First-year residence halls

First-year residents live in Avila, Assisi, Padua, Siena, Featherman, and Frederick Halls. First-year halls are arranged in corridors with community bath facilities and opportunities for single-sex and co-ed floors. Bedrooms are double or triple occupancy. Featherman Hall has rooms around the perimeter and common space in the center. Learn more about each hall and view floor plans below under Explore Residence Hall Styles.

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Avila Hall dorm room

Upper-class Residence Halls

Upper-class students live in Champlain, East, West, and Sokokis Halls. These halls consist of semi-private suites. Champlain Hall offers suites of double-occupancy rooms with extra-long twin beds for four or six people. East and West Halls’ suites each contain four single-occupancy rooms with full-sized beds. Sokokis, our newest hall, offers two suite styles, each with extra-long twin beds, four single rooms or one double and two single rooms. Learn more about each hall and view floor plans below under Explore Residence Hall Styles.

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Sokokis Hall

Champlain Hall

Champlain Hall was built in 2005 and is a four-floor, suite-style building. Each suite either houses four people (in two double rooms) or six people (in three double rooms). Each suite also has a common area, two full bathrooms, and a kitchenette with full refrigerator, microwave, counter tops, and cabinets.

Champlain Hall is the closest residence hall to the Marine Science Center (MSC) and the UNE beach. There is also an open green space on the backside of the building.

This residence hall is named in honor of Samuel de Champlain in recognition of his historic contribution to the Biddeford-Saco area.

Building Amenities

  • Elevator
  • Air conditioning in common areas
  • 1st floor kitchen with full size refrigerator, oven, and stovetop
  • 1st floor lounge space with television
  • 1st floor laundry room (laundry is free for residents; no need for quarters)
  • 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floor study rooms

Student Suite Amenities

  • Digital cable
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • Ethernet jacks (require activation request)

Student Room (within Suite) Amenities per student

  • Twin, extra-long (XL) bed
  • Desk and desk chair
  • Two-drawer dresser
  • Built-in closet

Mail

Students residing in Champlain Hall can retrieve their mail in the East Hall mailroom.

Staffing

Champlain Hall has four Resident Assistants (RAs) and one Area Coordinator (AC). The AC's office is located in the main housing office in East Hall.

Floor Plans

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East and West Halls

East and West Halls were built in 2002 and are each four-floor, suite-style buildings. Suites within East and West Halls are four-person with four single bedrooms. Each suite also has a common area, two bathrooms, and a kitchenette area with full-sized refrigerator/freezer, microwave, countertops, and cabinets.

East and West Halls are located behind the Campus Center and offer a short walk to the beach.

Common Amenities

East Hall

  • 1st floor kitchen with full-sized refrigerator, oven, and stovetop
  • 1st floor lounge space with television
  • 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floor study rooms
  • Laundry room on each floor (laundry is free for residents; no need for quarters)
  • Elevator
  • Air Conditioning (AC)

West Hall

  • 1st floor kitchen area with a small refrigerator, oven, and stovetop
  • 2nd, 3rd and 4th floor study rooms
  • Laundry room on each floor (laundry is free for residents; no need for quarters)
  • Elevator
  • Air Conditioning (AC)

Student Suite Amenities

  • Digital cable
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • Ethernet jacks (require activation request)
  • Kitchenette with full-sized fridge/freezer, microwave, sink, cabinets, and countertop space

Individual Student Room (within Suite) Amenities

  • Full-sized bed
  • Desk with chair
  • Two-drawer dresser
  • Built-in closet

Mail

Students residing in East and West Halls can retrieve their mail in the East Hall mailroom.

Staffing

East and West Halls each have three Resident Assistants (RAs). One Area Coordinator (AC) oversees both East and West Halls. The AC's office is located in the main housing office in East Hall.

Floor Plans

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Featherman Hall

Featherman Hall was built in 2007 and is a four-floor, track-style building. Track-style is designed with twenty-four rooms total (twelve on each side of a lobby) placed around restrooms and shower stalls in the center of each side. Featherman is a first-year residence hall with triple-style rooms.

This residence hall is named in honor of UNE’s fourth president Sandra Featherman for her leadership and service to the University.

