First Year Housing
Adams Residence Hall – is named after John Adams, second President of the United States (1797-1801) and our first Vice-President (1789-1797). President Adams is widely regarded as one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United States.
Typical Adams Hall Room Dimension: 12" x 15"
Gallatin Hall – is named after Albert Gallatin, a Swiss-American linguist, politician, diplomat, Congressman, United States Senator from Pennsylvania, and the longest serving United States Secretary of the Treasury.
Typical Galatin Hall Room Dimension: 12' x 15'
Hamilton Residence Hall – is named after Alexander Hamilton, the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and political philosopher. Aide-de-camp to General George Washington during the American Revolutionary War, he was one of America’s first lawyers, and wrote most of the Federalist Papers.
Typical Hamilton Hall Room Dimension: 12' x 15'
Hancock Residence Hall – is named after John Hancock, merchant, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American Revolution. He served as president of the Second Continental Congress and was the first and third Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Typical Hancock Hall Room Dimension: 12' x 15'
Madison Residence Hall – is named after James Madison, American politician and political philosopher who served as the fourth President of the United States (1809-1817) and is considered the “Father of the Constitution”, as he was the principle author of the document.
Typical Madison Hall Room Dimension: 12' x 15'
Marshall Residence Hall – is named after John Marshall, American statesman and jurist who shaped American constitutional law and made the Supreme Court a center of power. Marshall was the longest serving Chief Justice of the United States, serving from February 4, 1801, until his death in 1835.
Typical Marshall Hall Room Dimension: 12' x 15'
Monroe Residence Hall – is named after James Monroe, the 5th President of the United States, serving two terms from 1817 to 1825. Monroe is most noted for his proclamation in 1823 of the Monroe Doctrine, which stated that the United States would not tolerate further European intervention in the Americas.
Typical Monroe Hall Room Dimension: 12' x 15'
Ross Residence Hall – is named after Betsy Ross, American Patriot and heroine who made the first ever American flag for General George Washington.
Typical Ross Hall Room Dimension: 12' x 15'
Yorktown Residence Hall
Yorktown Residence Hall – is named after the Battle of Yorktown in 1781 with the British, French and Americans - under George Washington. The Battle of Yorktown was one of the last battles fought in the Revolutionary War.
Typical Yorktown Hall Room Dimension: 11'' x 15'' (main room), 3'' x 9'' (entry way)
Yorktown is home to around 500 first year and upper-class students. The building consist of double rooms with a full bathroom, wireless and traditional internet. Each room includes; 2 desks, 2 dressers, 2 chairs, 1 armoire, 1 closet, and 2 double beds. Student have the convenience of 24/7 shuttle service to and from campus. During weekday classes there is an express shuttle that bring Yorktown residents directly to and from campus. Yorktown residents can also purchase a parking pass for Yorktown hall that access to lower Sewell lot.
Some of the great Yorktown amenities available to all RMU students include:
- Yorktown Cafe
- 3,700 sq. ft. Exercise Facility
- Print Station
- Group Study Lounges
- Nursing Living/Learning Community Lounge
- Available Programming Space reserved through the Office of Student Life
- Game rooms that include TVs, fuse-ball tables, pool tables and ping pong tables