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Below, you will see all of Worcester State University’s residence halls and basic information about each one.
Chandler Village is an apartment-style complex that houses approximately 420 upper-class students. Apartments house between 4, 8, 9, 10, and 11 people; each apartment has a kitchen and common area. Bedrooms in each apartment are designed for 1, 2, or 3 persons. A laundry room is centrally located within each complex. Chandler Village has a full-time, live-in, professional residence director and 12 student resident assistants. The RAs live in 4-person apartments.Furniture: Each room has one desk, one chair, one bed, and one wardrobe per resident. All rooms in Chandler Village have tile floors. Common spaces have single chairs, a loveseat, a kitchen table, and chairs.
Dowden Hall is a traditional-style residence hall housing 400 first-year students. Each wing has a corridor with bedrooms on both sides and a common single-gender bathroom for each wing. Bedrooms are co-ed by room, and residents share gender-specific bathrooms. While the majority of bedrooms are designed for two people, there also are a very limited number of single and triple occupancy bedrooms available. A laundry room is located on the 1st floor, along with 2 lounge areas. It also is home to our resident student fitness center and C-Store, where students can purchase coffee, salads, sandwiches, and snacks. It has a full-time, live-in, professional residence director and 13 student resident assistants who live on each wing of each floor.Furniture: Each room has one desk, one chair, one bed, one 3-drawer dresser, and one closet or wardrobe per resident. All rooms in Dowden Hall have tile floors.
Sheehan Hall is our newest residence hall. It houses 400 students, both first-year and upper-class students, and features the main campus dining hall with 2-story windows overlooking the John F. Coughlin Field. Each suite consists of 2 double or 4 single rooms sharing a private bathroom. In addition to housing students, this residence hall houses Health Services, the Residence Life and Housing Office, a multifunctional room, a game room, student lounges, and a communal kitchen. A small fitness center, laundry room, and mailboxes for Sheehan Hall residents are located on the 2nd floor. It has a full-time, live-in, professional residence director and 12 student resident assistants who live on each wing of each floor.Furniture: Each room has one desk, one chair, one bed, one 3-drawer dresser, and one closet per resident. All rooms in Sheehan Hall have tile floors.
Wasylean Hall contains apartment-style living areas that accommodate 348 upper-class students. Apartments house 2, 4, or 6 people; each apartment is equipped with a kitchen and common area. Mailboxes for all students living in Wasylean Hall, Dowden Hall, and Chandler Village are centrally located in the lobby. Wasylean Hall is home to Woo Scoops, where students can purchase fresh ice cream, floats, shakes, and sundaes on fresh waffle cones. Laundry facilities are located on the 1st floor. It has a full-time, live-in, professional residence director and 10 student resident assistants. University Police have offices on the 1st floor. Furniture: Each room has one desk, one chair, one bed, one closet, and one 3-drawer dresser per resident. All bedrooms in Wasylean Hall have tile floors. Common spaces have a couch, a loveseat, a kitchen table, and chairs.