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 in each corridor. 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.