Housing Information for Summer Conferences
Eileen Norris Hall
Eileen Norris Hall was constructed in 1966. It is unique on the Occidental College campus for its layout and room style. Norris Hall consists of two separate buildings. Each building includes two towers. The towers are color-coded: the south building includes Blue and Yellow towers, and the north building includes Orange and Green towers. All residents share a common lounge area in the Orange tower.
Rooms in Norris Hall are “quad style” with 4 rooms per quad. Each quad shares a common bathroom, living area and exterior patio or deck. Norris is located on upper campus, and is not handicapped accessible. Rooms in Norris Hall enjoy sweeping views of the campus and surrounding hillside neighborhoods.
Each guest room is furnished with one dresser, desk, and chair per bed. Beds are California Long Twin size (suitable for one person) unless otherwise noted.
Guest rooms have linoleum tile floors. Lobby, lounge areas and hallways also have linoleum tile floors with the exception of the main lounge (located in the Orange tower) which is carpeted.
Within each quad there is a living room area that is furnished. In the main lounge (located in the Orange tower) there are several sofas and easy chairs. Laundry facilities are located in the lower level.
Eileen Norris Hall is equipped with air conditioning in the common areas; sleeping rooms are not air conditioned.
Smoking is prohibited in all facilities, including residence halls, at Occidental College.
Total number of rooms: 84
Max number of occupants: 163
There are two community bathrooms on each floor of the residence hall (24 total)