McNamara Hall

Residence Hall

Welcome to McNamara Hall

McNamara Hall is a suite-style hall. All of the bed spaced in McNamara Hall are dedicated to new incoming first-year and transfer students. McNamara is also home to the Sylvan Snack Bar, a student-run business right in the building that serves snacks.
 

Floor Plans

McNamara 1
McNamara 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
 

Mailing Address

McNamara Hall
102 Eastman Lane
Amherst, MA 01003-9203

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

Residential Service Desk

Cashin Service Desk
(413) 545-7594
cash-rsd@sacl.umass.edu
 

Features

Hall Features

  • All-female, all-male and co-ed suites
  • Each suite contains a combination of single and double rooms, with a common bathroom and living room
  • Academic Success space that includes private study carrels and group meeting spaces 
  • Community TV Lounge
  • Community Kitchen with stove top, oven, microwave and refrigerator
  • Recreation room with pool table and foosball table
  • Student-run snack bar with eating facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Vending machines
  • Elevator

Room 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
     

Special Housing

RFYE/Transfer Community
All of the bed spaced in McNamara Hall are dedicated to new incoming first-year and transfer students.

Sylvan Suites
Suites have a combination of standard single rooms, one deluxe single room and shared rooms. They include a common room set up like a living room with couches and tables that can be used for study or socializing, and a bathroom that you only share with your suitemates which is cleaned regularly by staff. Below is an example of a McNamara Suite:

example of McNamara suite

Student Business
McNamara is also home to the Sylvan Snack Bar, a student-run business right in the building that serves snacks.
 

History

Learn more about the history of McNamara 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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