Southwest Area

Southwest Area

The Southwest Residential Area, the largest on campus, houses 5,500 students in its five high-rise towers, and eleven low-rise residence halls. All buildings are coed, although many offer single sex floors. A 24-hour quiet hours floor exists in JQA. Break Housing is available in Prince.

Southwest Residential Area currently features:

First-Year Halls: located in Melville, Thoreau, Pierpont , Moore, James, Emerson, Kennedy, and Cance Halls

Residential Academic Programs (RAPs) are affiliated with some first-year learning communities. For a complete list of programs and locations, please see the RAP website.

Defined Residential Communities
​Harambee: African Heritage Student Program in Coolidge Hall
Nuance: Multicultural Student Community in Crampton Hall

360° Tours
Corner Room
Square Room
Triple Room
Single Room

Other Area Features
Student Leadership Center in Moore Hall.
Close proximity to Hampden Student Center, Latin American Cultural CenterMalcolm X Cultural Center, Southwest Area Government offices, Boyden Gym, Isenberg School of Management, Hampshire Dining Commons, Berkshire Dining Commons and more.