Shea Hall was built in 1956 and is named after James M. Shea who was a Cortland native and graduated from the College in 1896. James M. Shea also taught at his alma mater for eight years before becoming a school administrator and city councilman in Syracuse, N.Y.
Shea Hall is a three-story, corridor-style building. It houses both upper-class students and new students.
Please be aware that these dimensions are approximate and may vary from room to room.
14.7' x 12.6' floor
6.5' x 4' window
3.5' x 6.9' x 2.2' closet
View Shea Hall Photo Gallery.
Shea Hall is managed by a full-time professional residence hall director (RHD) who both lives and works in the hall.
RHD Office Phone: 607-753-4158
Student Staff Office Phone: 607-753-2623
Each floor has one or two resident assistants, totaling seven RAs in Shea Hall.
There is one administrative assistant. This student staff member is responsible for distributing your mail, maintaining the staff office and assisting the RHD with tasks.
There is one academic peer mentor. This student staff member is responsible for assisting you with your academic questions, keeping you aware of academic timelines and providing study groups.