Alumni Hall was built in 1905 and named for the Alumni as “a lasting monument of their loyalty.” Alumni houses approximately 190 upperclass students. There are six Residence Life staff members who live and work in the building; five Resident Assistants (RAs) and a Head Resident Assistant (HRA). The Associate Director of Residence Life and Housing also lives in Alumni.
Carlin was built in 1922 and named after Rev. James J. Carlin, S.J., President of the College from 1918–1924. Carlin houses approximately 175 upper-class students. There are six Residence Life staff members who live and work in the building; five Resident Assistants (RAs) and a Head Resident Assistant (HRA).
Located on either side of Kimball Dining Hall, Alumni and Carlin consist of full suites and modified suites. A full suite consists of bedrooms, a living room, and a bathroom and can house 4 to 6 students. A modified suite consists of bedrooms and a living room and can house 2 to 4 students. In each residence hall there is a common lounge, a study lounge, and laundry facilities. Carlin also houses the NROTC offices and facilities. The Kimball Quad between Alumni and Carlin is the location for annual events such as the Battle of the Bands, BBQs, and the spring weekend fair.
A standard room contains one desk, desk chair, desk lamp, dresser, bookcase, and bed per occupant. Most bed rooms are 12’ x 18’ with carpeted floors. Every room has a window and fire-retardant drapes. Each bed is a twin and uses extra long sheets (“college size” sheets are recommended). As overhead lighting is not provided, students are encouraged to bring an extra, non-halogen, lamp. Most living rooms contain a couch, a love seat or two lounge chairs, a coffee table and end tables.
Here is a floor plan for a typical 4 person room in Alumni and Carlin Halls. Click on floor plan for a large view.