Fort Awesome, also known as “The Fort” offers double and triple rooms with a private bathroom for upperclassmen students.
Fort Awesome is one of 5 residence halls at Purchase. It houses approximately 315 upper-class students.
Fort Awesome, also known as “The Fort” offers mostly double rooms, with a few designed triple rooms; all with a private bathroom.
All rooms are furnished with:
- Air conditioning
- 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
- Fire Sprinklers
- Centralized laundry room
Fort Awesome is equipped with two elevators in the building.
Residents who live in Fort Awesome are required to be enrolled in a meal plan.
Support for Students:
While six upper-class Resident Assistants (RAs) live in Fort Awesome, the staff of both Fort Awesome & Outback (FortBack) work to support students under the direction of one Residence Coordinator who is a live-in professional staff member.
Typical Room Size:
- Doubles are typically 14 feet Wide X 11 feet Long
- Triples are typically 18 feet Wide X 18 feet Long
- Bathroom is typically 5.5 feet Wide X 6.5 feet Long
Typical Furniture Size:
- Approximate Desk Size - 42 inches Wide X 24 inches Deep X 31 inches High
- Approximate Dresser Size - 30 inches Wide X 20 inches Deep X 42 inches High
- Approximate Bed Size - 36 inches Wide X 84 inches Long; with adjustable height
- Approximate Armoire Size: 36 inches Wide X 24 inches Deep
Take a virtual tour through a room within Fort Awesome! While there may be some subtle differences within different rooms, the tour will take you through standard two person and three person rooms.
Once you are inside the tour, you will also see an info tag (white circle outlined in blue) that will outline a floor plan with room specs and sizes!