Fischer Residence Hall

Fischer Hall

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Fischer was built in 1965 and houses 593 freshman and sophomore students. Fully renovated in 2006, this hall contains five floors, with three gender-specific wings on each floor. Each wing is made up of double occupancy rooms and some triple occupancy rooms; most rooms are configured as suites (two rooms adjoined by a common bathroom). As Fischer residents enjoy semi-private suite-style bathrooms, they are responsible for the cleaning and upkeep of this space. Plenty of open space throughout the building allows for larger group activities.

Each room is equipped with:

  • a 36" x 80" extra long mattress for each student
  • one bulletin board
  • six electrical outlets
  • one internet port per student and wireless internet (IT Services website)
  • an RT London modular furniture system (mfs) that offers different lofting configurations with the dressers and desks (more info >>)
  • air conditioning/forced air heat in each room
  • one closet per student with folding doors
  • one desk chair per student
  • a wastebasket
  • toilet paper
  • miniblinds
  • carpet
  • mirror
  • one towel bar or hook per student

General information:

  • Average number of students per floor: 49 
  • Room dimension: 11' x 17'
  • Window dimension: 51" x 85"
  • Closet dimensions: 90” height x 16” deep x 45” width
  • The bed height is 9 inches off of the ground allowing some storage underneath.
  • Bathrooms are equipped with 2 under the sink cabinets and four drawers. Shower curtains are provided.
  • A central laundry room is located in the basement. 
  • Laundry rooms are equipped with an ironing board.
  • Limited summer storage is available.
  • Limited indoor bike storage is available.
  • Outdoor bike racks are available during the academic year.
  • One vacuum is located on each floor.
  • Fischer contains a copy machine, a 24-hour computer lab and a hall kitchen shared by the entire building.
  • The kitchen includes two stoves, a refrigerator, two microwaves and minimal cooking utensils.
  • Every floor contains a lounge.
  • The basement also contains a Prayer Chapel, Quiet Study Room, ping pong table, pool table and community TV lounge.

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