Dowling Hall, located on north campus, was built in 1958 and houses approximately 470 women. Dowling is the largest hall on campus. Floors 5 and 6 were added in 1985 and lower level rooms were renovated in 1979. The average room size is 12' x 16', with 8' ceilings. While most rooms are doubles housing two students, a few single rooms are available.
What is the best part about living in Dowling?
"Definitely the camaraderie! Having friends always down the hall is wonderful and everything from Hall Wars to sharing the bathroom (or decorating it!) with my floor-mates made living in Dowling a blast." -Emily
Common areas include study lounges on each floor, a service desk, two computer labs, and lower level recreation area, kitchen, TV area and laundry room. Each floor has a north and south wing, and community bathrooms with private shower stalls are located in each wing.
Dowling Hall is connected, via Koch Commons, to Morrison and Brady Halls.
Most furniture (desks and dressers) is built-in; most closets are built-in. While most rooms are carpeted; a few rooms have tile flooring.
Dowling residents host a number of events throughout the year, like the annual Father-Daughter Dance and Dowling's Spring Splash.
Housing applications are provided to newly accepted students by the Admissions office. Speak to your Admissions Counselor for further information. A $200 deposit is required to request housing space and is also handled by your Admissions Counselor. Housing is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis and is not guaranteed by the university. Preference information is collected in April for the following fall and students are notified of their housing assignment at the end of June.
Accepted students can begin the enrollment processes by visiting the Accepted Student page.