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First Year Residence Halls

Viragh Hall

Viragh Hall at night
Viragh Hall at night

Opened in 2003, Viragh Hall is home to learning communities for 146 Spring Hill freshmen and named in honor of Albert “Skip” Viragh, 1964. The majority of Viragh housing consists of “pod living” where 12 students live together in double-occupancy rooms with a common living area and two common bathrooms. Viragh Hall has a laundry room and large multipurpose room with a HDTV, kitchen, and ping-pong table on the first floor, a kitchen and gathering space on the second floor, and a large study room on the third floor. Viragh Hall shares a courtyard featuring a water fountain and sitting area with Skip’s Place, home of the upperclass learning communities.

Viragh Hall is fully air-conditioned. Rooms are furnished with an extra long twin bed, dresser, closet, desk and chair for each person. Each room has a cable TV jack and two internet ports. Common living areas are furnished with comfortable lounge furniture and have a cable TV jack. Residents are encouraged to furnish their rooms and common rooms to reflect personal tastes and are encouraged to speak to roommates about room furnishings before arrival on campus. Additional information about what items are allowed and not allowed in the residence halls are available in the Student Handbook on the Student Conduct webpage.

Toolen Hall

Toolen Hall updated
Toolen Hall updated

Toolen Hall houses 98 freshmen and is named in honor of Bishop Thomas Toolen, who served as Bishop of Mobile from 1927 to 1969. Each double-occupancy room is approximately 16’ x 15’6’‘. Toolen features a large community lounge with wireless internet access, vending, a pool table, ping-pong, and HDTV on the 1st floor plus two additional study lounges.

Toolen Hall is fully air-conditioned and equipped with a laundry facility. Rooms are furnished with an extra long twin bed, dresser, built-in closet, desk and chair for each person. Each room has a cable TV jack and two internet ports. Residents are encouraged to furnish their rooms to reflect personal tastes and are encouraged to speak to roommates about room furnishings before arrival on campus. Additional information about what items are allowed and not allowed in the residence halls are available in the Student Handbook on the Student Conduct webpage.

Walsh Hall

Walsh hall
Walsh hall

Walsh Hall is named in honor of Fr. Joseph M. Walsh, S.J., President of Spring Hill College from 1925-1931. Walsh Hall houses 166 freshmen in two buildings connected by a covered breezeway. Each double occupancy room is 16’6’‘ x 10’. Walsh Hall is adjacent to the campus mailroom and features a community gathering space with vending, foosball, and HDTV.

Walsh Hall is fully air-conditioned, equipped with a laundry facility in each wing, and allows access to the SHC wireless network. Rooms are furnished with an extra long twin bed, dresser, closet, desk and chair for each person. Each room has a cable TV jack and two internet ports. Residents are encouraged to furnish their rooms to reflect personal tastes and are encouraged to speak to roommates about room furnishings before arrival on campus. Additional information about what items are allowed and not allowed in the residence halls are available in the Student Handbook on the Student Conduct webpage.

New Hall (Honors Living Learning Community Only)

New Hall
New Hall

New Hall is traditionally an upperclassmen building, only students who are active participants in the Honors Program and have been accepted in the Honors Living Learning Community are able to live in New Hall as a first year student.

Opened in 2005, New Hall houses 222 residents, arranged in a mix of single and double rooms, separated by a bath between each pair. The hall is three stories high on the west side and four stories high on the east side. Other features include a laundry facility, a piano, and multiple common spaces.

Each of the residence halls/apartments is fully air-conditioned and equipped with a laundry facility. Rooms are furnished with an extra-long twin bed, dresser, desk (or dresser/desk combination) and chair for each person.

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