Chaffee Hall

411 University Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Eligible students: Undergraduate, co-ed
Number of residents: 130 (approximately)
Featured Living Communities: UB Connects and UB STEM

UB Chaffee Hall

Renovated in the summer of 2011, Chaffee Hall is located adjacent to Marina Dining Hall and is only a few steps away from Seaside Park. Chaffee Hall is a traditional co-ed style residence hall that offers standard double rooms with a limited number of single rooms.

Building Amenities

  • Renovated in 2011
  • Air-conditioning
  • Lounge spaces
  • Kitchenette area
  • Laundry facilities on main floor
  • WiFi
  • Secured entrance with cameras
  • Smoke detectors with voice evacuation systems

Room Amenities

  • Micro fridge unit (combination of a fridge/freezer/microwave)
  • Each student receives a:
    • Closet
    • Dresser
    • Bed
    • Desk
    • Chair


Chaffee Hall’s staff consist of eight Resident Assistants (RA) who are supervised by a Pro Staff. The staff’s goal is to integrate both an academic and residential approach to the hall community as well as assist the residents in their educational, social, cultural, and personal growth. The staff is to be used as a resource in a collaborative approach with residents to assist with the challenges of their new surroundings as well as to create a positive and academically-centered community atmosphere. Residents of Chaffee Hall are expected to contribute and respect others in the hall community.

Living Communities

UB Stem: The STEM Living-Learning Community (LLC) is a collaborative community. It offers opportunities for students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematic disciplines to connect socially and academically with other STEM students at UB, through in hall tutoring and social gatherings. By being a part of the STEM LLC, students can expect to develop intentional connections and relationships among students majoring in STEM. Connect with STEM and UB faculty and administrators and network with leaders from academe, industry, and government. Explore and experience cultural learning opportunities while participating in community service events and receive peer mentoring from upper class STEM students.

UB Connects: Residents will be able to foster and create healthier relationships with friends, supervisors, and partners. The participants in this community will learn, identify, and navigate keys dynamics in relationships such as communication and civic responsibility. The goal of this community is to focus on embracing differences, bringing awareness to social issues, aspiring others to become positive influencers and building a supportive community by working with other on campus and in local organizations, off-campus trips and through fun enlightening programs.

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