Hinman Room Styles & Measurements
Each hall houses approximately 200 students. There is one professional Resident Director and six Resident Assistants who live in the building and are available to assist all residents with their needs through providing both social and educational events in the hall, academic advising assistance, and being able to connect students with resources throughout the Binghamton University community. Each hall also has a student run hall government.
Suite Style Living
A suite is like an apartment, housing four to six students and consisting of two or three bedrooms, a lounge, and a bathroom with a stall shower.
Hinman College consists of four- and six-person suites. The two-bedroom suites house four students, and the three-bedroom suites house six students, all in double rooms. In thirty of the suites throughout Hinman, one of the bedrooms is occupied by the resident assistant as a single. These suites are reserved for freshmen. All floors in Hinman are co-ed, with male and female suites located on each corridor.
For a 3D model of a typical six-person suite in Hinman, click here.
Suite Lounges: 15 ft. x 9 ft. 10 in.
Suite Bedrooms: 8 ft. 6 in. x 10 ft. 10 in.
Windows: 65 in. wide x 72 in. high
Mattress: 80 in. x 33-1/2 in. x 5-1/2 in.
Beds are extra-long twin size. Sheets are normally available at local stores and online. Beds are able to be raised to allow for 2' - 4' of storage space underneath.
Furniture and Appliances
A typical room and suite in Hinman College are furnished as follows: Double room: 2 beds, 2 desks, 2 desk chairs, 2 built-in closets, 2 dressers, mirror, 2 floor lamps, 2 towel racks, and Venetian blinds. Each suite lounge has upholstered furniture, table, table lamp and blinds.
One Ethernet port per student is available in each residence hall room. All residence halls are now fully equipped for wi-fi connections. There is also a Fax Service available to students in the Telecommunications Office. Fax #607-777-4764. There is a nominal charge for this service.
Refrigerators are available for rent from Microfridge -- 1-800-525-7307. You do not need to know the student's room number to order a fridge as the University will supply the appropriate information to the vendor.
BU Box # _______ (Your assigned box number you received with your building assignment in August/January)
P.O. Box 6020
Binghamton, NY 13902-6009
Please do not write your hall name or room number when addressing mail. This will only delay delivery by several days. Please note that you may be sharing your mailbox with another student, so do not be alarmed if you find another person's mail. Your mailbox is located in the University Union. A notification e-mail will be sent to your campus e-mail account if you receive a package. Please bring your University ID card to the Main Post Office on campus to pick up your package.