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Macdonough Hall is the oldest of the twelve residence halls on campus. Dedicated on October 2, 1951, it was named in honor of Commodore Thomas Macdonough, who fought in the war of 1812. He was the commander in charge of the American forces who were victorious over the British in the Battle of Plattsburgh.
Macdonough Hall is a H-shaped buidling housing both men and women and divided into East and West wings (each having North and South ends). A main entrance and entrances to both East and West wings makes for easy access to all areas of the building. Close proximity to Memorial Hall, lighted tennis courts and recreational field.
The first floor houses the Residence Director's office, the mailroom, and pay telephones. There is also a lounge, with television, vending machines, and a kitchenette area. Also on the first floor is a study lounge. Washers and dryers are conveniently located throughout the building.
Behind Macdonough Hall there are eight lighted tennis courts and a recreational field that is used for a multitude of activities. Bordering this recreational field is Memorial Hall, which houses the gymnasium and swimming pool.
If you have any questions about housing or residence life at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:
Cathy Moulton, Director of Housing
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