Residence Halls on Campus
A. Searle Pinney Hall
Named after a former CSU Board of Trustee, A. Searle Pinney Hall is second newest residence hall on the Westside campus.
This 425-bed, apartment-style residence hall is typically reserved for upper-class students and accommodates five students per suite. Each unit contains three furnished bedrooms, two bathrooms, a furnished living and dining area and a full-sized kitchen. Each apartment has a balcony.
Centennial Hall is our newest hall — only 5 years old. It is a 430-bed residence hall with an nearby 425-car parking garage.
Suites have a living/study area, bathrooms, and small kitchen area that accommodates up to four students. The building includes community laundering facilities, a large lounge area, multipurpose room and vending machine area.
Named after the former governor of Connecticut, Grasso Hall is one of two apartment-style residence halls on the Westside campus. Completed in the early 1980s, this building accommodates upper-class students.
Each suite contains two double-occupancy bedrooms, one bathroom, a living room and kitchen area. There are also single and double occupancy apartments available for residents with special needs.
Grasso Hall also houses a large, multi-purpose lounge furnished with pool tables, a piano and a large-screen television. Laundry facilities also are available.
Fairfield Hall on the Midtown campus, was WCSU’s first residence hall. Built in 1917, the hall then accommodated 84 students. In 1957, the facility was renovated and 46 units were added.
The building houses several lounge and study areas furnished with pool tables, cable television, and recreational equipment. The facility also contains a laundry facility, vending machines and an information desk.
Constructed in the 1960s, Litchfield Hall accommodates about 240 students and is one of two co-educational residence halls on the Midtown campus, housing both female and male students. Litchfield’s “open square” design makes it a unique building on campus. The residence hall’s center offers a courtyard and a small pond.
Litchfield Hall includes several lounging and study areas furnished with pool tables, cable television, recreational equipment, and kitchenettes. The building also contains a laundry facility, vending machines, and an information desk.
In addition to serving as a residence hall, Litchfield also houses the University Health Service and the C.H.O.I.C.E.S. office for Alcohol and Substance Abuse prevention programs.
Newbury Hall is one of two co-educational residence halls on WestConn’s Midtown campus, housing both female and male students. Built in the 1960s, this residence hall accommodates approximately 230 students, the majority of which are in double-occupancy rooms.
Five stories high, Newbury Hall is the tallest of Midtown’s residence halls. Many rooms offer a view of the Midtown campus.
Newbury Hall houses a large, multi-purpose lounge and several study and lounging areas furnished with pool tables, cable television, recreational equipment and kitchenettes. The building also contains laundry facilities, a study lounge, vending machines and a newly renovated information desk.
In addition to serving as a residence hall, Newbury also is home to the Housing and Residence Life Office.
Services in the Residence Halls
Each building has facilities. Cleaning supplies (soap, softener, etc.) are not provided. Laundry is $1.50 each for washers and dryers. If you use Connect Cash on your ID card, your cost for laundry is only $1.25 per wash or dry!
Link to the Automatic Laundry site to view
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Rooms are equipped with phone jacks and local service. There is no long distance service available in the Residence Halls. Please bring calling cards or cellular phones to make long distance calls. Students must bring telephones that can be plugged into outlets in the wall . Voicemail is provided, and students are encouraged to set-up their voicemail accounts.
Each residence hall has several vending machines (i.e., candy, soda, juices etc). Prices vary by product.
Grasso and Pinney have full kitchens in each apartment. Common kitchens are available in the lounges of the other residence halls. Please be sure to clean up after yourself and utilize appropriate fire safety.
Data Drops are provided in each room for a computer, and all of our halls are wireless. Please visit the Information Technology & Innovation website for complete details about using high-speed internet connections.
Shuttle Bus Service is provided between both Midtown and Westside campuses on a daily basis. Please view the schedule.