Campus Housing

Hanover offers a variety of housing options to support our students' personalities, interests and needs. Each of these options is located within minutes of our campus' classrooms, library, arts and social areas.

Blythe Hall

Date Constructed: 1956
Houses: 40 First-Year Students
Average Room SIze: 13' x 13'2"'

Blythe Hall is a highly coveted residence on campus, housing forty first-year students. Most are double rooms, but Blythe also holds a few single rooms. Each room has telephone, cable television, and Ethernet hookups. The rooms have the following furniture for each resident: desk, chair, dresser, bed, and built-in closet. If the room is a designated double, it will have two sets of furniture. Each floor has a common bathroom. The basement also houses a common lounge, kitchen and laundry facilities.

There are two Resident Assistants, one male and one female, who live and work in Blythe. They are responsible for nurturing and maintaining the development of a tight and respectful community in the hall. Each resident plays a big part in this development, but the RAs play a critical role in the planning of events, orchestrating and running of hall meetings, listening to and referring residents for additional assistance, and enforcing all College policies. The RAs for Blythe Hall are supervised by the Hall Director living in Katharine Parker Hall.

Parking is adjacent to the building, located behind Wiley Hall and easily accessible to the Horner Center and the File Street entrance to campus.

Crowe Hall

Date Constructed: 1949
Renovated: 2008
Houses: 120 Coeds
Average Room Size: 13'5" x 13'3"

Crowe Hall is one of the campus' co-ed residence hall for upperclassmen, accommodating 120 students with men in one floor and women in the others. Crowe underwent a major renovation in 2009. The front side of the building holds suites, primarily housing 4 residents in 2 double rooms with a shared bathroom, kitchenette and common living room. The side of the building is comprised of a traditional double loaded corridor with double rooms and a common bathroom. Most rooms are double rooms, but there are a few of triple rooms throughout the building including 2 triples in the suite area. Each room has telephone, cable television, and Ethernet hookups. The rooms have the following furniture for each resident: desk, chair, dresser, wardrobe, and loftable bed. There are common bathrooms for each wing, common lounges, and laundry facilities.

The Crowe lobby conveniently houses a Coffee Shop, which is operated by Sodexo dining services. Students can use their meal cards to purchase coffee, pastries and snacks on their way to class or for a late night of studying.

There are six Resident Assistants that live and work in Crowe Hall. The RAs are responsible for nurturing and maintaining the development of a tight and respectful community in the house. Each resident plays a big part in this development, but the RAs play a critical role in the planning of events, orchestrating and running of house meetings, listening to and referring residents for additional assistance, and enforcing all College policies. The RAs for Crowe Hall are supervised by the Student Hall Director that lives in Crowe Hall.

Parking is shared with the Library and The Center for Fine Arts in the lot behind the library. Crowe Hall is easily accessible to the Horner Center, the Admissions Office, the Brown Campus Center, Duggan Library, Lynn Hall, and Wiley Hall.

Donner Hall

Date Constructed: 1939
Houses:  120 First-Year Women
Average Room Size: 13'1" x 12'

Donner Hall is the campus' single sex hall for first-year women. This building is centrally located and can accommodate 120 women. Most rooms are double rooms, but there are single rooms and a triple available. Each room has telephone, cable television, and Ethernet hookups. The rooms have the following furniture for each resident: desk, chair, dresser, wardrobe, and loftable bed. If the room is designated a triple, it will have three sets of furniture; double, two sets; and single, one set. There are two common bathrooms per floor, one for each wing, common floor lounges, an efficiency kitchen, and laundry facilities. Donner Hall is also connected to Ide Hall via the Donner Lecture Hall, which is used for numerous functions throughout the year.

There are six Resident Assistants that live and work in Donner Hall, two per floor, one for each wing. The RAs are responsible for nurturing and maintaining the development of a tight and respectful community in the house. Each resident plays a big part in this development, but the RAs play a critical role in the planning of events, orchestrating and running of house meetings, listening to and referring residents for additional assistance, and enforcing all College policies. The RAs for Donner Hall are supervised by the Assistant Director/Area Coordinator that lives in Ide Hall.

