Stanford Residential College

Many Stanford resident students form close bonds with their fellow residents through living together and participating in engagement opportunities led by their RA or the building staff.
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The gliders that line the bridge connecting Hecht and Stanford Residential Colleges are a favorite spot for residents to study or meet up with friends.

TowersStanford Residential College was originally called the 960 Complex because it could hold a maximum of 960 residents when it opened in 1969. In 1985, it became the second hall converted to a Residential College and was called The Residential College. Later, it was renamed Henry King Stanford Residential College after former President Emeritus Dr. Henry King Stanford.

Stanford Residential College is composed of two co-ed 12 story towers, Rosborough Tower and Walsh Tower, and floors are assigned to one gender. The towers are connected by a common area on the first floor where the front desk, residential faculty apartments, a classroom, study room, vending machines, and laundry facilities are located.

Building Information

  • Physical Address: 1239 Dickinson Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146
  • Phone: 305-284-2555
  • Capacity: 856 students
  • Room Type: Double Rooms & Small Singles

Amenities

Bathroom Each floor has one common central bathroom facility.
Laundry Community laundry room located on the first floor. All laundry is free for residents.
Study Areas Study lounges located on each residential floor.
Computer Lab A computer lab, outfitted with desktop computers and UPrint printers, is located on the first floor.
Dining Hall Stanford residents share a dining hall with the residents of Hecht Residential College.
Cable Resident students have access to HD cable via Philo
WiFi Campus WiFi access is available throughout the entire building
Secure Entry Residents must swipe their 'Cane Cards to have access to residential spaces
Vending Machines Vending and ice machines are located on the first floor

HOUSING RATES


Room Layouts

Double

Room Dimensions (L x W x H)

18’6” x 10’2” x 8’5”

What's Included

  • Twin XL bed*
  • Desk
  • Closet
  • Dresser
  • Recycle bin & trash container
  • Mirror
  • Towel Rack

Room Dimensions

Bolster 7” from bed to top of bolster
Closet (x2) 5’2” x 7’1” x 1’8” (5.7’ H to shelf, 1’5” shelf to ceiling)
Desk 3’6” x 2’6” x 1’8” (2’5” leg space, 3 shelves)
Desk Chair 1’7” x 1’8” x 2’8”
Dresser 3’6” x 2’6” x 1’8” (4 drawers)
Mattress (Twin XL) 80” x 36” (11” off ground)
Window 5’11” x 3’ (1’9” from ground to bottom of window)

With the exception of the beds and desk chairs, all furniture is built in.

*The University has ended its partnership with BedLoft and will no longer allow students to loft their beds. Bed risers are allowed.

Single

Room Dimensions (L x W x H)

10' x 12' x 8’5”

What's Included

  • Twin XL bed*
  • Desk
  • Closet
  • Dresser
  • Recycle bin & trash container
  • Mirror
  • Towel Rack

Room Dimensions

Bolster 7” from bed to top of bolster
Closet 5’2” x 2’7” (2 shelves 1’4” apart)
Desk 3’6” x 2’6” x 1’8” (2’5” leg space, 3 shelves)
Desk Chair 1’7” x 1’8” x 2’8”
Dresser 3’6” x 2’6” x 1’8” (4 drawers)
Mattress (Twin XL) 80” x 36” (11” off ground)
Window (x2) 2’1” x 5’6”

With the exception of the beds and desk chairs, all furniture is built in.

*The University has ended its partnership with BedLoft and will no longer allow students to loft their beds. Bed risers are allowed.

Staff & Faculty

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  • Ricardo Lewin, Area Director

    rlewin@miami.edu
    305-284-6760

  • Dr. Leslie D. Knecht, Senior Residential Faculty

    Dr. Leslie Knecht is a Senior Residential Faculty in Stanford Residential College and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry. She grew up on a tobacco farm up a holler in rural Southeastern Kentucky and was a first-generation college student. Her research interests focus on bioanalytical chemistry. Her husband, Marc Knecht, is a faculty member in the Department of Chemistry. They enjoy taking their two sons and dog Proton on many adventures.

    lknecht@miami.edu
    305-284-5361

  • Dr. Marc Knecht, Senior Residential Faculty

    Dr. Marc Knecht is a professor of chemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences. He was born and raised in a small town outside PIttsburgh, PA and is a first-generation college students. He completed his BS degree in Chemistry from Duquesne University and received his Ph.D. in chemistry from Vanderbilt. His research is focused on the use of bio-based methods to make functional materials. When he's not researching in the lab, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Leslie Knecht, their two boys, and their dog Proton.

    knecht@miami.edu

  • Dr. Melvin L. Butler, Associate Residential Faculty

    Dr. Melvin L. Butler is an associate professor of musicology in the Frost School of Music. A native of Kansas City, he earned his PhD from New York University and a bachelor's degree from Berklee College of Music. Along with his scholarly work on Caribbean and African American music and culture, he has recorded and toured extensively as a jazz saxophonist. He moved to Miami in 2016 with his wife, Lori, and their son, Stanley.

    mlb267@miami.edu
    305-284-2241

  • Michael Stokes, Senior Advisor for Residential Colleges

    m.stokes1@miami.edu
    305-284-8794