Greenwich House is one of Hampshire's apartment-style housing areas, generally referred to as "mods." Greenwich mods are two-story apartments that mostly house students in their second, third, and fourth years.
Every Greenwich mod houses four to seven residents, living in one double and two to five single rooms. Every mod contains a common living/dining room, a kitchen, and one to two bathrooms. In Greenwich, each mod also has its own small porch.
Eight pie-shaped mods are arranged in a circular form, or "donut." Each donut has a central common space that can be used for different activities.
For example, Donut 1's common space houses the Goodread Library. Based on the honor system, the library contains books donated by faculty, staff, and students throughout the years. The Centrum Gallery is also located in Donut 1 on the second floor, and can be reserved by students and staff for a variety of activities. Please note Donut 1 is closed to residents for the 2020-21 academic year to provide space for potential quarantine needs due to COVID-19.
Donuts 2 and 3 have laundry facilities. Donut 4 has second floor space reserved for the Queer Community Alliance (QCA), and Donut 5 has its second floor reserved for activities related to the office of Spiritual Life.
Greenwich House, one of the smaller of the living areas, has 214 residents and shares its area office with Enfield House. The GE area office is located in Enfield, next to the path to EDH between mods 60 and 63. The area office makes available a variety of items to improve the quality of campus living, including some cleaning supplies, vacuums, games, hand carts, trash bags, and toilet paper. It also houses the office of the area coordinator (see below) and a small gathering place for residents.
The area coordinator is a live-in, professional staff member who is available to answer questions, give advice, and help with whatever issues might arise. The area coordinator has regular office hours in the Greenwich/Enfield (GE) area office and residents are welcome to make appointments. The area coordinator supervises the Greenwich and Enfield community facilitators, who are student staff members. They are available to support residents, reinforce community norms, and plan activities to enrich residence life.
The average single in Greenwich is about 80 square feet, and comes with a dresser, clothes-hanging rod, bed, desk, desk chair, bookshelf, recycling bin, and a small waste basket. The single rooms in Greenwich are slightly angled, due to the curvature of the building.
The average double is around 140 square feet, and is a rectangle. It comes with a double set of this furniture.
Each mod has a common kitchen and living/dining room to be shared by all residents. There are also shared bathrooms (at least one for every five residents). Please note the College does not provide common area furniture or regular cleaning services in the mods.
Example: GRN 039A
GRN = Greenwich
039 = Mod
A = Room
Every Greenwich resident receives two keys: one to the resident's bedroom and one that unlocks the entry door of the mod that is inside the donut. The door to the donut and the porch door of the mod are equipped with OneCard access.
Most students bring cell phones with them; therefore, rooms are not equipped with a landline. Students may request a landline by placing a "phone" ticket via TheHub or contacting the housing operations office. Out-going long distance calls require a calling card, though room phones can receive them. Each mod also is able to be equipped with a landline phone upon request. These phones can be used for on-campus, local, and toll-free phone calls only.