Renovated in 2005, McHale Hall is a traditional standard double room residence that houses first year students. It is co-ed by floor / wing and is equipped with air conditioning and elevator access.
The ground floor houses twenty seven residents, as well as the popular Fireside Lounge. Fireside was designed and built as a place of recreation and retreat for the residents. It houses a full kitchen, bathrooms for men and women, a big screen television, full size ping pong and air hockey tables, a library of games and puzzles, couches, chairs, and tables. The lounge also serves as a special place for student gatherings and Residence Life programming.
Each of the upper three floors holds both men and women with separate community bathrooms. Small study rooms and washers and dryers are available on each floor. The rooms are equipped with large closets, desks and dressers. Individual sinks are also located in all of the rooms on the second, third and fourth floors. Cable and internet access are available in each room.