Limited parking is shared with Sorority Court in the lot behind the building. Donner Hall is easily accessible to Sorority Court, Ide Hall, the J. Graham Brown Campus Center, Newby Hall, and the Horner Center.

Greenwood Suites

Date Constructed:  2002
Average Room Size: 14'1" x 12'4"

Students living in the Greenwood Suites are more autonomous with only upper-class students living in the complex. With no RA, the residents are primarily responsible for the enforcement of policies and procedures, along with the administrative work for the area. The students living in Greenwood work with their Assistant Dean/Area Assistant for the development and implementation of events.

The individual suites in Greenwood house six men or women in a suite of three bedrooms. Two bedrooms share a bath, while the third has its own bathroom. Two lower-level suites have roll-in showers to make them handicap-accessible. Each room has telephone, cable television, and Ethernet hookups. The rooms have the following furniture for each resident: desk, chair, dresser, loftable bed, and wardrobe. Each suite has a small efficiency kitchen with a compact refrigerator, and a sink. A range is not allowed; however, the residents may bring in a microwave. The suite also has a living room with a cable hookup and a TV provided. There is one phone line per bedroom, so each pair of roommates has a designated line. All suites are air-conditioned. Limited vending and full laundry facilities are available onsite.

Ide Hall

Date Constructed:  1951
Houses:  40 First-Year Men
Average Room Size: 13'1" x 13'3"

Ide Hall is the campus' first-year men's hall. Most rooms are double rooms, with the exception of one triple room. Each room has telephone, cable television, and Ethernet hookups. The rooms have the following furniture for each resident: desk, chair, dresser, wardrobe, and loftable bed. There are common bathrooms for each wing, common lounges, an efficiency kitchen, and laundry facilities. Ide Hall is also connected to Donner Hall via the Donner Lecture Hall, which is used for numerous functions throughout the year.

There are three Resident Assistants that live and work in Ide Hall, one per floor. The RAs are responsible for nurturing and maintaining the development of a tight and respectful community in the house. Each resident plays a big part in this development, but the RAs play a critical role in the planning of events, orchestrating and running of house meetings, listening to and referring residents for additional assistance, and enforcing all College policies. The RAs for Ide Hall are supervised by the Assistant Director that lives in Ide Hall.

Limited parking is shared with Sorority Court in the lot behind the building. Ide Hall is easily accessible to Sorority Court, Donner Hall, the J. Graham Brown Campus Center, Newby Hall, and the Horner Center.

Katharine Parker Hall

Date Constructed:  1964
Houses:  90 Co-Eds
Average Room Size: 13'11" x 10'8"

Katharine Parker Hall is the campus' co-ed hall for first-year students, accommodating 90 students with men in one wing and women in the other. Most rooms are double rooms, but there are a few triple rooms available in the basement. Each room has telephone, cable television, and Ethernet hookups. The rooms have the following furniture for each resident: desk, chair, dresser, wardrobe and loftable bed. There are common bathrooms for each wing, a common lounge, and laundry facilities.

There are six Resident Assistants that live and work in Katharine Parker Hall. The RAs are responsible for nurturing and maintaining the development of a tight and respectful community in the house. Each resident plays a big part in this development, but the RAs play a critical role in the planning of events, orchestrating and running of house meetings, listening to and referring residents for additional assistance, and enforcing all College policies. The RAs for Katharine Parker Hall are supervised by the Hall Director that lives in Katharine Parker Hall.

Limited parking is shared with Sorority Court in the lot behind the building. Katharine Parker Hall is easily accessible to Sorority Court, the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house, the Ogle Center, Donner and Ide Halls, and the Campus Security Office.

