: three double rooms share one adjoining bathroom

Shared with corridor; mainly male bathrooms but some all-gender

Shared with corridor

Shared with corridor

Suite-style: three double rooms share one adjoining bathroom

Elevators:

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Special Information:

Also has a high population of NTID students.

Entrance to ResHall D.

Tunnels do not connect to the rest of the tunnel system. The residence halls ABC have their own separate tunnel system with laundry room.

Tunnels do not connect to the rest of the tunnel system. The residence halls ABC have their own separate tunnel system with laundry room.

Tunnels do not connect to the rest of the tunnel system. The residence halls ABC have their own separate tunnel system with laundry room.

Above the daycare center (Margaret’s House); connects to tunnel system.