Birch Hall

Residence Hall

Welcome to Birch Hall

As part of the cluster with Maple Hall, Birch Hall is a Multi-Year Hall located in Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community, our newest residence area. Multi-year communities are designed to provide sophomores, juniors and seniors with enriching experiences, autonomy and self-discovery, continued learning and connections with a diverse group of UMass Amherst students.

Floor Plans

Birch 1
Birch 2
Birch 3
Birch 4
Birch 5
 

Mailing Address

Birch Hall
153 Commonwealth Avenue
Amherst, MA 01003-9253

For more information about mail, check the Residential Service Desk.
 

Residential Service Desk

Commonwealth Honors College Service Desk
(413) 545-7599
chcrc-rsd@sacl.umass.edu
 

Features

Hall Features

  • Multi-Year residence hall
  • Suite and Apartment-style living options
  • Faculty in Residence
  • Co-ed residence located in Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community
  • Community lounge
  • Air Conditioned
  • Laundry facility
  • Elevator

Suite and Apartment Features

  • Rooms include wireless internet access
  • Single, bunkable, or loftable beds (80" long x 36" wide)
  • Desks and chairs
  • Wardrobe / closets
  • Bookcases
  • Recycling bins
  • Wastebaskets
  • Sofa
  • Two club chairs
  • Coffee table
  • End table

Apartment Only Features

  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen table with four chairs
     

Special Housing

Multi-year Community
The multi-year community is designed to provide sophomores, juniors, and seniors with enriching experiences, autonomy and self-discovery, continued learning, and connections with a diverse group of UMass Amherst students.
 

History

Learn more about the history of Birch Hall.
 

Contact Information

For any Residential Life-related questions, contact the Residential Life Assignments Office at (413) 545-2100 or visit Whitmore Administration Building, Room 235. During the academic year, you can also contact your Residence Director who can provide more information about resources, support, events, and opportunities to get involved within the community.

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