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.
Shea Hall Highlights
- The first-floor recreation room is equipped with a pool table and TV.
- Kitchens are available on the first-third floors. This kitchen is equipped with a sink, stove/oven and a microwave.
- The study lounge is located on the first floor.
- There are additional lounges located on the second and third floors where students can relax or study outside of their residence hall room.
- The student staff office and the RHD’s office are both located on the first floor.
- The laundry facilities are located on the ground floor; you use your college ID as a form of payment for vending. The cost for use of the laundry machines is included in your dining plan.
- Shea Hall is conveniently located near dining facilities in Neubig Hall and Corey Union and academic buildings.
- The entire building has wireless Internet access.
- The second floor offers the Wellness Floor special interest housing option.
Shea Hall Room Dimensions
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
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Shea Hall Staff
Residence Hall Director (RHD)
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
Resident Assistants (RA)
Each floor has one or two resident assistants, totaling seven RAs in Shea Hall.
Administrative Assistant (AA)
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.
Academic Peer Mentor (APM)
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.