Concord & Lexington Residence Hall’s – are named after the battles of Lexington and Concord, the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. They were fought on April 19, 1775, in Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Menotomy (present-day Arlington), and Cambridge, near Boston. The battles marked the outbreak of open armed conflict between the Kingdom of Great Britain and its thirteen colonies in the mainland of British North America.
Typical Concord Hall Room Dimension: 9' x 10'
Typical Lexington Hall Room Dimension: 9' x 10'5"
Salem Residence Hall – is named after Peter Salem, revolutionary war hero who is credited with playing a key role in winning the Battle of Bunker Hill over the British forces under British Major John Pitcairn. A member of the Massachusetts Minutemen, Peter also fought at Concord and at Saratoga for the Colonial Army.
Yorktown Residence Hall
Yorktown Residence Hall – is named after the Battle of Yorktown in 1781 with the British, French and Americans - under George Washington. The Battle of Yorktown was one of the last battles fought in the Revolutionary War.
Typical Yorktown Hall Room Dimension: 11'' x 15'' (main room), 3'' x 9'' (entry way)
Yorktown is home to around 500 first year and upper-class students. The building consist of double rooms with a full bathroom, wireless and traditional internet. Each room includes; 2 desks, 2 dressers, 2 chairs, 1 armoire, 1 closet, and 2 double beds. Student have the convenience of 24/7 shuttle service to and from campus. During weekday classes there is an express shuttle that bring Yorktown residents directly to and from campus. Yorktown residents can also purchase a parking pass for Yorktown hall that access to lower Sewell lot.
Some of the great Yorktown amenities available to all RMU students include:
- Yorktown Cafe
- 3,700 sq. ft. Exercise Facility
- Print Station
- Group Study Lounges
- Nursing Living/Learning Community Lounge
- Available Programming Space reserved through the Office of Student Life
- Game rooms that include TVs, fuse-ball tables, pool tables and ping pong tables
Washington Residence Hall
Washington Residence Hall – is named after both President & Martha Washington. George Washington Served as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797 and as the commander of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War from 1775 to 1783. Because of his significant role in the revolution and in the formation of the United States, he is considered by Americans as the “Father of Our Country”.
Typical Washington Hall Room Dimension: 11' x 12'