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.
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
View Shea Hall Photo Gallery.
Shea Hall Staff
Shea Hall is managed by a full-time professional area coordinator (AC) who has an office located on the first floor.
AC 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.