Located on what is commonly referred to as Emerson Hill, Emerson Hall, built in 1969, is home to both Hobart and William Smith Students and forms a quad with Caird Hall, deCordova Hall and McCormick House.

Emerson Hall is designed with a suite style. Each suite has two double bedrooms and 2 single bedrooms with a living room and a bathroom. Students living in Emerson Hall may have a co-ed suite as long as residents in the double bedrooms are the same gender. Each room is equipped with full cable and computer/Internet access.

Home to 83 students, Emerson Hall has a lounge four small kitchens, and laundry facilities.

The first floor of the building is used as classroom and meeting space.


The common area of an Emerson suite.


A single-style room in a six-person suite.


Room Types:
Friendship Suites:
1 5 Person Suite
13 6 Person Suites

Window Treatment: Pull-down shades (white)

Bed style: Standard Twin (39”x75”) loftable units. Students over 6’3” may request extra long beds.


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