Buist Rivers

Female only | Double Rooms | Common Bathroom | Microfridge

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-occupancy bedrooms and community-style floor bathrooms. Buist is air conditioned, has free washers and dryers on the 1st floor, as well as high-speed 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. 

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Room Amenities and Dimensionssample pictures of common area lounge with sofas and chairs, bedroom with semi-lofted bed, desk and chair, and five sinks in one of the common bathrooms

  • 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. 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"-slat 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
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Meet the Rivers Staff!

Street Address: 13 College Way

map showing location of Buist Rivers in relation to other nearby residence halls