Ward Hall is named after Sarah Cort Ward, a native Rochesterian and one of St. John Fisher College's first major benefactors.
Ward Hall provides housing for first-year students. Each room accommodates up to three residents, and floors are arranged with two rooms connected by bathroom facilities. There is also one quad room and one standard triple room per floor. The Ward and Haffey Dining Hall is located on the main floor. Student lounges, laundry facilities, and cooking facilities are located on most floors of the building.
Year Built: 1963
Hall Population: 206
Floor Plan: Corridor style. Standard triple, double and quad rooms. Connecting bathrooms.
Resident Assistants: 8.
Student Population: First-year.
Gender: Male and female by room.
Amenities: Ward-Haffey Dining Hall. TV lounge and kitchen on each floor, free laundry facilities, vending machines, elevator, wireless internet.
Fire Safety: Smoke detectors, sprinkler system, and alarms.
Avg. Room Size (Double/Rebate Triple Rooms): 12' x 17'
Avg. Room Size (Quad Rooms): 19' x 23'
Heating/Cooling: Building wide heating, no air conditioning.
Lighting: Overhead lighting.
Furniture: One twin extra-long bed, desk, dresser, closet per resident.
Bed & Mattress: Mattresses are twin extra-long (84"long and 37" wide). Beds may be bunked or lofted. Lofting means putting the bed on an extra set of bedframes at bunkbed height, allowing space for a desk, dresser, etc. underneath. An un-lofted bed is fully adjustable, allowing the bed to be off the floor from 10" – 32".