Comprehensive Housing Renovation Plan
Overview | Sustainability Notes |
Planned Renovations: In accordance with SU’s policy of providing student
residences that meet or exceed current educational residence standards, it is
anticipated that finishes, amenity and other upgrades will occur in the near
Chester Hall, first occupied in 1974, is a high-rise
residence building, housing 220 students on six floors with a
building director and 5 resident assistants. The rooms are
grouped in clusters, and are co-ed on that basis. An
elevator serves all floors. The exterior walls are brick and the
floors and interior columns are concrete. The building has a
The lounge area has a large plasma screen that supports both
educational and recreational uses. The lower level has a
community kitchen and male and female guest toilets.
Each student has one internet connection and each bedroom has a
cable TV outlet.
The laundry room has internet connected dryers, and washers
with automatic integral detergent dispensers. Students can
determine from their rooms, which machines are in use, and be
notified by e-mail when their laundry has been completed.
There is no additional charge for use of the laundry facilities
and detergent supplies. The vending room has internet
connected machines that take either cash or SU Gull Cards.
Architect, mechanical/electrical engineer and contractor have
all yet to be selected.
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