Spelman Hall


Spelman Hall


Spelman Hall
Princeton, NJ 08544
United States

Spelman Hall stands between University Place and Pyne Drive, just opposite Dillon Gymnasium and includes eight separate structures built on a diagonal pathway. Upperclass students live in apartment-style accommodations that include four single rooms, a kitchen, a living area, a balcony and a bathroom.

Most students who live in Spelman are Independent and do not participate in eating clubs or eating co-ops. There are a limited number of apartments designated for married students.


  • First occupied in 1973
  • Named for Laura Spelman-Rockefeller
  • Built in the modern style
Property Features
  • 58 apartments
  • 4 floors
  • Apartments (4 single rooms share a bathroom and common areas)
  • Some doubles for married students


  • Full kitchens
  • Laundry - Building 5
  • Independent rooms
  • Gender-neutral rooms


You and your roommate(s) may configure the furniture in your room or suite any way you like, but all of the furniture must remain in the room for the year. Standard furnishings include:

  • A single bed, which requires extra-long, twin-size sheets
  • A dresser
  • A desk and chair
  • A bookshelf
  • A closet or wardrobe for each person
  • Waste and recycling cans
  • Shades or blinds
  • Message boards at the entrance to many rooms
Floor Plans

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Dormitory Floor Plans