Flint Hall

Flint Hall is a dormitory on the Syracuse University main campus. It is located at 2 Mount Olympus Dr. and was built in 1956. [1]. Flint Hall is on the East Campus bus route, which can be found at . The Facebook page for Flint can be found at https://www.facebook.com/FlintHallatSU?ref=ts&fref=ts.

Flint Hall. Photo Credit: Syracuse University. Creative Commons License.

Location

Flint Hall is located to the left of the Women’s Building in an area known as Mount Olympus. The nickname comes from its street address mainly (located on Mount Olympus Drive), but it’s also called this because the dormitory is located at the top of a very high hill. One of the biggest critiques of living in this dorm is the steps up and down to go to and from campus. However, once off the steps, the resident is basically on the Syracuse campus. Flint Hall is about five minutes away from the quad (walking down – walking up takes a bit longer). Residents have said that they get used to the steps, but it is definitely a reason why many students chose not to live in Flint Hall or in its neighbor hall, Day Hall.

Floor Plan and Room Set-Up

Flint Hall has two wings, wing A and wing C. The wings are joined together by a main lounge/recreational space, classrooms, and offices. Flint Hall holds 527 residents on four (4) floors – the floors are coed by alternating rooms.[2].
Wing A of the 1st floor has a lounge, four bathrooms, and four staff rooms, as well as a main desk and mail boxes. There are also two rooms for RAs, two singles, and 26 open doubles. Wing C of the 1st floor has a lounge, four bathrooms, one staff room, two rooms for RAs, one single, and 27 open doubles.

Floors two, three, and four have identical floor plans. Wing A has a lounge, four bathrooms, two rooms for RAs, three singles, and 32 open doubles. Wing C has a lounge, four bathrooms, two rooms for RAs, one single, and 33 open doubles. [3].

Besides rooms for RAs, Flint Hall only has singles and open doubles, which is not typically preferable compared to split doubles or suites. This, as well as its location, makes Flint Hall less desirable than other halls.

Dining Options

The closest Dining option for Flint Hall residents is Graham Dining Hall, which is only attached to Flint and Day hall by an underground hallwayResidents also share a Bookstore branch, a computer cluster, and a snack bar located in the underground.

Amenities

Flint Hall contains:

• Bookstore branch

• Computer Cluster

• Snack Bar

• Classrooms

Notes

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