Mary Lyndon Hall
Built in 1937 as an all-women residence hall, Mary Lyndon Hall was constructed in the 18th century style with open fireplaces, marble hearths and fromal parlors. Now as a co-ed residence hall, Mary Lyndon provides traditional double rooms with a community bath. Each room is furnished with desks, chairs, four-drawer dressers and 17-position adjustable beds.
The second floor of Mary Lyndon Hall houses the French and Spanish language communities, simulated immersion environments. The language communities began in 2000 to provide a means for interested students to blend their residential and academic experiences in order to enhance the overall quality of college life. Residents speak French or Spanish on a daily basis through spontaneous and organized activities such as informal conversations, movie nights, dinners, dances and parties, guest lectures, concerts, excursions, community outreach and a required weekly conversation course.
This air-conditioned residence hall has two spacious parlors for hosting hall and language community events, a TV/recreation room, a study area and two kitchens. Each room is connected to cable television and computer labs with special language software are available exclusively for the language community residents in each wing. Mary Lyndon Hall had infrastructure upgrades in summer 2011, incorporating a new heating and air system, plumbing, fire prevention system and accessiblity features including a ramp, an elevator and two ADA rooms.
The visitation option for Mary Lyndon Hall is “2”, which allows for visitors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.