Thiel College

Freshmen Housing


Freshmen are housed in traditional residence halls to provide a community environment and the full college experience.

Each living space includes a bed, desk and chair, and dresser/wardrobe/closet. All residence halls are co-educational by either floor or wing and include a resident assistant on each floor and a hall-wide resident director. All halls include a main lobby, laundry room and kitchen area.

Sawhill Hall

Donald V. Sawhill Memorial Hall is located on the north side of the quad and is named in memory of Dr. Donald V. Sawhill and in appreciation and honor of his wife.

  • Houses up to 102 students
  • Room dimensions: 9x14 feet
Florence West Hall

Florence West Hall (“Flo West”) sits directly next to the Howard Miller Student Center and is named in honor of Florence M. West, a former Board of Trustees member and friend of the College.

  • Four-story building houses approximately 146 students
  • Room dimensions: 11x12 feet
Harter Hall

Nathan W. Harter Hall is located on the south side of the quad and is named in recognition of the services of Nathan W. Harter, professor of mathematics at the College for more than 40 years.

  • Houses 104 students
  • Room dimensions: 11x12 feet
Hodge Hall

Hodge Hall is located on the east side of the quad between Sawhill and Harter Halls; and is named in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Edwin Hodge Jr., a past president of the Board of Trustees and friend of the College. Completely renovated in 2011 with new windows, furniture, flooring and bathrooms. Hodge Hall is handicap-accessible on the first floor.

  • Three-story building houses approximately 136 students
  • Room dimensions: 11x12 feet
  • Hodge is considered “premium housing” and has higher costs than other residence halls