GALLEN HALL

Exterior view of Gallen Hall on Villanova's west campus.

Located on West Campus, Gallen Hall holds four residents per apartment in both single and double room occupancies. Gallen Hall is one of eight apartment buildings that offers housing to upperclassmen. Gallen Hall was named in honor of Reverend Lawrence Gallen, O.S.A.

During his tenure at Villanova University, Fr. Gallen served in many capacities, including serving as Vice President of Academic Affairs, 1981-1994; Acting Dean of Arts and Sciences for two years; Associate Professor and recipient of the Lindback Award for excellence in teaching, 1972. Fr. Gallen was a scholar in Biology. As an administrator, Fr. Gallen improved and strengthened the academic requirements at Villanova University. He was best known for his teaching qualities.

BUILDING AND ROOM INFORMATION

  • Air Conditioned
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cable Television
  • Lounge on 2nd and 3rd floors
  • Laundry Room on 1st floor
  • Carpet in hallways and study lounges
  • Vinyl flooring throughout units (tile in bath areas)

Four bedroom, single occupancy bedroom units contain:

Kitchenette - contains a standard size refrigerator, a microwave, cabinets and drawers.

Living Room - contains a sofa, a lounge chair, a coffee table, an entertainment unit and wiring for cable television.

Bedrooms (Avg. 10’ 4" X 8’ 6’’) - single occupancy bedroom units contain one of the following in each bedroom: beds, dressers, desks, desks chairs, closets and wiring for telephone/computer jacks and cable television.

Bathrooms - two full bathrooms with showers and two sinks in vanity areas.

Two bedroom, double occupancy units contain:

Kitchen - full kitchen contains a standard size refrigerator, a microwave, a stove with four burners, a self-cleaning oven, cabinets and drawers.

Living Room/Dining Area (18' 9" x 11' 10") - contains a kitchen table with four chairs, a sofa, a lounge chair, a coffee table, two counter stools, an entertainment unit and wiring for cable television. Windows are 53" x 60".

Bedrooms (16' 6" x 11' 7") - double occupancy bedroom units contain two of the following in each bedroom: beds, dressers, desks, desks chairs, closets and wiring for telephone/computer jacks and cable television. Closets are 41" wide x 23" deep and bed height from the floor is 32".

Bathrooms (7' 6" x 5' and 6' 8" x 3' 9") - two full bathrooms with showers and two sinks in vanity area.

SPECIAL NOTES

Closets do not have doors. Students often bring tension rods with curtains or shower curtains to block view of closet from the rest of the room.

All Apartments are 2 bedroom units housing 4 students with the exception of: 102, 105, 106, 115, 116, 119, 202, 205, 206, 215, 216, 219, 302, 305, 306, 315, 316, 319, these are 4 bedroom units housing 4 students.

Showers in the larger bathroom in Farley, Gallen, Jackson and St. Clare are not standard size, the University will provide extra-long shower curtains for these showers. Students need to provide a shower curtain for the standard shower in the smaller bathroom.

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STANDARD APARTMENT

Please note: Floor lamps and linens not included in standard apartment furnishings.

View of the living room of a standard 2-bedroom apartment.
Living Room: 2-Bedroom Apartment
View of the kitchen of a standard 2-bedroom apartment.
Kitchen: 2-Bedroom Apartment
View of the vanity area of standard 2-bedroom apartment.
Vanity Area: 2-Bedroom Apartment
View of the bedroom of a standard 2-bedroom apartment.
Bedroom: 2-Bedroom Apartment
View of the living room of a standard 2-bedroom apartment.
Living Room: 2-Bedroom Apartment
View of the living room of a standard 4-bedroom apartment.
Living Room: 4-Bedroom Apartment
View of the kitchenette of a standard 4-bedroom apartment.
Kitchenette: 4-Bedroom Apartment
View of the bedroom of a standard 4-bedroom apartment.
Bedroom: 4-Bedroom Apartment