Niagara Hall

Niagara Hall is a corridor-style building for first-year students. Located in South Village next to the newly renovated Red Jacket Dining Hall, Niagara houses 215 students and has many spacious lounges. It's also home to an academic support hub designed to help first-year students in their academic transition to Geneseo.

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Quick Facts

  • Corridor-style with double rooms
  • 215 students
  • All first-year students
  • First-Year Experience LLC
  • Location of Niagara FALLS
  • Has academic and career advisors

Additional Information

  • Niagara Hall has traditional double rooms and bathrooms shared per floor.
  • The first floor study room is known as Niagara FALLS (Featured Academic Living-Learning Support). This space is designed to cultivate learning and foster academic growth. The hall partners with resources across campus, including Milne Library, First Year Programs, and the Office of the Dean of Academic Planning and Advising to create opportunities for students to capitalize on their learning experience in the comfort of this community. Academic advisors and Career Development advisors hold walk-in hours in Niagara FALLS.

Learning Outcomes

Students living in Niagara Hall will:

  1. Build and sustain positive relationships with other first year students, faculty, and staff
  2. Display resilience when faced with adversity during the transition from high school to college
  3. Identify and implement strategies offered from academic support on campus and in Niagara hall to succeed in their academic endeavors

Niagara Hall Values

Unity | Resilience | Curiosity

Contact Info

Service Desk: 585-245-6151 (x6151 on campus)
RA Duty Phone: 585-491-1768

Erica Doherty

Area Coordinator: Erica Doherty
Coordinator Phone: 585-245-5785
Coordinator Email: dohertye@geneseo.edu