Hall and Campus Amenities

Office of Residence Life

Hall Amenities

Free internet hookup in each room and wireless internet throughout the building.

Free cable with all your favorite channels like ESPN and MTV.

Housing Security
McReynolds Hall, Whitney Hall, and the Jacket Suites remain locked 24/7. Students use their student ID to gain access to their individual residence halls.

Laundry Facilities
Free laundry on each floor of the halls only a short walk from your room.

There is a small kitchenette located in both Whitney Hall and McReynolds Hall that contains a sink and microwave. This space is available for use to all residents of the building. It is the responsibility of the residents to clean this area after usage.

Study Areas
Study lounge areas are in each building equipped with computers.

Quiet and Courtesy Hours
Quiet hours are voted on by residents of the building at the first Residence Hall Council Meeting. During quiet hours, everyone must lower the noise levels to be contained within the rooms and doors should be closed. However, students are expected to maintain courtesy hours 24 hours, 7 days a week. Residents are encouraged to ask members of their hall community to lower their voices, radios or televisions in order to optimize study and sleep time.

Vending Machines
Vending machines are in the lobby areas of both Whitney and McReynolds Halls.

Pizza Delivery
Many pizza shops to choose from. Padrone's, Domino's, Pizza Hut, Papa John's and Marco's deliver to the residence halls.

Campus Amenities

Students have free membership to the fitness center as well as the local YMCA.
The Smart Fitness Center (located in the George M. Smart Athletic Center) provides state-of-the-art equipment, including: free weights, treadmills, Nautilus Circuit, Elliptical Total Body machines, Trainer machines, stairmasters, recumbent bikes, and upright stationary bikes.

Campus Security
Securitas Security Officers complete campus rounds from 3 p.m. to 7 a.m. daily.
Students have room keys as well as access cards. Entry into the sleeping areas of the residence halls is strictly limited to residents of that building.

Health Resources
Defiance College does not currently have an on campus health service option; however, there are a number of health care options available within a short drive of Defiance College. These medical facilities provide a wide variety of services that benefit needs of our students.
Student Life staff and Resident Assistants can provide over-the-counter medications and supplies such as ibuprofen, antihistamines, and bandages free of charge to students. There are also three pharmacies within walking distance of the campus.

Counseling Center
The Counseling Center provides free and confidential consultation, assessment, individual, group, couple's and family therapy to Defiance College students.
The Counseling Center is located in Defiance Hall, Room 201.

Student Academic Support Services
Provides tutoring, writing consultations, supplemental instruction, study skill development and structured study program.
SASS is located in the Library.

Campus Activities
A variety of entertainment and co-curricular programming for the student body at little or no cost. On campus events include concerts, comedians, hypnotists, and theatrical performances.
Trips off campus such as hockey games, skiing, theatre, and cosmic bowling allow our students the opportunity to get away from campus and enjoy events in the surrounding communities.
Larger events include Family Weekend and Homecoming.

Late Night Fun
The McCann Center is open 24/7. Here you can grab a snack, work in the computer lab, or play pool and air hockey anytime day or night.

Sporting Events
Defiance College has 22 intercollegiate sports. Admission is free to home games with College ID.

Intramurals offer a wide variety of sports and recreational activities throughout the academic year for all students, faculty, and staff.

Additional Services
Library, Career Development, Accessibility Services, Office of Intercultural Relations, Music Programs, and more!