Mount Saint Mary's University, Terrace Residences

Emmitsburg, Maryland

  • FIRM

    MM architects, inc.


    Mount Saint Mary's University

  • AREA

    107,230 sq.ft.





The Terrace Residence Hall is a focal point on the campus of Mount Saint Mary's University overlooking St. Joseph's Valley in Emmitsburg, Md. Known as the Terrace, it has 107,230 square feet in three interconnected residences: DuBois, Brute and McCaffrey Halls. Carefully phased renovations were coordinated with the university to provide safe occupancy of ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$169.00FEATURED IN2011 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYResidence Halls/Lounges percent of the 425 beds during construction.

The building program was developed to encompass three areas of focus:

•Life safety and accessibility concerns.

•Improvements and replacement to the building infrastructure and wayfinding.

•Creation of new student living spaces.

The 2½-year phased renovation included renovations to the residence hall rooms; replacement of the MEP systems and roofs; and installation of life-safety systems, two elevators and lifts to accommodate access to multiple floor levels; introduction of views onto the campus; distinct finish schemes to give each hall its own identity; and creation of a new main entrance, gallery, student chapel, game room, student lounges, study rooms and fitness center.