More About Housing

Access to Residence Halls

Halls are locked 24 hours a day/seven days a week. Please remember to keep your keys with you at all times. All residence halls on campus can be accessed with your Knight Card. Additionally, students living within the Residence Halls in Dion Family Student Center can access their individual rooms with their Knight Card. In all other residential areas, you will be issued a key for your individual room.

Roommate Requests

We will do our best to accommodate mutual roommate requests. New students requesting to room together must request each other.

Room Size

Approximate standard double room sizes are as follows: Joyce Hall = 192 square feet; Lyons Hall = 192 square feet; Ryan Hall = 198 square feet

Window Size

Sizes vary by floor, room and building. We suggest waiting until you arrive before buying curtains. Blinds are provided.


Elevators are located only in Canterbury Hall, Cashman Hall, Pontigny Hall, and Residence Halls in Dion Family Student Center. During Move-In, student orientation leaders assist families/students in moving belongings into their rooms. Dumbwaiters are located in Lyons, Joyce, Ryan and Alumni for moving belongings.

Twin Bed Size

Standard twin-size beds (36 x 75) are provided. Extra long twin-size beds (36 x 80) are available by request. All requests must be made to the Student Life Office in writing no later than June 7, 2013.


The Residence Hall Association sponsors a linen program that offers a practical and convenient way to purchase brand new, first quality, custom sheets and other accessories for reasonable prices. A mailing with more information will be sent to all new students in summer. You can check out the products or place your order now at For questions or assistance, please call 1.800.957.4338.


Small refrigerators (approximately four-five cubic feet) are allowed in residence hall rooms. Students must provide their own refrigerators.


Low-voltage microwaves (700 watts or less) are allowed in residential rooms. Glass bottles are prohibited in residence halls and living areas.


Washing machines and dryers are located in the basements of all first-year areas and are operated by Knight Card. There is a laundry service available through the Campus Store. For information, visit


Lofts are available for rent from outside vendors during Move-In Weekend. For more information, go to or

Summer Storage Facilities

Vermont Moving and Storage will drop off the storage containers to convenient pre-designated locations on campus. Students load their belongings into units, which are then picked up by storage company and stored at their facility for the summer. In the fall, the units are dropped off on campus for students to unload. A flat-rate fee is charged for the storage. For more information, contact Vermont Moving and Storage, Inc. at 802.655.6683.