Buist Rivers

Female only

Buist Rivers Residence Hall is a four-story building located near both the Addlestone Library and the center of campus. It houses approximately 150 female students. Constructed in 1963, renovated in 2002 (with a bathroom refresh in 2022), Buist features double- or triple-occupancy bedrooms and community-style floor bathrooms. Buist is air conditioned, has free laundry facilities on site, as well as high-speed internet and Wi-Fi. The building also features furnished lounges on each floor and a large lounge on the ground level for hall programs. Please visit the Residence Halls page for housing rates. 

Take a 360° video tour of Buist Rivers. (The tour works best on mobile phones but can also be viewed on a desktop.)

Room Amenities and Dimensions

  • All bedrooms measure approximately 14’ wide x 12’-6” long. Room has tiled floor where a 3' x 5' or 5' x 8' rug will easily fit.
  • Twin extra-long bed: semi-lofted configuration in double rooms. Each bed has a wooden frame measuring 36” wide x 80" long and is approximately 30” from floor to frame. Mattresses accept only twin extra-long sheets.
  • Desk: 42” wide x 24” deep x 30.5” high
  • Desk chair
  • Chest of drawers: 3 drawers, 29.5” wide x 24.5” deep x 30” high
  • Closet: 53” wide x 32” deep x 96” high (triple rooms also have a wardrobe)
  • Blinds: All windows are covered by 2" plantation blinds. We do not allow wall or frame fastened curtain rods, but students may drape fabric from the valence of the blinds. Window dimensions: 44” wide x 72” high
  • MicroFridge

Meet the Rivers Staff!