Eastview Terrace

Eastview Terrace houses more than 800 upperclass students in seven coed residence halls. Each student has a single room with a private bath, and each floor is clustered into houses made up of 8 to 22 student rooms. A study/social space and laundry facility is located in each house. Several buildings are designated as Break Access/Holiday Housing.

Eastview Terrace residents can dine at either Pollock Dining Commons or South Food District in Redifer. Mail service, check-in/out service, key issues, and temporary id+ cards are offered through the Redifer Commons Desk during the academic year.

Brill Hall, located off McKean Road, houses administrative offices and conference rooms. Eastview Terrace students can also join ENRA - Eastview-Nittany Residence Association.

Brill Hall, built in 2004, was named after Julia Gregg Brill (1891-1985), who was the first woman professor in the English Department at Penn State. In 1930, Brill was the first woman elected to the Penn State Alumni Council. In 1958, Brill was awarded the first Penn State Woman of the Year aware. She also was a member of the Board of Directors for the Penn State Foundation, and a friend and counselor to many students.

Curry Hall, built in 2004, was named after Haskell B. Curry (1900-1982). Curry was a Penn State Mathematician Professor and Logician, and worked on techniques in math and computer science.

Harris Hall, built in 2004, was named after Dorothy V. Harris (1931-1991). Harris was a Professor of Exercise and Sport Psychology, and helped develop the nation's first graduate program in Sports Psychology. She advanced the cause of women in sport.

Miller Hall, built in 2004, was named after E. Willard Miller (1915-2002). Miller created the Department of Geography at Penn State, was  professor, science writer, bibliographer, and helped found the American Society of Professional Geographers. Miller was the recipient of the Ray Hughes Whitbeck Award, and received awards from the PA Dept. of Commerce (1975), PA Governor's Office (1975), PA Academy of Science (1985), and from the Association of American Geographers (1989).

Nelson Hall, built in 2004, was named after G. Kenneth Nelson. Nelson was a Professor and Department Head of Accounting, known for pioneering the use of television as a teaching tool. Nelson received the Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising, and served over 40 years as the Acacia Chapter Advisor. 

Panofsky Hall, built in 2004, was named after Hans A. Panofsky. Panofsky was an Atmospheric Scientist and a Penn State Meteorology Professor for over 30 years. He is credited with advances in the study of meteorology, and was one of the first to study the structure of the lowest 300ft of atmosphere to understand how pollutants are controlled. Panofsky developed theories of wind flow, and contributed to the understanding of air turbulence that can lead to airplane crashes. He also lead the way in applying computer analysis to weather forecasting.

Young Hall, built in 2004, was named after Phillip Young. Young was an Ernest Hemingway Scholar and a Professor of English at Penn State. He authored several books, including Ernest Hemingway; Ernest Hemingway: A Reconsideration; and The Private Melville (published by the Penn State Press).

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Building Floor Plans

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Brill Hall - First Floor Second Floor Third Floor Fourth Floor
Curry Hall Ground Floor First Floor Second Floor Third Floor Fourth Floor
Harris Hall Ground Floor First Floor Second Floor Third Floor Fourth Floor
Miller Hall Ground Floor First Floor Second Floor Third Floor -
Nelson Hall Ground Floor First Floor Second Floor Third Floor -
Panofsky Hall Ground Floor First Floor Second Floor Third Floor -
Young Hall Ground Floor First Floor Second Floor Third Floor Fourth Floor

Dimensions of Residence Hall Furnishings

Recommended rug size: not required; room is carpeted

Item Length Width Height
Room - regular 14' 10' 8'
Room - large 20' 15' 8'
Bed 80" 36" 1'
Desk 2' 6" 3' 8" 2' 6"
Refrigerator 1' 6" 1' 7" 2' 10"
2 Drawer Chest 1' 8" 2' 8" 1' 11"
Door - 2' 6" 7' 1"
Window - 5' 5'
Chair 1' 7" 1' 7" 2' 6"
Wardrobe 2' 3' 6' 6"
Bathroom 5' 5' 4" 8'
Shower 3' 3" 3' 1" 8'

Room Diagrams and Photos

Diagram is a sample; rooms may vary in layout.