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Thomson Hall

Thomson Residence Hall, opened in fall term 2008, offers upper-class students privacy and independence along with inviting social and meeting spaces. The $5.5 million, three-story, 28,000-square-foot facility, located on back circle off Fourth Street, features 31 suite-style living units. Each unit features a living room, study area, bathroom, and bedroom. Modular furniture allows students to customize their bedroom with a bunk bed style or separate beds.

Thomson Hall

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The first floor lobby includes tables, booths, flat-screen televisions and an outdoor patio, making it a popular gathering place. Meeting space is abundant elsewhere in Thomson Hall and includes a lower level meeting room with a capacity of 80 as well as a spacious lounge at the end of hallways on the second and third floors.

Environmentally friendly features of Thomson Hall include:

  • Insulating values that exceed state code requirements by 28 percent
  • Geothermal heating and air conditioning variable speed pump that saves 50 percent of pumping energy
  • Total energy recovery wheel on outside air ventilation system
  • Energy-saving motion sensors on corridor and laundry room lighting
  • Low flow shower heads
  • Fifty percent recycled material in parking lot surface

Thomson Hall

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