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Residential Life

Kimball Hall


Kimball Hall

Suite Styles:Single, Double, and Triple rooms sharing a bathroom
Student Demographics:First Years, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Kitchenettes:Refrigerator, Microwave, and Sink
Quad:South Quad


Kimball Hall was built in the 1960s and is named after the second trustee of the college, Alfred Kimball. Kimball, of West Orange, New Jersey, was a partner in Baylis and Company, the firm that managed Lucy Skidmore Scribner's investments. Alfred Kimball was a frequent lecturer at Skidmore and joined the trustees in 1913. He became a key financial advisor to the college during its early years. Upon his death in 1929, the college said of Kimball, "The college experience and financial wisdom that he brought to the solution of its most critical early problems were of extraordinary aid to the young institution."

  • Building lounge with pool table, TV and DVD player 
  • Exercise machines: one treadmill and one elliptical
  • Study rooms
  • Laundry room with washers and dryers
  • Vending machines
  • Outdoor bike racks and basement storage
  • Kitchenettes with a microwave, refrigerator, sink and recycle bins
  • Trash rooms
  • Floor lounges

Rooms are furnished with the following items upon move in:

  • Desk (42-1/4" x 24-1/8" x 29-13/16" H)
  • Desktop bookcase (40" x 12" x 35" H)
  • Desk chair
  • Dresser (31-1/2" x 24-1/8" x 29-13/16" H)
  • Floor bookcase (31-1/2" x 12 x 29-13/16" H)
  • Twin extra-long bed (The bed ends are 36" high with nine adjustable height settings. The clearance under the spring at the highest setting is 30")
  • Closet
  • Padded window seat
Double/triple room (44 rooms): 10'-7" x 19'-10"
  • Closets (double): 60"w x 24"d x 96"h
  • Closets (triple):  40"w x 24"d x 96"h
Single Room (45 Rooms): 10'-8" x 9'-2"
  • Closet: 77"w x 24"d x 96"h
A note from the Area Coordinator

Jo Latimer

Welcome to South Quad! Four identical residence halls in South Campus, home to a large majority of First Year and Sophomore Students. Our residence halls contain a mix of triple, double, and single rooms. Each floor has great common room spaces where you might find students studying, attending an RA event, or just hanging out! Need a quiet place to do homework? Pop into the study room on your floor! With such close proximity to the Dining Hall and Case Center, what’s not to love?