Ormsby Hall, built in 1889, is the oldest residence hall on campus and houses 120 students. Although Ormsby primarily houses women, it has one designated male floor.
Ormsby Hall is known for its aesthetically pleasing exterior and stately interior. Students admire the characteristic high ceilings and hardwood floors in the rooms of Ormsby.
Ormsby Hall residents enjoy fall apple and pumpkin picking trips as well as weekly study tea parties in the lounge. In addition, Ormsby's close-knit community enjoys monthly birthday celebrations and an annual trip to Bjorklunden.