Berry Hall

Suite | Double, Triple or Quadruple Rooms | MicroFridge

Open to first-year students

Berry Residence Hall is conveniently located above one of our all-you-care-to-eat dining halls, City Bistro. It’s a six-story, co-ed building at the corner of Calhoun and St. Philip streets. 

Each suite consists of:

  • two to three bedrooms
  • one to two bathrooms
  • living room with MicroFridge

Suites are shared by four to seven students.

exterior of Berry Hall
Berry Hall

Constructed in 1988 and renovated in 2003, Berry Hall features numerous community spaces, including a full-size kitchen and laundry rooms on each floor. Berry is air conditioned and equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi and a 24-hour information/security desk. Free washers and dryers are available on floors 2-6. 

Floors 2 through 3 are for Honors College students and are by invitation only. Read more about the Honors Living and Learning Community.

Please visit the Residence Halls page for housing rates. 

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Read below for room amenities, dimensions, furniture provided and floor plans.
  • Amenities and Dimensions

    • Room dimensions vary, but most of the rooms have a small area about 5' x 10' that contains the wardrobes and then a larger area measuring about 10' x 10' that contains the beds and desks. Some rooms are slightly larger. Typically, there are 4’ of aisle space between the beds. A standard 3' x 5' rug easily fits and a 5' x 8' rug fits when the edges are under the beds.
    • Mattresses accept only twin extra-long sheets.
    • Double-occupancy rooms have twin extra-long metal frame beds: 36” wide x 80" long with 12.25" clearance underneath. Reinforced plastic risers are the only permitted method to increase the clearance (by about 6 inches). 
    • Triple-occupancy rooms have one metal-frame bed and one bunk bed (image coming soon).
    • Quadruple-occupancy rooms have four lofted beds (image coming soon).
    • Wardrobe: 36” wide x 24” deep x 72” high. The bottom portion of the unit contains 2 drawers (36" wide x 24" deep). Wardrobes are equipped with a hasp that allows students to lock the wardrobes (but not drawers) with their own padlock.
    • Desk: 36” wide x 27” deep x 30” high. All desks have a retractable keyboard and mouse surface with rear storage.
    • Desk chair
    • Living rooms have a chair and a couch or loveseat. Chair: 34.5" wide (armrest to armrest) x 29" high (to top of cushion) x 33.5" deep (back to tip of armrest)Couch: 82.5" wide (armrest to armrest) x 29" high (to top of cushion) x 33.5" deep (back to tip of armrest); Loveseat: 59" wide x 29" high x 33.5" deep
    • One window: variable in size according to floor. 1st floor windows are 66.5" wide x 65" high. 2nd, 3rd and 4th floor windows are 26.5" wide x 65" high. 5th and 6th floor windows are 26.5" wide x 54" high. All windows are covered by 2"-slat blinds.

  • Sample Floor Plans