Franklin & Marshall College Franklin & Marshall College

New College House

Double Room

The New College House, completed summer of 2011, houses approximately 184 students.  First-year students are centrally located on the north and south halls of floors 2, 3, and 4 in standard double rooms. Upperclass students reside in the suites and apartments flanking the building. Window blinds are provided in all rooms.  The furniture is not fixed in place and can be moved around.  Because all residence hall rooms are fully furnished, the College does not permit students to bring upholstered furniture to campus.



20' 8" x 10’ 8"


Blinds are provided.


56" high x 36" wide x 23" deep for hanging items.
Extra storage above: 12" high x 36" wide x 23“ deep

Electrical Outlets

Three double sockets

Internet Outlets

Two in each room


No.  All rooms have tile flooring.


Can be moved.

Air Conditioning

Yes - all rooms are air conditioned

Mattress Size

Extra long twin - 80" long x 36" wide

Space Under Bed

82.5" long x 13" high


One in each room - 15" wide x 50" high

Trash Can

One trash can per room



Additional furniture for each student:

Four drawers, each 25 ¾“ wide x 17 ¾“ deep x 6” high

One small bookshelf


The house has a kitchen on the first floor equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, and induction stove. The house also has a common lounge on each floor, and study rooms off of the first-floor Great Room. Every floor has single gender bathrooms, which are a short walk from each dorm room.  Laundry facilities are located on the lower level.


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