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.
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
Philo streaming service
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