Gorgas Hall is a coed residence hall located on Tennessee Avenue, within a short walk of Puett Field and the Tennessee Williams Performing Arts Center. Gorgas is located about halfway between central campus and the War Memorial Cross, one of Sewanee's most striking overlooks.


Home to men and women from all class years, Gorgas is known for its spacious rooms and active atmosphere. Gorgas contains three floors, with a mix of single and doubles on each floor. Community bathrooms are located on each floor and have private showers, a bath tub, plenty of counter space, and outlets. All rooms are carpeted, and windows are furnished with blinds. Average room: 185 square-feet | Average window: 73" wide x 63" tall


Gorgas has two kitchens, both located on the first floor. One is a full, eat-in kitchen, and the other is a half-kitchen located next to the common room. The common room is very large with comfortable couches, chairs, tables, lamps, cable television, and a VCR/DVD player. Gorgas Hall rooms are not air-conditioned. The Gorgas common room is air-conditioned. 

Gorgas Hall



  • Two twin beds with approximately 20 inches of storage space under each bed
  • Two desks with chairs
  • Two wall-mounted bookcases with three shelves each
  • Two dressers with five drawers each
  • Two built-in closets with a rod to hang clothes and a shelf above for extra storage (closets do not have doors)
  • Full-length mirror on the back of the door
  • Two waste bins
  • One room phone and two Ethernet ports