Facilities and Furnishings

Each student room is provided with extra-long twin beds, mattresses, desks and chairs, drawer space and wardrobes or closets. All room furniture in the residence hall room is the responsibility of the student occupying the room. Room furniture assigned to the room may not be removed, stored or traded. Lobby and lounge furniture is provided for all students in the residence hall. This furniture may not be removed or relocated to student rooms.

WIFI and Telephones 

If you are a returning student and you have an account, you will need to log into your account, add/edit your devices and renew your account for the academic year.  Phones are not provided in the rooms; however, if you wish to sign up for residential telephone service, please contact ResNet to set up an account.  

Cable Television

Cable television service is provided to individual student rooms by ResNet through a digital satellite signal. Televisions older than 2007 will not work. High definition is not available. Students are responsible for bringing a coaxial television cable to connect their television to the cable jack. To report an issue with cable, please contact ResNet. Our channel guide is available by clicking here.

Air Conditioning

All Residential Suites and Traditional Halls have air conditioning units in students' rooms.


Microwaves may be used in student rooms as long as they do not exceed 950 watts. Refrigerators may not exceed 4.2 cubic feet. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided in Buildings A, B, D, E, F, and Watson Hall.

Room Safe

Room safes are available for rent during the academic year. Safe requests received by August 1 will allow time for the room safe to be installed in your room by check-in. Requests received after August 1 may take up to two weeks for installation.  The rental form/payment is found on the My Housing Portal.


Elevator occupancy is limited to six people at a time. Individuals violating this policy and causing damage to an elevator may be required to pay for repair costs. Elevators are located in the Residential Suites and now also in the Traditional Halls.


Games, athletic equipment, billiards, ping-pong, vacuum cleaners, and recreational equipment may be checked out at the front desk with your SRU ID. Equipment is purchased by that Residence Hall House Council and is intended for use within the building by residents only within the building.


Storage of personal items or room furniture is not viable. Large appliances such as large refrigerators (over 4 cubic feet), microwaves (over 800 watts/8 amps), cooking appliances (except those with automatic shutoff, i.e. hot pots/coffee makers), ceiling fans, air conditioners and weight equipment are not permitted in the rooms. If you are uncertain about an item, please contact the Office of Residence Life.