Chestnut Description

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Chestnut Description

Chestnut Hall


  • Type: Traditional Residence Hall
  • Year Constructed: 1984
  • Occupancy: approximately 384 Students
  • Floors: 3
  • Elevators: No
  • Air Conditioning: No
  • Co-ed: Yes (Gender Specific Suites)
  • Who Lives Here: Predominately First-Year
  • What's Nearby: Gazebo area, basketball court, beach volleyball court, skateboard park, Rec Center, Student Center, residence halls Magnolia Hall and Willow Hall, as well as Holly Pointe Commons which includes Glassworks Eatery.

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Hall Features & Amenities: 

  • In Hall Staff: 1 Resident Director, 14 Resident Assistants
  • Housekeeping Services: Clean common hallways and community bathrooms on a regular basis. Supply hand soap and paper products in all bathrooms
  • Main Lounge: Large TV, RD Office, Public Restrooms, Furnished
  • Laundry Room: Located underneath Main Lounge, accessible by all Chestnut residents
  • Basement Lounge: adjacent to the laundry room; lounge contains seating and tables, large TV, and full-size pool table
  • Courtyard: Benches, Bike Racks
  • WiFi (Wireless internet access available throughout the building)
  • Parking: For the most current policies and information about residential parking on campus, please follow this link to Rowan Parking Services.
  • Trash Removal: There are dumpsters located in the Chestnut Parking Lot. Students are responsible for bringing their trash bags to dumpster locations. Trash is hauled on a daily basis. Housekeeping staff removes trash from all common areas and restrooms.
  • A single key is distributed to each resident, which allows access to your specific stairwell and bedroom.

 Suite Features & Amenities: 

  • The building is arranged in suites, assigned by gender. Each suite has four to six bedrooms, a common bathroom, and a small lounge.
  • Common Suite Bathroom: Depending on the size of the suite, the community-style bathroom has 2 toilets, 2-3 sinks, 1-2 showers. These bathrooms are maintained and stocked by the RLUH Housekeeping staff.
  • Suite Lounge: Each lounge is furnished with a combination of sofas, arm chairs, and a coffee table.


Room Features & Amenities: 

  • Chestnut Hall has single and double occupancy rooms located throughout the building, with the majority of the rooms assigned as doubles.
  • Average size of double/triple rooms: 166 square feet
  • Average size of single rooms: 87 square feet.
  • Telephone: Land line telephones have been removed from all residence halls for lack of use, however they are available upon request. Active room telephone lines provide local calling only and require a calling card for long distance. Most residents rely on cell phones.
  • Carpet: Yes
  • Overhead Lighting: Yes
  • Wired for Rowan Network
  • Wired for Cable Television
  • WiFi in room: Yes
  • Windows with screens and blinds
  • For descriptions and quantities of the standard furniture provided for each room type, please visit this link to a furniture description page.

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