Richards Hall dormitory.

Richards Hall

Richards Hall is the home to over 200 students who are primarily first-year students. There are approximately 40 students and one Resident Assistant (RA) on each floor. It is part of the Quad Complex which also includes Morey-Shepard Hall and Conway Hall.

The majority of the rooms in Richards are double rooms. Men are housed on 1st & 2nd floors, while 3rd & 4th floors are designated for women.

Each room is furnished with an XL-twin bed and mattress, a dresser, desk, and desk chair for each student. In addition, all rooms have carpet, a sink/vanity area, and a trash can and recycling bin.

Richards Double Room
Basic Double Room Dimensions: Width 16' Length 12'
** Each individual room may have slight variations of the dimensions listed above


There are kitchens on 2nd – 4th floors in Richards which include stoves, refrigerators, microwaves, and tables. There is also a kitchen in the basement of Richards Hall, next to the large TV lounge and recreation area. Basic kitchen supplies such as pans, utensils, bowls, hot pads, etc. are available at the Quad Front Desk for students to borrow.


Laundry facilities are located in the basement. Laundry is free for all students living in the residence halls.


There is a large TV lounge and recreation area in the basement of Richards Hall. Students use this space to socialize, watch TV, and play pool or table tennis. The RAs in Richards also use this space to provide floor or building-wide events for students to enjoy and build community within the hall.
Richards basement

Quad Front Desk

Students living in Richards Hall may utilize the amenities of the Quad Front Desk, which is located in the Morey-Shepard section of the complex. The front desk is staffed with students who live in the residence halls and are trained to answer questions about housing and Winona State. It is a great resource students can use to check out movies, games, kitchen equipment, and much more! The Quad network printer is also located near the Quad Front Desk.
Quad Front Desk

The Quad Courtyard

Students living in the Quad have their own outdoor courtyard that is located in the center of the complex. This courtyard is shared with students living in Conway, Morey-Shepard and Richards Hall and has a sand volleyball court and benches. Students can also rent outdoor games from the Quad Front Desk.
Quad Courtyard