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Francis Hall

Built in 1920 and renovated in 2000, Francis Hall is a traditional style residence hall which houses approximately 40 first year students. Francis Hall is single sex based on wing. Francis Hall is a one floor residence hall with, television lounge in the common lounge. Francis hall is an academic building but has a separate residence hall area with its own entry into the building. Francis Hall is not air-conditioned but students can speak to our ADA coordinator if they are assigned to Francis and need an air-conditioner in their room. Francis Hall is named after St. Francis of Assisi. As a Franciscan institution, St. Francis's values and mission is what we as a university strive to meet. 

The residential themed communities Mission: Alvernia is housed in this building. Mission: Alvernia community strives to engage students in a better understanding of our Franciscan values and heritage as an institution

Each room is a double with two beds, two dressers, two closet areas and two desks. All the residents in the wing share a community bathroom. 

Francis Hall offers:

  • laundry room (free for student use)
  • television lounge

Francis Hall Building Information

Class Level: First Year Students are housed in Francis Hall (when needed). 

Residential Communities: n/a

Types of Rooms: Francis Hall has twenty-four double bedrooms and two single bedrooms.

Air Conditioning: Francis Hall has window air-conditioning units.

Window Treatments:


Bedroom Closet Width:

Sheets: Mattresses are extra long twin.

Appliances: One internet jack is available per resident.  Each bedroom is allowed one microwave, one small refrigerator, and one coffee pot with automatic shut-off.

Bathroom: Veronica hall has community bathrooms with each hallway sharing the facilities.

Furniture: Each resident will have one adjustable bed, desk, desk chair and closet or wardrobe. 

Bed: 30” maximum height of adjustable bed

Elevator: Building does not have an elevator.

Laundry: A common laundry room is available for students. Laundry on campus is free for students.


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