Palmerton Hall

Built in the late 1960's and housing approximately 200 students, Palmerton Hall is the one of the tallest buildings on campus with 5 floors. Palmerton was completely renovated in 2010 with all common spaces receiving an update in 2016. All of the floors have common area bathrooms and common lobbies in the middle of the floor. Kitchen areas are also provided on each floor. Palmerton is primarily home to freshmen residents. All rooms are double occupancy and come with a bed that can be lofted with the provided lofting kit.

Key Features of Palmerton Hall

  • Community rooms on each floor with study tables and white boards
  • Grubby Gold laundry room in the lower level
  • Connected to PC Commons - a large gathering space with games, TVs, lounge furniture, and a kitchenette
  • Adjacent to the PC Fire Plaza - an outdoor area featuring a fire pit and picnic tables
  • Staff of 9 Resident Advisors, 1 Residential Peer Mentor, and 1 Area Coordinator
Palmerton Hall Double

Palmerton Hall Double - Room 15'6" x 10'6"


Take a Tour!

Click through our slideshow to learn more about Palmerton Hall or view our virtual tour.

Residence Hall Check-In & Move-in Dates
(updated 6/16/20)

July 15
Early Arrival forms available
Priority Deadline for Check-Ins and Drop & Go options

July 29 - August 5
Drop & Go scheduled check-ins

August 15 - 17
First year students scheduled check-ins and move-in

August 15 - 18
Returning student scheduled check-ins and move-in

August 18
Rocker Ready orientation activities

August 19
Fall semester classes begin

2020-2021 IMPORTANT DATES

  • Wed. Jul. 29 - Aug. 5 (8am-4pm)
    Drop & Go Student Scheduled Check-Ins & Move-In
  • Sat. Aug. 15 – 18 (8am-4pm)
    Returning Student Scheduled Check-Ins & Move-In
  • Sat. Aug. 15 – 17 (8am-4pm)
    New Student Scheduled Check-Ins & Move-In
  • Tues. Aug. 18
    New Student Ready Rocker Orientation Activities
  • Wed. Aug. 19
    Fall Semester Classes Begin
  • Wed. Nov. 25 (5pm)
    Housing Closes for Fall Semester Break
  • Fri. Jan. 8 (12pm)
    Housing Opens for Spring Semester
  • Sat. March 6 (12pm)
    Residence Halls Close for Spring Break
  • Sun. March 14 (8am)
    Residence Halls Open after Spring Break
  • Sat. May 8 (12pm)
    Housing Closes for Year