Maria

Maria Hall is a co-ed residence hall located on the Residential College campus, which is approximately 12 blocks west of the main WSU campus. Maria Hall has space for up to 239 students, primarily in double rooms. Maria is a four floor residence hall, with floor lounges and study rooms on each floor. Maria Hall is known for its extensive lounge space on the main floor and lower level. Maria is connected to Lourdes Hall through an underground tunnel.

Maria hall is made up of primarily double rooms, with 93 double rooms, 7 singles and 3 suites. Total occupancy of the hall is 239 students. The double rooms in Maria Hall are 11'5" X 17'5". Each double room is equipped with carpet, a sink, a window, cloth curtains, 2 large built-in closets, 1 built-in dresser, 2 built-in desks, 2 desk chairs, 2 night stands, 2 bed frames and extra-long twin mattresses, 2 medicine cabinets, a wastebasket, cable access and internet access.

The single rooms in Maria are equipped with carpet, a sink, a window, cloth curtains, 1 large built-in closets, 1 built-in dresser, 1 built-in desk, 1 desk chair, 1 night stand, 1 bed frame and extra-long twin mattress, 1 medicine cabinet, a wastebasket, cable access and internet access. The suites are equipped with carpet, cloth curtains, 1 large built-in closets, 1 built-in dresser, 1 built-in desk, 1 moveable desk, 2 desk chairs, 2 night stands, 2 bed frame and extra-long twin mattresses, 1 full bathroom with 1 medicine cabinet, a wastebasket, cable access and internet access.

The lighting in the room is placed above the sink and above the desks. It is highly recommended that extra lighting be brought by students.

Floor Lounges:  Each floor in Maria Hall has a floor lounge for student to gather in. These lounges are often used for floor meetings, floor movie parties and floor cook-outs. It is quite common that each lounge is decorated by students on the floors in accordance with a theme, such as a movie theatre or Hollywood stars. All floor lounges include a large utility sink, toaster, a small fridge, a microwave, a TV/DVD player and furniture for lounging.

Main Level and Front Desk:  The main level of Maria Hall is comprised of the main entrance to the building, along with the front desk and main lounge.

The Maria Hall front desk is located just inside the main entrance. This desk is open during the majority of daytime hours by residence hall desk assistants. During the night hours, the area is staffed by security guards. At the front desk, students can check out kitchen equipment, games, sporting equipment, tools and equipment for the recreation tables in the lower level.

The main lounge of Maria Hall is a large open area with comfortable couches for lounging, tables and chairs for studying, large wall of windows for enjoying the view of the bluffs and a fireplace. The main lounge is used for large group meetings, studying and kickboxing classes. This area also holds the building printer, where students can pick up their printouts.

The lower level of Maria Hall includes large lounge areas for studying and relaxing. In these lounges there are three pool tables, two big-screen TVs, one regular sized television and table-tennis.  There are comfortable chairs for relaxing, as well as tables and chairs for studying.

Also located in the lower level of Maria Hall is the laundry facility. There are 7 washing machines and 7 dryers, along.  Laundry is included in your room rates, so there is no need to pay for each use.  The lower level is the ground level, which provides a direct exit to the Maria Hall Parking Lot. This is the door most commonly used for students who drive to and from campus.