residence hall


formal, US
: a place where students live at a college or university

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Colleges and universities will be required to provide a secure location for storage of a pistol or revolver in at least one on-campus residence hall or to make safes available in residence rooms, which could come with a fee. CBS News, 1 Mar. 2023 Students launched a unionization effort in fall term in an attempt to unite student tutors, daycare workers, residence hall advisers and other student workers across campus to fight for pay raises, a shorter pay period, anti-harassment policies and more. oregonlive, 18 Feb. 2023 Even students who do get residence hall rooms face issues with the age of the buildings. Sabrina Leboeuf, Baltimore Sun, 13 Mar. 2023 Rosing's charges stem from a Nov. 6 racist tirade and assault of a Black student in a residence hall. Erin Couch, The Enquirer, 23 Feb. 2023 During that time, a major project for the firm was the construction of Humphreys Hall, a residence hall on the UA campus. Arkansas Online, 19 Feb. 2023

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“Residence hall.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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