In addition to direct access to professional and paraprofessional staff, amenities afforded all residential students include the following:

Residence Rooms

  • Furniture: a bed, dresser, desk, and desk chair
  • A cable package that includes HBO and Showtime
  • In-room Ethernet and wireless internet access/phone access
  • Access to free laundry facilities

Bathroom Facilities

  • In the traditional residence halls (Kistler, Thomas, Dilworth, and Heinz) residents utilize community bathrooms, shared by the members of the floor. The housekeeping staff cleans, maintains, and stocks these facilities daily.
  • In Knight Hall, there is one bathroom in each suite. Residents are expected to clean and maintain the bathrooms. Housekeeping staff stocks the bathrooms with paper products.
  • In apartment-style housing, units have one or two bathrooms, depending on the occupancy and size of the unit. Residents are expected to clean, maintain, and stock these bathrooms.

Kitchens and Cooking

  • Common-area microwaves are available throughout the traditional residence halls.
  • Knight Hall has one kitchen per floor, located in the lounge. Residents must provide their own cooking supplies.
  • Apartments feature a full-sized kitchen with a refrigerator, stove, and oven. Most provide dishwashers. Students must provide their own cooking supplies and microwave oven (if desired).

Additional Furniture

  • Knight Hall Suites feature additional loveseats, sofas, and coffee tables in the common area.
  • Apartments feature a dining room table, four dining chairs, and a seating area with a sofa, loveseat, end table, and coffee table in the living room.


Contact Residence
& Commuter Life

Knight Hall
Student Affairs Suite

Monday - Friday,
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 215-572-4026
Fax: 215-881-8755

Mailing Address:
Arcadia University
Residence & Commuter
Life Office
450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038

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