Residents who live in double and triple rooms utilize a community bathroom. Suite-style rooms offer residents with bathrooms just assigned to the occupants of their suite.
Big Haus is one of 5 residence halls at Purchase. Situated in the center of campus, it is conveniently located near the academic buildings, library, Student Services Building, and is connected to the Dining Hall (D-Hall) via the lower-level (which is ideal for those cold winter days).
Big Haus rooms are furnished with:
- One twin XL bed, desk, desk chair, and dresser per resident
- One lamp/light fixture per room
- Cable TV connection
- Wireless Internet
- Smoke and Heat Detectors
- Access to a community kitchen
- Access to laundry room in the basement level
- Communal Lounge space
Big Haus does not have air conditioned rooms and elevators.
Residents who live in Big Haus are required to be enrolled in a meal plan.
Big Haus will be undergoing a 5 year long renovation. During the summer of 2016 the entire A Wing was renovated (new bathrooms, bedrooms painted, new furniture, heating, lighting, etc.) During the summer of 2017 the A/B wing community bathrooms were renovated. In summer 2018, the renovations will include: 9 suite bathrooms and upgrading the heating system in the A/B Wing sections.
Stay tuned for updates regarding the future renovation plans of Big Haus.