Risley Amenities

Risley Hall is complete with 41 double rooms, 115 single rooms, 3 kitchens, as well as 15 gender neutral bathrooms, 2 single gender bathrooms, and 2 individual bathrooms.

Check out the special amenities on each floor listed below!


  • 11 fine art studios including a Wood Shop, Pottery Studio, Darkroom, and Recording Studio. Gain more insight on the Shops by visiting RMASD for more information.

West Ground Floor

  • Tammany Lounge, a coffee lounge for programming and studying.

East Ground Floor

  • A dance studio complete with a mirrored wall, mats, a ballet bar, and a grand piano.
  • Vending Machines, one for snacks and one for drinks. They (usually) take cash, card, and BRBs!
  • A laundry room with six washers and eight dryers, as well as a community iron and ironing board.
  • Risley Theater, An 81-seat black box theater complete with a back-stage space, side-stage entrances, a green room, and a technical booth. Gain more insight on the Theatre by visiting Theatre for more information.

First Floor

  • CowCliffes Lounge, a room with a large community table and many couches and chairs connected to the large Student Programming Kitchen. Perfect for studying or for food-related programs!
  • The Central Living Room, which is perfect for studying, except for on Sunday Evenings when it hosts Risley’s three hall council meetings.
  • The Television Room (TVR), which contains a flat-screen TV with cable and a DVD/VCR player as well as gaming systems such as a Wii and a PlayStation.

Second Floor

  • A library with books of every genre, a community computer, a printer, and tables and seating for study.