Located between Park Street and our Student Center, Sykes offers a diverse range of theme opportunities and traditional living spaces. Such themes include the International House and Intercultural Floor. Lifestyle floors such as Scholars and Quiet Study currently exist in Sykes as well. Each floor offers unique living arrangements with singles, doubles, triples and quads. Dana Dining hall is adjacent to Sykes allowing residents to attend meals in their slippers. Additionally, Sykes features the elegant Sykes Formal Lounge and outdoor courtyards. Sykes was refurbished in the summer of 2002.
Community Areas: Sykes has many different community spaces. Some of the most commonly used spaces are the Formal Lounge, the Reading Room, and the Zen Garden near the Formal Lounge. There is also a kitchen attached to the 2 story 2nd floor lounge.
Bathrooms: Sykes has fourteen restrooms throughout the building with some designated for women and others for men. Most restrooms are full restrooms including showers, sinks, and bathroom stalls, however some restrooms on the first floor only have bathroom stalls. Residents have the chance to vote to make the full bathrooms co-ed at the start of each semester when the Community Assistant facilitates the voting process. Restrooms on the first floor with only bathrooms stalls and sinks cannot be made co-ed.
Laundry: Sykes has one laundry room in the 1200’s section with seven washers, seven dryers, and a table for folding laundry.