Newman Hall | Benedictine College

Newman Hall

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Newman Hall houses 140 male freshman and sophomore men. Each suite consists of two rooms connected by a shared bathroom. The hall also offers students a community lounge and study area on each floor. Students also have full access to a kitchen.

Resident Director: Corey Hollis

Corey HollisCorey is a Kansas native and is a Benedictine grad from the class of 2020. He earned a bachelors in Marketing and a minor in Entrepreneurship. While a student, Corey served as an RA for three years: two years in Turner Hall and one in the campus houses. Over the past year he worked in sales for the Reed Auto Group in Kansas City. You can find Corey and his wife, Claire (an admissions counselor for the college), playing sand volleyball or taking a trip to Colorado. They’ll also be welcoming a new little Raven to the dorm very soon! They’re both excited to return to their alma mater to serve incoming Raven’s.

Room Dimensions

  • Room: 10’ x 15’
  • Closet: 2’10’’ x 2’6’’’
  • Desk (top): 3’6’’ x 2’
  • Window (includes blinds): 4’5’’ x 2’
  • Bed: Twin XL mattress, 14.5’’ under bed height
  • Dresser (6 drawers): 23’’ x 14’’ x 7’’

Hall Information

  • Appliances: The hall has a kitchen with a full size refrigerator, oven and range as well as a BBQ grill.

  • Bathrooms: Four residents share one bathroom.

  • Furniture Supplied: Two bunked beds (must remain bunked), two desks/dressers, two desk chairs, two closets, one sink.

  • Handicap Accessible: There are handicap accessible rooms on the first floor.

  • Laundry & Vending: Laundry facilities and vending services are available on the first floor.

  • Lofts: Lofts are not permitted.

  • Lounges: There are four lounges. The lounges are open 24 hours to the residents of the hall.

  • Recreation: Newman Hall has a pool table and a ping-pong table.

  • Hall Chapel: Newman Hall Chapel is located on the ground floor of Newman Hall. Mass is offered in this chapel one morning a month and on St. John Henry Newman’s feast day, October 9, for the residents of Newman Hall and other men on campus. The chapel can accommodate approximately 30 students. The chapel offers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.

  • Room Dimensions: All rooms are approximately 10' x 15', but sizes may vary.

  • Security: There are locks on each room door. The external doors are locked 24 hours a day 7 days a week but can be opened with a student ID card.