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Paterson Residence Hall

Paterson Residence Hall is named for board member Albert Barnett Paterson. Paterson's unique floor plan features rooms that open off a central hallway for first-year students, while upperclass student rooms are entered from an external balcony. Rooms located on a central hallway are double occupancy with community bathrooms. The rooms on the external balconies are double rooms with a shared bathroom. Paterson is coed by interior floor or by suite in the exterior stations of the building. The Wall desk is open 24/7 to assist Paterson residents with key/access issues, security concerns, or additional questions. Contact the Wall desk at 504-865-6754.  

Paterson is home to two Residential Learning Communities, Changemaker and Kaleidoscope.


  • Dimensions: 16'-9" x 11'-2"
  • Download 2-Person Room Plan (PDF)
  • Download 4-Person Room Plan (PDF)
  • Includes: height-adjustable Twin XL bed, closet, desk, chair, dresser, sink, mirror and Microfridge (mini fridge/microwave combo). 4-person rooms share an attached bathroom.
  • Approximate furniture dimensions: Twin XL lofts up to 30"; desk: 42"W x 24"D x 30"H; desk chair: 35"H x 17.5"W x 18"D; 3-drawer chest: 30"W x 24"D x 30"H; microfridge: 18.625"W x 19.5"D x 43.5"H

360 Room Tour:

Please note: All residence hall rooms vary slightly in size and layout.