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Small Houses

Folwell House/764 South Main Street

Residential House Communities

The communities in the small houses below are pivotal learning communities, offering residents a common experience.

Folwell House/764 South Main Street
Bampton House/720 South Main Street
737 South Main Street
Carr-McGuire/775 South Main Street
Stewardson House/780 South Main Street

Small Houses & Theme Houses

HWS prides itself in the ability to offer a diverse living environment, including small to mid-sized houses. The houses below typically are theme houses that change year to year based on student interest, but provide students the opportunity to live in a house for the academic year with a common purposes. Theme houses may reapply each year. Some small houses are without themes are are selected through the traditional room selection process as individual bedrooms. For a list of themes associated with specific houses, please visit myResEd.

Sheppard/ 141 St. Clair Street

  • 7 students
  • 3 singles, 2 doubles

Sheppard house has a full kitchen, living room, dining room and laundry facilities.


Hillcrest/159 St. Clair

  • 13 students
  • 4 singles, 3 doubles, 1 triple

The house has a full kitchen, living room, dining room and laundry facilities.


593 South Main St.

  • 15 students
  • 1 single, 4 doubles, 2 triples

593 has a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


99 St. Clair Street

  • 7 students
  • 5 singles, 1 double

The house has a full kitchen and tv room. Laundry facilities can be accessed in Sherrill Hall.


412 Pulteney St.

  • 6 students
  • 6 singles

Students have access to a living room and full kitchen. Laundry facilities can be accessed in Jackson-Potter-Rees (JPR).


Sill House/710 South Main St.

  • 12 students
  • 2 singles, 5 doubles

The house has a full kitchen, living room, dining room and laundry facilities.


Beta Sigma/756 South Main St.

  • 17 students
  • 6 singles, 4 doubles, 1 triple

Students have access to a full kitchen, living room and dining room and laundry facilities.


133 St. Clair St.

  • 7 students
  • 2 singles, 1 double, 1 triple

The house has a living room and full kitchen. Laundry facilities can be accessed in 141 St. Clair Street.


583 South Main St.

  • 11 students
  • 2 singles, 3 doubles, 1 triple

This house has a full kitchen and sitting area and laundry facilities.


704 South Main St.

  • 16 students
  • 6 doubles, 4 singles

704 has laundry facilities.


402 Pulteney St.

  • 7 students
  • 3 singles, 2 doubles

This house has a living room, but no kitchen. Laundry facilities can be accessed in Sherrill Hall.


746 South Main St.

  • 13 students
  • 6 singles, 2 doubles, 1 triple

Students have access to a living room and full kitchen. Laundry facilities can be accessed in Jackson-Potter-Rees (JPR).


Trowbridge/129 St. Clair St.

  • 8 students
  • 4 singles, 2 doubles

Trowbridge has a living room and small kitchen. Laundry facilities can be accessed in Sheppard House.


McDaniels House/645 South Main St.

  • 15 students
  • 4 singles, 4 doubles, 1 triple

McDaniels has two lounges, a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


408 Pulteney St.

  • 5 students
  • 4 singles, 1 double

Students have access to a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

400 Pulteney St.

  • 4 students
  • 2 singles, 1 double

400 Has a living room and laundry can be accessed through Sherrill.


623 South Main St.

  • 15 students
  • 6 doubles, 1 triple

623 has a kitchen and laundry facilities.


639 South Main St.

  • 12 students
  • 1 single, 4 doubles, 1 triple

639 has a full kitchen and laundry facilities.




Residential House Communities

Folwell House/764 South Main Street

Purpose
To provide an environment for people of Jewish faith or with Jewish interests to gather and socialize, and to celebrate Shabbat and other Jewish holidays. The house is also available to the HWS Hillel Organization for events. The student kitchen will be kosher style.

The Abbe Center for Jewish Life accommodates nine students in bedrooms equipped with full telephone, cable, and Internet access.

The home's spacious dining room, living room, conference room and separate kosher-style and true kosher kitchens make it an ideal space for gatherings. It's located across the street from Temple Beth-El.

