Benson Hall is a nine-story building that offers you predominantly double rooms arranged along two U-shaped corridors. There are a few single rooms on each floor. Approximately 32 people live on each floor. Rooms are equipped with beds, dressers, wardrobe closets, desks, chairs, carpeting, and Venetian blinds. Community bathrooms are located in each corridor. Public areas include a large lobby and TV and phone lounges. Benson accommodates 244 residents and is a designated residence hall for first-year students.

  • Erected: August 1972
  • Number of Floors: 9 plus basement
  • Building History: second residence hall designed for co-ed living
  • Square Footage: 75,679
  • Date of Dedication: March 30, 1973

The room diagram of a typical room in Benson Hall can be viewed here.

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Residence Life and Housing

Ely Center 132

(202) 250-2988

(202) 651-5255

(202) 651-5757

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