Ganędagǫ: Hall is part of Cornell's Sophomore Village, and will house upperlevel students in the future. For the 2021-2022 academic year, Ganędagǫ: Hall will house first-year students.
Ganędagǫ: Hall is named in the language of the Gayogo̱ hó꞉nǫ’, the name for the Cayuga Nation in their own language. Ganędagǫ: (pronounced Gah-NEH-dah-go), means “ It's in the hill,” which was the ancestral name for the land upon which Cornell is built. The naming was supported by the Cayuga Nation’s current leadership.
To hear how to pronounce Ganędagǫ: Hall, click here to listen to an audio recording.
Through creative floor plans, Ganędagǫ: Hall provides living spaces with a modern aesthetic that enhances the residential experience and encourages interaction and collaboration among students. Ganędagǫ: Hall aims to draw students out of their individual rooms and into ample common areas that support group study, social interaction, and programs in spacious lounges and nearby cafés. Ganędagǫ: Hall's Residence Hall Director, Faculty-in-Residence, and Resident Advisors will host programs and activities for all interests that help students meet new friends and make connections to the university community.
Located on North Campus
Single and double rooms arranged in suites with shared bathrooms along corridors; floors are mixed gender
Lounges, study areas, shared kitchen spaces, a music practice room, and laundry facilities
Bedrooms contain, for each occupant: an extra-long twin bed, a wardrobe and three drawer bureau, a desk and desk chair, a desk lamp, a wastebasket, and recycling bin
Wireless Internet access
Ganędagǫ: Hall is air conditioned.
Susan Daniel, Associate Professor in the Robert Frederick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is the Faculty-in-Residence for Toni Morrison Hall. She and her partner, Michael, make their home in the Faculty-in-Residence house right down the road and regularly spend time with student members of the Toni Morrison Hall community. Toni Morrison Hall also has a number of Faculty and Community Fellows that provide students with opportunities to explore and cultivate their academic, intellectual, and cultural interests. You will find them attending events in your building, eating with students in the dining room, and leading on- and off-campus trips to lectures, plays, films, concerts, and regional points of interest.