residential halls Van Rensselaer hall

Van Rensselaer Hall

Van Rensselaer Hall opened in 1931.
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Van Rensselaer Hall kitchen
Van Rensselaer Hall living room

3320 Powelton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Front Desk Phone: 215.571.3068

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Features and Amenities

Who lives here: First-year students
Type: 3 or 4 person suites.
Suites are assigned by same-gender. Floors are assigned as mixed-gender.
Gender-Inclusive Housing upon request, as available.
Room Size:  Approximately 700 square feet per suite.
Furniture included: Extra long twin bed (79" x 39" x 36")
Wardrobe (40" x 22" x 72")
Desk (47" x 23.5" x 54") with chair
Small dresser (29" x 19.5" x 30")
Kitchen has a full-sized refrigerator, sink and cabinet storage.
Flooring: Tile and carpet in suites and vinyl plank in corridors.
A/C and heat: Self regulated central A/C and heat
Bathroom type: Each suite is equipped with a bathroom containing one shower, toilet and sink.
Community kitchens:  Each suite is equipped with a stove, oven and sink.
Laundry facilities: A laundry room is located on the basement level.
Internet: Wi-fi
Number of Floors in Building: 11
Elevator: Yes; two in the hallway
Storage: Indoor bike storage is located on the basement level.
Unique to this building: The basement level has a social lounge with gaming equipment and a TV. The ballroom is located on Floor 1 and has a baby grand piano.
There is also a study lounge located on the top floor of the building.
What can you rent: Microfridge

Floor Plan

Van Rensselaer Hall floor plan

Approximately 700 square feet. Actual layout varies from suite to suite.

Contact Us

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.