Bromley is one of two apartment buildings for upperclassmen on campus. It consists of 30 apartments; 11 are six-person apartments and the remainder are four-person apartments. It is centrally located on the quad and next to the library. Bromley has a sand volleyball court used by students and Rec-IM for volleyball tournaments.
Chase Hall is home to over 180 students and is named in honor of Trustee Don Chase and his wife Barbara. Chase Hall, our newest residence hall, is a suite-style building; students live in doubles or triples and every two rooms share a bathroom. It has a vibrant community and great location at the center of campus. Chase Hall also has three classrooms and a study lounge in the basement, as well as a spacious lounge with a kitchen on each floor, which overlook the campus Quad. Chase Hall is designed for energy efficiency in accordance with Gordon’s broader aim to promote renewable energy and resources on campus.
Drew Hall is home to an intentional community for sophomores, juniors and seniors called Reveal. Reveal is a unique, year-long program designed to bring students together in an intentional community that seeks whole person transformation. Reveal aims to inspire three-fold growth in its participants in the areas of intimacy with God, godly character and participation in God’s plan for the world.
Evans is one of the three HUD halls (along with Wilson and Lewis) that share similar architecture. Evans has a large, central lounge that is home to a number of great hall events. It is centrally located on the mini quad, a great place outside to study or hang out with friends.
Located by the campus intramural field, Ferrin Hall is home to over 144 residents. Opened in 1985, the year Barrington College of Rhode Island merged with Gordon, Ferrin is named for Howard W. Ferrin, a longtime president of Barrington College. Each floor is community-style: residents share a common area lounge, a study room, and floor bathroom. The patio behind the building is a popular location for campus coffeehouses and other outdoor festivities. Ferrin contains double and triple rooms as well as five apartments.
Fulton Hall is the largest residence hall on campus, and its personality does not fall short of its size. Located between Nyland and Tavilla, the suite-style building is a hub for intentional community that can be seen through frisbee on the front lawn, ping-pong in the lounge, or even off-campus hall events. The common kitchen serves as an area where students can enjoy one another’s company while baking cookies or making a meal with friends.
Lewis has a cozy, warm atmosphere that’s often full of laughter and activity. People congregate in the lobby to welcome you back from class, the small floor size encourages depth in friendships, and the hall comes together for monthly events. From the traditions celebrated each year to the new friendships formed in the building, Lewis residents enjoy the blessings of life in community.
Dedicated in 2003 in honor of David Nyland, Nyland Hall is a traditional community-bathrooms style residence hall with a lot of personality. Home to over 138 residents, the room accommodations include doubles, triples and quads. Each floor has a laundry room, a kitchen and common lounge space for the residents to enjoy. Nyland is half men and half women, mostly comprised of first-year students and sophomores, with some juniors and seniors. Nyland is often described as a home away from home, where everyone has a place in the community and all are challenged to grow in faith and maturity.
The Road Halls are a group of residence halls located along Grapevine Road which comprise a close-knit community. Living in the Road Halls is a unique experience as students have the opportunity to live in a house on campus. The Road Halls consist of Gedney, MacInnis, Hilton, Conrad, Rider, Grace, and Dexter. They are the halls closest to the Bennett Athletic and Recreation Center. Gedney Hall, an all-mall hall, is made up of double and triple rooms, with a shared kitchen and lounge area creating an intimate living atmosphere. MacInnis, an all-female hall, and Hilton, an all-male hall, and Conrad, an all-female hall, are the first buildings visible to those entering campus and are known for their authentic community. Grace Hall, an all-female hall, is a new construction opening fall 2014. Dexter is home of the Elijah Project, a multi-dimensional honors program that facilitates reflection and discernment regarding vocation as a response of God.
Opened in the fall of 1998, Tavilla Hall is named after former Trustee Stephen Tavilla. Located on the rocky rise near the main entrance, Tavilla Hall is an apartment building which overlooks beautiful Coy Pond and the surrounding woodlands. It houses 151 upperclassmen in four-, five-, six-, and seven-person apartments.
Wilson comes to feel like home to residents soon after they arrive. The open lobby has a common entrance which allows residents to interact with their peers often, and to see a welcoming face almost every time they come back to the hall. The central lounge provides an atmosphere for floors to come together for large events, socializing and studying.