Common Amenities

  • 1st floor kitchen with full-sized refrigerator, oven, and stovetop
  • Lounge space with television on each floor
  • 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floor study rooms study rooms
  • 1st floor laundry room (laundry is free for residents; no need for quarters)
  • Elevator
  • Air Conditioning (AC) in common areas

Student Room Amenities

  • Digital cable
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • Ethernet jacks (require activation request)
  • Twin, extra-long (XL) bed
  • Desk and desk chair
  • Two-drawer dresser
  • Built-in closet

Mail

Students residing in Featherman Hall can retrieve their mail in the Avila mailroom.

Staffing

Featherman Hall has seven Resident Advisors (RAs) and one Area Coordinator (AC). The AC's office is on the first floor of Featherman Hall.

Floor Plans

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First-Year Quad

The First-Year Quad is made up of four buildings: Assisi, Avila, Siena, and Padua Halls. Quad buildings are traditional-style residence halls with double and triple rooms with restrooms located on each floor.

These buildings are named in historic reference for when the University was St. Francis College. Each building name is a place in Italy that St. Francis traveled.

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The entrance door to Avila residence hall

Building Amenities

  • A kitchen with a small refrigerator, oven, and stove top
  • A laundry room on the first floor (laundry is free for residents; no need for quarters)
  • A lounge on either the first or second floor

Student Room Amenities

  • Digital cable
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • Ethernet jacks (require activation request)
  • Twin extra-long (XL) bed
  • Desk and desk chair
  • Two-drawer dresser
  • Wardrobe

Mail

Students residing in the First-Year Quad can retrieve their mail in the Avila mailroom.

Staffing

Featherman Hall has seven Resident Advisors (RAs) and one Area Coordinator (AC). The AC's office is on the first floor of Featherman Hall.

Floor Plans

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Frederick Hall

Frederick Hall, more commonly known as Freddy Hall, is a traditional building with double rooms. Frederick Hall is a two-story building broken into an A and a B side. This unique style creates a great sense of closeness and community amongst its residents. This hall houses first year, transfer, and returning students.

Frederick Hall was built in 1963 as part of St. Francis College.

Common Amenities

  • A kitchen with a small refrigerator, oven, and stovetop
  • A laundry room on the first floor of the A side (laundry is free for residents; no need for quarters)
  • A study room on the first floor of the A side
  • A lounge on the second floor between the A and B sides

Student Room Amenities

  • Digital cable
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • Ethernet jacks (require activation request)
  • Twin, extra-long bed
  • Desk and desk chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Two-drawer dresser

Mail

Students residing in Frederick Hall can retrieve their mail in the East Hall mailroom.

Staffing

Frederick hall has three Resident Advisors (RAs) and one Area Coordinator (AC). The AC office is located in Champlain Hall.

Floor Plans

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Sokokis Hall

Sokokis Hall was built in 2010 and is a four-floor, suite-style building with single and double rooms. Suites are four-person with one double room and two single rooms, or four-person with four single rooms. Each suite also has a common area, two bathrooms, and a kitchenette area with full refrigerator, microwave, countertops, and cabinets.

Sokokis Hall is the closest residence hall to the Alfond Forum, the Blue Storm Stadium, and Blue Bolt athletics field. There is also an open green space on the backside of Sokokis Hall along with a walking/running track.

This residence hall is named in honor of the Sokokis tribe that would settle into the Biddeford and Saco area periodically to fish.

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Sokokis Hall

Common Amenities

  • 1st floor kitchen with full-sized refrigerator, oven, and stovetop
  • 1st floor lounge space with television
  • Two study rooms per floor on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors
  • 1st floor laundry room (laundry is free for residents; no need for quarters)
  • Elevator
  • Air Conditioning (AC) in common areas

Student Suite Amenities

  • Digital cable
  • Wireless internet (WiFi)
  • Ethernet jacks (require activation request)

Student Room (within Suite) Amenities per student

  • Twin, extra-long (XL) bed
  • Desk and desk chair
  • Two-drawer dresser
  • Built-in closet

Mail

Students residing in Sokokis Hall can retrieve their mail on the first floor behind the reception desk.

Staffing

Sokokis Hall has eight Resident Assistants (RAs) and one Area Coordinator (AC). The AC's office is on the first floor of Sokokis Hall.

Floor Plans

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Additional Information

Microfridge Rental Program

Rent a room-size refrigerator/freezer and microwave unit for the academic year. Learn more about the MicroFridge rental program.

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