Toussaint Hall

Toussaint Hall

Located on our newest residential campus, the Upper Quad, Toussaint Hall houses 170 freshmen students primarily in two-bedroom/four-person pods, with a limited number of single rooms. The Honors Living Learning Community is housed in Toussaint Hall. The building is staffed with six student Resident Success Assistants and one professional Residence Hall Director.

Building Amenities
  • Security desk at main entrance
  • External and internal card access for residents
  • Laundry facilities on each floor
  • Game Room with vending machines
  • Shared gender-specific common Shower Rooms
  • Two Atrium-style common rooms
  • Group & quiet study rooms on each floor

Room Amenities

  • Single and Quad Occupancy in two room pod
  • Bathroom including a toilet and sink per pod
  • Window Coverings
  • Proximity card reader to each pod
  • Twin-sized bed and mattress (One per resident)
  • Desk and Chair (One per resident)
  • Three Drawer Dresser (Two per resident)
  • Walk-in or built-in closets
  • Built-in storage
  • Cable Television Jack (One per bedroom)
  • Air Conditioning/Heating Unit
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Micro-fridge unit (One per pod)

Telephone lines are not provided in the rooms. Most students use their cell phone as their main mode of telecommunication.

Meet the Staff

Katherine Alworth
Residence Hall Director
Tel: 203-416-3461

  • Kendra Sherman (SRSA)
  • Alicia Eldridge
  • Dimitri McCombs
  • Yanni Papadopoulos
  • Valerie Stein
  • Alexandra Wyluda 

Who is Pierre Toussaint?

Pierre Toussaint was a freed slave who became a noted philanthropistPierre Toussaint was a freed slave who became a noted philanthropist. Toussaint’s owners brought him as a slave to New York City from the French colony of St. Domingue in 1787. He gained freedom in 1807 after their deaths and took on the name Toussaint in honor of François-Dominique Toussaint Louverture (also known as Toussant L’Ouverture), the man who led the revolution that established Haiti before his death in 1803.

Learn more about Pierre Toussaint