deFredenburgh Residence Hall

Photo of a SUNY Plattsburgh student walking in front of deFredenburgh Hall Named After First Settler of the Plattsburgh Area

deFredenburgh Hall was dedicated on March 13, 1970, in honor of Count Charles deFredenburgh, who was the first European settler in the area. He was the founder of a settlement called Freburg which occupied the sight of present day Plattsburgh.

Rooms With a View

deFredenburgh Hall is a ten story high rise, suite building with coed living conditions. There are four suites on each floor for either six or eight people. A main entrance on the East side makes for easy access to all areas of the building. All upper floors have a great view of the college campus, Lake Champlain, or the Adirondacks.


The first floor houses the residence director's office, the mailroom, and pay telephones. There is also a lounge, with television, vending machines, a ping-pong table, and a kitchenette area. In the lower level there is a study lounge and a laundry room which is fully equipped with washers and dryers. Even numbered floors in deFredenburgh Hall each have their own floor lounge, with a television.

Fun Things to Do Near deFredenburgh Hall

Adjacent to deFredenburgh Hall are Clinton and Algonquin Dining Halls. deFredenburgh is also relatively close to the outdoor recreational facilities, which include six tennis courts, and is near one of the largest on-campus parking lots. Another attractive feature of deFredenburgh Hall is its proximity to Sibley Hall, one of the academic facilities on campus.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about housing or residence life at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Housing & Residence Life Office
Office: Algonquin Hall 103
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  
Phone: (518) 564-3824