First Year student housing

 

At Franklin Pierce University, you will hear students and faculty alike refer to this area of the campus as the "West Side," which is comprised of three buildings: Granite, Mount Washington, and New Hampshire. The housing capacity of this area is 563. Three Residential Experience Directors and 20 student Community Assistants supervise the "West Side."

First year housing options.
(Please note that the Meal Plan is required.)

Granite Hall - First Year Area
Description

Granite Hall is a smoke-free, stand alone First Year Residence Hall that houses 175 residents. The halls are separated by gender with newly renovated common bathrooms available to the residents on that respective hall. The floors are distinct by number, floor from ground level up, as well as by direction, defined as North, East, South, or West. The beds are not bunked and upon moving in if all roommates want the beds bunked, University staff will assist. Granites handicap accessible hall is located on 1 East.

There is one Professional Live-in Residential Experience Director who resides in the building and assists in the development of communal living. This individual is also responsible for enhancing their residents' college experience by assisting with programs that promote development, both academically and socially.

There are also six Community Assistants that live in the building and are responsible for specific halls/floors. A Community Assistant is an upper class student who assists in building community within their area as well as helping residents get involved in the University community through various programming initiatives.

Amenities Within the building there is:
  • Filtered hot & cold water
  • Soda Vending Machines
  • FREE Washer and Dryer units

In each room there is:

  • 1 Cable TV Outlet
  • 1 Phone Outlet
  • Computer/Internet Hookup (as many as there are residents)

Deciding what to bring to college can be very stressful. Over the years we have compiled lists that are helpful reminders. Please refer to what to bring/not bring with you to college as it will assist you in your packing.

Room Specs

Bed
Twin extra long, 23 ¾" clearance, bunkable
* For safety reasons, cinderblocks or risers are not allowed

Desk
45"L x 30"H x 24"D, center drawer, and
3 side drawers

Wardrobe
35 1/2"L x 77"H x 23 3/34"D

Standard Room Dimensions
Double Room: 13.5' x12'
Triple Room: 18' x 13'

Side-by-Side Window Dimensions
Box Fan Dimensions: 23 W x 25 1/2 H
Window unit for Curtains: 53 W x 58 1/2 H


 

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Mount Washington Hall - First Year Area
Description

Mt. Washington Hall is a smoke-free First Year Residence Hall that houses 190 residents. The halls are separated by gender with common bathrooms available to the residents on that respective hall. The floors are distinct by number, floor from ground level up, as well as by direction, defined as North, East, South, or West. Mt. Washington is connected to New Hampshire, another First Year Area Residence, by a crossover floor.The beds are not bunked and upon moving in if all roommates want the beds bunked, University staff will assist.

Meal Plan required

There is one Professional Live-in Residential Experience Director who resides in the building and assists in the development of communal living. This individual is also responsible for enhancing their residents college experience by assisting with programs that promote development, both academically and socially.

There are also seven Community Assistants that live in the building and are responsible for specific halls/floors. A Community Assistant is an upper class student who assists in building community within their area as well as helping residents get involved in the University community through various programming initiatives.

Amenities Within the building there is:
  • Filtered hot & cold water
  • Soda Vending Machines
  • FREE Washer and Dryer units

In each room there is:

  • 1 Cable TV Outlet
  • 1 Phone Outlet
  • Computer/Internet Hookup (as many as there are residents)

Deciding what to bring to college can be very stressful. Over the years we have compiled lists that are helpful reminders. Please refer to what to bring/not bring with you to college as it will assist you in your packing.

Room Specs Bed
Twin extra long, 23 ¾" clearance, bunkable
* For safety reasons, cinderblocks or risers are not allowed

Desk
45"L x 30"H x 24"D, center drawer, and
3 side drawers

Wardrobe
35 1/2"L x 77"H x 23 3/34"D
Standard Room Dimensions
Double Room: 13.5' x12'
Triple Room: 18' x 13'

Side-by-Side Window Dimensions
Box Fan Dimensions: 23 W x 25 1/2 H
Window unit for Curtains: 53 W x 58 1/2 H
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New Hampshire Hall - First Year Area
Description

New Hampshire is a smoke-free First Year Residence Hall that houses 190 residents. The halls are separated by gender with common bathrooms available to the residents on that respective hall. The floors are distinct by number, floor from ground level up, as well as by direction, defined as North, East, South, or West. New Hampshires handicap accessible halls are located on 2 East and 2 West. New Hampshire has a crossover floor that connects to Mt. Washington, another First Year Area Residence. The beds are not bunked and upon moving in if all roommates want the beds bunked, University staff will assist.

Meal Plan required

There is one Professional Live-in Residential Experience Director who resides in the building and assists in the development of communal living. This individual is also responsible for enhancing their residents' college experience by assisting with programs that promote development, both academically and socially.

There are also 7 Community Assistants that live in the building and are responsible for specific halls/floors. A Community Assistant is an upper class student who assists in building community within their area as well as help residents get involved in the University community through various programming initiatives.

Amenities Within the building there is:
  • Filtered hot & cold water
  • Soda Vending Machines
  • FREE Washer and Dryer units

In each room there is:

  • 1 Cable TV Outlet
  • 1 Phone Outlet
  • Computer/Internet Hookup (as many as there are residents)

Deciding what to bring to college can be very stressful. Over the years we have compiled lists that are helpful reminders. Please refer to what to bring/not bring with you to college as it will assist you in your packing.

Room Specs Bed
Twin extra long, 23 ¾" clearance, bunkable
* For safety reasons, cinderblocks or risers are not allowed

Desk
45"L x 30"H x 24"D, center drawer, and
3 side drawers

Wardrobe
35 1/2"L x 77"H x 23 3/34"D
Standard Room Dimensions
Double Room: 13.5' x12'
Triple Room: 18' x 13'

Side-by-Side Window Dimensions
Box Fan Dimensions: 23 W x 25 1/2 H
Window unit for Curtains: 53 W x 58 1/2 H
Click on Images

 

For more information, contact Residential Life at 603-899-4176 or housing@franklinpierce.edu.