The home was completed rennovated in 2007, the result of a generous gift from Trustee Richard K. Abbe '92 and his wife Merav. At Abbe's request, a plaque in the entryway of the building commemorates the three Hobart alumni who died in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001: Andrew Golkin '93, Michael Simon '83 and Scott Rohner '01.

Historically, the house, previously known as Folwell House, has served as a cooperative.

Residence Requirements

  • Applicants must show an interest in Jewish culture and/or religion.
  • Applicants should be willing to participate in HWS Hillel and Abbe Center functions and programming.
  • Applicants must be willing to live in a kosher style arrangement.

More Info
Meal Option: Co-op
Room Types: 5 Singles, 2 Doubles
Window Treatment: Pull-down Shades (white)
Bed style: Standard twin. Students over 6'3" may request extra long beds.

Bampton House/720 South Main Street

Bampton House is the Hobart College Honors and Leadership House, which places a special emphasis on the "Hobart Heritage." By Hobart Heritage we mean the body of values and traditions which constitute the mission and identity of the College, in fulfillment of its founding vision and as interpreted and enacted for contemporary students.

Bampton House was founded in 1990, after the distinguished Hobart alumnus, James William Bampton '32 gifted the house and its concept to Hobart College. Mr. Bampton wanted the House to be a place on campus where Hobart student leaders could live together and bring greater visibility to the achievements and values they represent, and, thereby, perpetuate the Hobart Heritage.

Bampton House is overseen jointly by the Hobart Dean's Office, the Office of Residential Education, and a peer resident House Manager who is in charge of programming. Dean Chip Capraro is the House Advisor. Programming at Bampton includes a series of themed dinners with faculty speakers, service projects, and informal social events.

Residents of Bampton are selected on the basis their academic and extra-curricular achievement and leadership, and their reflections on the Hobart Heritage.

737 South Main Street

Purpose

To serve as a space where those interested in community service, service-learning and civic engagement can unite to share ideas and work together on projects that benefit the public good. The house will also serve as a location where students, faculty, staff, classes and campus organizations can come together for events that seek to promote active citizenship through public service, learning about others, understanding diversity, and promoting unity and community spirit.

The building is home to 18 students, who have access to three lounges, a TV room, industrial kitchen and laundry facilities. Each room is equipped with full telephone, cable and Internet access.

Residence Requirements

  • Participate in a minimum of 3 hours of volunteer service per week.
  • Students accepted to live in the house will be part of a partial co-op in order to prepare one meal per week as a house.

More Info
Meal Option: Partial Co-op
Window Treatment: Pull-down Shades (white)
Bed style: Standard twin. Students over 6'3" may request extra long beds.

Carr-McGuire/775 South Main Street

Substance Free House

Purpose
To provide a safe and substance free environment to students who are committed to a substance free lifestyle.

This house is home to 31 students.

Residence Requirements

  • Applicants must be willing to commit and be held accountable to a substance-free lifestyles (alcohol, tobacco, and other non-prescription substances), attend and participate in meetings and events, and be in good academic and disciplinary standing.

More Info
Substance Free House Events
Meal Option: Choice
Bed style: Standard twin. Students over 6'3" may request extra long beds.

Stewardson House/780 South Main Street

Purpose
The William Smith Honors House is a place for academically-driven women of all disciplines to exchange ideas and concepts relating to each of their specific fields. It is also substance-free living.

The building, also known as Stewardson House, is home to 8 students, who have access to a living room, full kitchen, dining room and laundry facilities. Each room is equipped with full telephone, cable and Internet access.

Residence Requirements

  • Attend weekly dinners.
  • Promote leadership values on and off campus.
  • Minimum GPA of a 3.0.
  • All residents must abide by quiet hours from 8pm to midnight on all weeknights and all day during final exam times.

More Info
Meal Option: Choice
Room Types: 4 Singles, 2 Doubles
Window Treatment: Pull-down Shades (white)
Bed style: Standard twin. Students over 6'3" may request extra long beds.







































CONTACT

Office of Residential Education
101 St. Clair Street,
Geneva, NY 14456
Phone: (315) 781-3880
Fax: (315) 781-4026
Email: resed@hws.edu