Loretto Hall

Loretto Hall is a five-story, non-air conditioned residence hall housing approximately 280 students. This is a co-ed building by floor and part of Emmanuel's first-year residential experience.

Each floor houses 30 to 60 residents who share single-sex bathrooms and fully-equipped kitchens.

GROUND FLOOR

  • Laundry room

FIRST FLOOR

  • Lounge with a large-screen television, vending machines, computers and printing station. This is where students can study and spend time with each other outside their rooms. Resident Assistants also host programs for their residents here.

Amenities

Our residence halls have a variety of amenities, including:      

Front Desk

  • Security card access to front doors
  • Elevators in every hall
  • Bathrooms on every floor
  • Planned community events
  • Coin and Fenway Card-operated laundry facilities
  • All utilities included (no additional costs for IP-TV service, high speed internet, heat, electricity, water, etc.)

Common areas

  • Study lounge
  • Kitchen and dining areas - with fridge, microwave, stove/oven, etc.
  • Social lounges with game tables and big-screen televisions
  • In-hall fitness centers (St. Joseph Hall and New Residence Hall)
  • Group/Organization meeting rooms
  • Vending machines

Residence Hall Council (RHC)
RHC is an opportunity to get involved in your hall. The aim of the council is to provide for the needs of the residential population while also serving as a representative body.

Lock-out service
Staff is available to assist with room re-entry if you forget your ID.

Mail
Convenient on-campus locations for sending and receiving mail.

Housekeeping and maintenance
A crew of housekeeping personnel clean the bathrooms and common areas daily. If something breaks in your room, you can put in a work order with your RA and it will be fixed by our Facilities Department.

Residential communities
Emmanuel offers residential living communities to help maximize your college living and learning experiences.

Visitation hours
Controlled visitation hours and regulations help to accommodate resident's desire for visitation as well as protect their right to privacy.

Room

The average room in a residence hall measures 11' x 18' (3.3 m x 5.5 m).

Floorplan of an average double room:



Average room dimensions: 11' x 18' (3.3 m x 5.5 m)
Average window dimensions: Width: 6' (188 cm) Height: 4'8" (142 cm)
Average bed dimensions: Length: 79 inches (201 cm)
Mattress size: 80" x 36" (extra long twin sheets)

All bedrooms are fully furnished. Student are not permitted to bring their own mattresses. Residence Life will not remove any provided furniture from the room. Below please find what furniture is included by room type:

Double room

  • 2 twin beds
  • 2 desks and chairs
  • 2 dressers
  • 2 closets or wardrobes
  • shelves
  • overhead light

Triple rooms

  • 3 twin beds
  • 3 desks and chairs
  • 2 dressers
  • 2 closets or wardrobes
  • shelves
  • overhead light

Staff

Loretto Hall has a staff of nine Resident Assistants and an Assistant Director/Resident Director who live in the building. The staff is available to help students who want to talk about any issue, desire tips for successful studying, want to enjoy a philosophical discussion, are accidentally locked out, or want someone to attend a campus activity. Our staff is here to help you become a part of the Loretto family and become an involved student of Emmanuel College.

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