On-Campus Housing Guide

Getting Started (What to Expect)

Residence Halls

Things You Need to Know



Photo of deFredenburgh Hall

deFredenburgh Residence 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, a recreation room with a piano, ping pong and pool tables. A TV lounge and small computer lab is also located on the main floor with vending conveniently located in the lobby area. In the lower level there are study rooms, music rooms and a laundry room which is fully equipped with washers and dryers. All floors in deFredenburgh have their own floor lounge with a full kitchen and television viewing area. It is also close to Sibley Hall, one of the academic facilities on campus.

Fun Things to Do Near deFredenburgh Hall

Adjacent to deFredenburgh Hall are Clinton and Algonquin Dining Halls. deFredenburgh is also relatively close to outdoor recreational facilities. It is near one of the largest on-campus parking lots. The picturesque Saranac River Trail is a nice venue for biking, jogging or a refreshing walk.

Photo of deFredenburgh Hall at night

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
Email: [email protected]