Lynn Hall

Date Constructed:  1951
Renovated: 2014
Houses:  72 upper-class students in various suit style arrangements, co-ed

Lynn Hall is the campus' newly renovated residence hall. All rooms are double rooms in various suite style living arrangements.  Each suite and room have cable television and Ethernet hookups. The rooms have the following furniture for each resident: desk, chair, dresser, wardrobe, and loftable bed. Each suite shares a common bathroom.  The building has various common lounges, an efficiency kitchen, and laundry facilities. Lynn Hall is also home to Career Services, Experiential Learning and Study Abroad Offices, as well, as 2 classrooms that also function as flexible space for functions.

There are two Resident Assistants that live and work in Lynn Hall, one per floor. The RAs are responsible for nurturing and maintaining the development of a tight and respectful community in the house. Each resident plays a big part in this development, but the RAs play a critical role in the planning of events, orchestrating and running of house meetings, listening to and referring residents for additional assistance, and enforcing all College policies.

Limited parking is shared with FOB, CFA and the library in the lot behind the building. Lynn Hall is easily accessible to Crowe Hall, Science Hall, FOB, The Science Center, the J. Graham Brown Campus Center, and the Library.

The Ogle Center

Date Constructed:  1999
Average Room Size: 11'9" x 13'4"

The Ogle Center is a living environment for sophomores, juniors, and seniors. A Student Manager lives in the complex and works with the residents on event planning, hall council, roommate mediation, policy enforcement, and administrative concerns.

The individual suites in Ogle house seven men or women in a suite of four bedrooms (three doubles and one single). Two bedrooms have their own bathrooms, while the third double shares a bathroom with the single room. Each suite has a small efficiency kitchen with a compact refrigerator and a sink. A range is not allowed; however, the residents may bring in a microwave. The suite also has a living room with skylights, cable hookup, and a TV provided. There is one phone line per bedroom, so each pair of roommates has a designated line. A washer and dryer are available within each suite. All suites are air-conditioned. Limited vending, a conference area, and classroom areas are available onsite.

Wiley Hall

Date Constructed: 1963
Houses: 90 Co-Eds
Average Room Size: 14'1" x 12'4"

Wiley Hall is one of the campus' co-ed residence hall for upperclassmen, accommodating 90 students with men in one wing and women in the other. Most rooms are double rooms, but there are a few singles, a couple of triples, and one quad room available. Each room has telephone, cable television, and Ethernet hookups. The rooms have the following furniture for each resident: desk, chair, dresser, built-in closet, and bed. If the room is designated a quad, it will have four sets of furniture; triple, three sets; double, two sets; single, one set. There are common bathrooms for each wing, common lounges, and laundry facilities.

There are six Resident Assistants that live and work in Wiley Hall. The RAs are responsible for nurturing and maintaining the development of a tight and respectful community in the house. Each resident plays a big part in this development, but the RAs play a critical role in the planning of events, orchestrating and running of house meetings, listening to and referring residents for additional assistance, and enforcing all College policies. The RAs for Wiley Hall are supervised by the Student Hall Director that lives in Wiley Hall.

Parking is shared with the Horner Center and Blythe Hall in the lot behind the building. Wiley Hall is easily accessible to the Horner Center, the Admissions Office, Crowe Hall, Duggan Library, Greenwood Suites, and Newby Hall.

Greek Housing

Greek organizations are a vibrant part of Hanover life. We currently have four fraternities and four sororities on campus. Room assignments in Greek houses are determined by each individual Greek house. See Greek Life for more information.

Theme Housing

Upperclassmen have the opportunity to take on a more deliberate role in their housing and the programmatic aspects of their extra-curricular activities. Theme Houses are assigned based upon a student group's proposed theme. Below are our two current theme houses.

File House

Date Constructed: 1998
Houses: 11 Residents

Amenities
Air-Conditioned
Laundry Room
Cable Television
Telephone and Ethernet Hookups
Lounge Areas
Double and Single Rooms
Full Kitchen

Young House

Houses: 11 Residents

Amenities
Full Kitchen
Laundry
Dining Room
Two Living Rooms
Single, Double, and Triple Rooms