residence hall


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

Examples of residence hall in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Monday evening at about 8 p.m., a 16-year-old boy first assaulted a 25-year-old female staff member in a residence hall after returning from outdoor recreation, according to initial information from the DOC. Claire Reid, Journal Sentinel, 26 June 2024 The previous one, which has been demolished in the spring to make room for a new residence hall was, per the university, an outdoor sports complex for the school's intramural and club sports, as well as the marching band. Abigail Adams, Peoplemag, 20 June 2024 The residence hall could make the Hartford campus more attractive for students who couldn’t get into UConn’s main campus in Storrs. Kenneth R. Gosselin, Hartford Courant, 9 June 2024 Related Articles Sonoma State University president put on leave after announcing agreement with pro-Palestinian group At Cal State, the union — which represents lab assistants, residence hall workers, cafeteria workers and others — will begin bargaining with the university system soon. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 17 May 2024 But at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, adding this Charlotte bankers’ name – Donta’ Wilson – to a residence hall is truly unique. Lisa Vernon Sparks, Charlotte Observer, 16 Apr. 2024 Christopher spoke about how the fateful moment of meeting his wife at the UCL residence hall led to their future family when accepting an honorary doctorate in 2017. Rebecca Aizin, Peoplemag, 11 Mar. 2024 Construction began in 1903 and was completed in 1937, and the buildings include a reception hall, clock tower, mosque, residence hall, throne hall, and a bizarre hunting museum with a taxidermy collection. Nada El Sawy, Condé Nast Traveler, 21 Nov. 2023 The Palo Verde East residence hall experienced a fire in a storage space on its first floor, ASU said in a statement. Jose R. Gonzalez, The Arizona Republic, 24 Aug. 2023

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