McNamara Hall

Mailing Address
McNamara Hall
102 Eastman Lane
Amherst, MA 01003-9203

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

Welcome to the McNamara RFYE/Transfer Community!

About the Community
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.

What are 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 bathrooom 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

Contact Information
Should you have any Residential Life related questions, please feel free to contact our Student Services Office at 413.545.2100. The office staff is happy to answer your questions and refer you as needed! The Student Services Office is located in the Whitmore Administration Building, room 235.

During the academic year, you can also contact your Residence Director. They can provide you with more information about resources, staff there to support you, events, and opportunities to get involved within the community.
Residence Education Staff Directory

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

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