The singles in North Hall are about 100 sqft big. There are 2 bathrooms in each floor, so about 10 people would be sharing 2 bathrooms. You can find more info about North Hall here: https://sll.rpi.edu/buildings/north-hall
1) Unfortunately no, North has no A/C
2) The laundry room is on the first floor right next to east stairs.
Unfortunately no, North does not have A/C.
North hall is on the academic side of campus and further away from freshman hill, where most first year students are. That is the main reason I believe people may not want to live there.
The closest dorms would be E-Complex or North. That being said it would be about 2 minutes closer than all other freshman dorms.
Beds are adjustable up to about 5 feet without lofting. Lofting (bunk bed height) is available through ResLife.
Sage Dining Hall is the closest dining hall to North Hall. Sage Beanery is located in Sage Laboratories and is the closest food area, though they close at 3 pm.
Yes the wardrobes are movable. You can find what is included in all dorm rooms on our homepage.
Typically they do not
North is for freshmen. E-complex is for upperclassmen.
At this time E-Complex and North Hall are closed for renovations and will reopen in the fall. For this reason we do not have any pictures.
Housing shifts slightly from year to year, depending on class sizes and other decisions. This year (2012-2013), only freshmen and sophomores are living in the Quad.
Juniors and seniors have options to live in RAHPs (Rensselaer Apartment Housing Projects), Stacwyck (Apartments on Sunset Terrace), Blitman, Colonie, Polytechnic, North Hall, E-Complex, and Bryckwyck.
I’m looking for photos, but I don’t have any! I do apologize; I never anticipated such an interest from older students and growth of the blog. I found a video that includes some footage of E-Complex, which is very similar to North. Footage of hall begins around 2:40.