All about Plimpton Hall
Plimpton Hall was built in 1968 and named for George A. Plimpton.
|Location||1235 Amsterdam Avenue (at corner of 121st Street), 2 blocks from Milbank Hall|
|Population||336 upperclass students; Plimpton also houses some male & female Columbia University students|
|Common Areas||TV lounge, formal / piano lounge, computer lab, and patio terraces on the 1st floor|
|Room Layout||Single & double rooms in 6-person suites (floor plans)|
|Furniture||Bed (XL Twin), desk, chair, dresser, and wardrobe/closet space|
|Security||24-hour access attendant at the front desk (phone number)|
|Internet||Wireless internet access|
|Cable||Students may arrange cable TV service with Spectrum Cable for a fee|
|Bathrooms||Each suite has its own bathroom|
|Kitchens||Each suite has a kitchen with a sink, gas stove/oven, and refrigerator|
|Laundry||Located in the basement (more info)|
|Mail & Packages||All students receive mail & packages at the Student Mail Room in Altschul|
|Accessibility||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|
|AC||Plimpton has AC. Info about heating & cooling|
|Staff||Associate Director, Graduate Hall Director and 7 RAs (Staff Directory)|
Note: Smoking is not permitted in any Barnard residence hall.
Note: Room size, layout, and furniture configuration may vary. Unfortunately we cannot provide photos of specific rooms.