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On-campus housing options

There are a variety of residence halls on campus, from newer buildings with rooms that house five or six people together to smaller ones more appropriate for students who prefer privacy. Here’s a quick guide to what’s on campus.

Ivory Tower
Comprised almost entirely of two-bedroom quads, Ivory Tower accommodates about 730 students. Quads also include two bathrooms, a living room and a kitchen, while the few doubles on each floor have one bedroom, one bathroom, a living room and a kitchen.

1959 E Street
This residence hall has a variety of room sizes, ranging from singles to six-person suites. The triples and quads have two bedrooms while the five- and six-person rooms have three. All rooms include a kitchen, a living room and washer/dryer units.

2135 F Street
Split into four- and five-person suites, this dorm, which will be finished in June, will house about 450 seniors. It includes a kitchen and living room in addition to bedrooms and bathrooms.

New Hall
Mostly for juniors, New Hall has a similar layout to Ivory Tower, with the majority of students residing in two-bedroom quads. Those who participate in the Focus on Fall Abroad program are likely to be placed in New Hall upon their return.

City Hall
This building has doubles, triples and one quad. The rooms are on the smaller side and the hall is a longer walk to the center of campus, but because the building used to be a hotel, the rooms have a more elaborate layout and more regal furniture.

The Dakota
Doubles, triples and quads make up this residence hall, which is known for including washer/dryer machines in each unit. The triples and quads are two-bedroom, two-bathroom layouts and can be larger than some of their counterparts in other buildings.

Strong Hall
This female-only dorm includes students from all four years in either singles or quads. The rooms do not have kitchens, and bathrooms are in the hallways.

Mitchell Hall
Comprised of all singles, Mitchell houses both underclassmen and upperclassmen. Rooms are small and have sinks and mini-refrigerators with bathrooms in each hall, but Mitchell offers privacy for those who enjoy time alone.

2109 F Street
Made up of all doubles, this dorm only has four floors and no elevator. The rooms vary in size, from studio layout to separate living and bedrooms. Rooms include a kitchen and bathroom.

Guthridge Hall
These rooms, which are singles, doubles and triples, can be larger than many others but the hall is one of the older and more run-down residence halls on campus. Each room includes a kitchen and living room in addition to a bedroom and bathroom.

Francis Scott Key Hall
Similar to Guthridge, this residence hall – an older building – has singles, doubles and triples. All rooms have kitchens, bathrooms and living rooms along with the bedroom.

Almost entirely doubles but with two triples per floor, this hall – named for alumna Jacqueline Kennedy – is popular among sophomores because its convenient location across the street from the Foggy Bottom Metro. Some bedrooms are separated from the living room by French doors and triples have entirely separate bedrooms and a study alcove in addition to the living room.

Munson Hall
Almost identical to JBKO, Munson houses fewer students but in very similar layouts. It is located down the block on I Street from JBKO so it offers the same convenience as its larger counterpart.

West End
The singles do not have their own kitchens but the majority of the building is made up of doubles, triples and quads, which have kitchens, living rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms. The residence hall also houses nonstudent residents.

Fulbright Hall
These triples are relatively small and usually require one bed to be bunked, but they do include kitchens and private bathrooms.

Schenley Hall
Schenley is in the very center of campus on H Street. Doubles are small but triples include separate bedrooms. All rooms have kitchens and bathrooms.

Building JJ
This oft-forgotten building, located near 2109 F Street, only has three floors, with doubles and quads. Rooms include bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens and living rooms.

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