William Watts Sherman House

William Watts Sherman House

Upper-Level Housing

Located next to the president’s house on Shepard Avenue, William Watts Sherman House accommodates upper-level students. A classic Gilded Age cottage with major historical significance, this co-ed residence hall is full of character, with male and female rooms scattered throughout the building.

Residents say that living in William Watts Sherman House is an adventure and that the residence boasts too many unique features to be boring. Students are housed in a mix of singles, doubles, triples and quads, with room options varying from extravagant to minimalist.

Two large common rooms feature pool and foosball tables. In the warmer months, air conditioning keeps the first floor cool and comfortable.

Fun fact:

William Watts Sherman House, one of America's earliest examples of Queen Anne architecture, was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1970.


Residence type: Upper-level housing

Room type(s): Singles, doubles, triples and quads

Room amenities: Desk, dresser and built-in or freestanding closet

Bathrooms: A mix of common, adjoining and private bathrooms

Address: 35 Shepard Ave.


Co-ed by room

Common rooms and kitchen



Ask the RA

What do you enjoy most about your residence hall?

It has a rich history that should not be overlooked by first-years when searching for residence halls to live in next year. It certainly provides a unique twist to the college experience.

Tim Mentor, political science major