Fromm Residence Hall

Renovated in 2003, Fromm Hall is a popular residence hall for women. Offering easy access to the Koret and Library, Fromm is a quiet community not far from the lively center of campus.

History

Originally known as Xavier Hall, this building was constructed in 1959 and dedicated to Saint Francis Xavier, Spanish apostle to the Indies and one of the founders of the Society of Jesus. Xavier Hall was built as a Jesuit residence and was later converted to student housing. In 2003, the building was renovated and renamed the Alfred and Hanna Fromm Lifelong Learning Center. Framed by two expanses of green lawns and nestled among trees, Fromm is currently the home to the Fromm Institute of Lifelong Learning, X Arts, and Fromm Residence Hall, making it a truly intergenerational learning environment.

Facts and Amenities

Population

  • First year students 
  • Female only
  • 200 residents

Building

  • 5 floors
  • Doubles, and triples available

Location

  • Corner of Parker St and Golden Gate Ave.
  • Adjacent to Gleeson Library, St. Ignatius Church, and Koret Health & Recreation Center
  • Closest dining facility: The Market Cafe

Mailing address

2497 Golden Gate Avenue, Room #
San Francisco, CA 94118


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Security

  • 24-hr front desk
  • Key card required to access building
  • Key card and code required to access rooms

Internet

  • Ethernet ports in each room
  • WiFi throughout building

Community Areas

  • 3 student lounges
  • Kitchen with refrigerator, stovetop, oven, and microwave
  • Laundry room (accepts coins and Don Dollars)

Recreation

  • Cable TV connector in each room
  • Flat screen TVs in lounges
  • Piano