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Westside Hall

Located in the southwest corner of UNH’s main campus near Celentano Hall (formerly Soundview) and Kayo Field our new 90,000 square-foot residence hall, opened in the fall of 2014, creates a dynamic hub of activity on campus. The top three stories of the building are residential units and the ground floor provides amenities to the University at large as well. A 250-280 seat dining room, common lounge spaces, office space for UNH personnel, and 2,300 square feet of classroom space with brand new technology are open to everyone.

Living Learning Communities

UNH is already known for its Living Learning Communities, which group students of similar majors and interests together in residence halls. In addition to non-LLC first-year housing, the new residence hall is home to three of our fifteen LLCs:

A Unique Meal Plan

The new dining facility located on the ground floor of the new residence hall features a concept known as Food on Demand. The idea provides a seasonal fixed menu to order from, unlimited salad, dessert and beverage and a great new space to connect with your friends and the community. Guests order digitally from a touch-screen kiosk. Each dish is then individually prepared, and the customer is buzzed via smart phone or pager when the meal is ready. Choices might include fast casual, BBQ, upscale, all healthy choices, a pub-style operation - the possibilities are as wide as your imagination.

It's all about the Pod

The pod-style residential space gives students more space to gather and socialize, the pod design’s common lounge area is an ideal place for faculty members to come in and speak to students directly — cozy, yet out in the open.

Communities or Pods of 16 or more students centered on a common lounge area with entries into double-occupancy rooms all around it.

Students will have the opportunity to live in a full-suite or a semi-suite. Each suite has its’ own restroom, two bedrooms and a common area (full-suites only) for studying or socializing.

Room layouts
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  1. Contact Us

    For more information on the new residence hall contact the Office of Residential Life at 203-932-7076. 

    Students interested in living in the new residence hall should indicate so on the in their "MyHousing".Please note: Indicating interest does not ensure students will be placed in the new residence hall.