Plimpton Hall was built in 1968 and named for George A. Plimpton, an early Board member and Treasurer for the College.
|1235 Amsterdam Avenue (at corner of 121st Street), 2 blocks from Milbank Hall
|A mix of upperclass students, primarily Sophomores
|TV Lounge, Study Lounge, Computer Lab, and patio terraces on the 1st floor
|Single & double rooms in 6-person suites (floor plans)
|Bed (XL Twin), desk, chair, dresser, and wardrobe/closet space
|24-hour access attendant at the front desk (phone number)
|Wireless internet access
|Students may arrange cable TV service with Spectrum Cable for a fee
|Each suite has its own bathroom
|Each suite has a kitchen with a sink, gas stove/oven, and refrigerator.
Students may bring a microwave for use in the kitchen. For a list of kitchen appliances are not permissible, please visit Prohibited Items.
|Located in the basement (more info)
|Mail & Packages
|All students receive mail & packages at the Student Mail Room in Altschul
|Wheelchair access is on the street level through a locked door, left of main entrance (call the desk attendant for access); both elevators stop on all floors
|Plimpton has seasonal air-conditioning. Info about heating & cooling
Note: Smoking is not permitted in any Barnard residence hall.