Brown Hall is part of two complexes home to first-year students. Each floor is practically identical withDSC_0288 its contents.  The Tolley/Brown Complex is one of the two designated First Year Hall Complexes.

Brown Hall is connected to Tolley Hall by a large lounge with high ceilings and wall length windows overlooking the patio and the Forest.  Students from Tolley and Brown Hall enjoy a spacious meeting room for studying and an outdoor patio for activities and programs with a forest backdrop. If campus dining is not in your daily activity, the lounge has its own kitchenette. If you are interested in experiencing your first year on campus set back in the Forest of Drew University, this choice may be for you.

Below are photos of a Tolley Brown room decorated as example room set up.  All rooms are furnished with an extra-long twin bed, desk, desk chair, dresser, and closet.  There are multiple individual bathrooms located on each floor. Each bathroom has a toilet, sink, and shower. Approximate room widths and heights of the rooms in Brown are listed below, please contact the Office of Residence Life for specific information regarding individual room width/length.

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Brown Hall Facts:

Description Capacity Room Type Room Size Window Size
  • Traditional Styled
  • Co-Ed by room
  • 154 Residents
  • 4 Resident Assistants
  • 66 Doubles
  • 5 Triples
  • 1 Quad
  • Double: 14′ x 10’6″
  • Triple: 12’4″x20’6″
  • 36″ wide
  • 63″ high

Other Information

  • TB LoungeHouses washers, dryers,
  • Shares Large Lounge with small kitchenette area
  • Outside Picnic Area


Brown Hall is named after Drew University’s sixth president, Arlo Ayres Brown, who served from 1929-1948. Brown Hall was built in 1964.


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