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Sharp Residence Hall

Sharp Hall is named for Robert Sharp, who became president of Tulane in 1913. Sharp Residence Hall houses first-year students and the large connecting lobby area is the hub of activity for the community. Within the lobby is a pool table, large screen TV, and front desk. The Sharp desk is open 24/7 to assist residents with key/access issues, security concerns, or additional questions. Contact the Sharp desk at 504-865-5747. 

Sharp is L-shaped, with seven floors on one wing and four on the other wing. Rooms are double-occupancy and come with built-in closets and shelving, twin mattresses, and movable desks.

Sharp is home to two Residential Learning Communities,  Third Coast and Squad (New for 2018-2019). 


  • Dimensions: 15'-9" x 12'
  • Flooring: Low-pile carpet
  • Download Room Plan (PDF)
  • Includes: built-in Twin bed, double-sided memory foam mattress, closet, desk, chair, dresser, and Microfridge (mini fridge/microwave combo)
  • Approximate furniture dimensions:
    • Closet: 7' H x 4' 5" W x 2' D
    • Built-in twin bed (3" of space under the bed)
    • Desk: 42"W x 24"D x 30"H
    • Desk chair: 35"H x 17.5"W x 18"D
    • Dresser: 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.