Street view of Fromm Hall

Fromm Residence Hall

Renovated in 2003, Fromm Hall is a popular residence hall for women. Offering easy access to the Koret and Library, Fromm is a quiet community not far from the lively center of campus.


Originally known as Xavier Hall, this building was constructed in 1959 and dedicated to Saint Francis Xavier, Spanish apostle to the Indies and one of the founders of the Society of Jesus. Xavier Hall was built as a Jesuit residence and was only converted to student housing in 2003 when the building was renovated and renamed the Alfred and Hanna Fromm Lifelong Learning Center. Framed by two expanses of green lawns and nestled among trees, Fromm is currently the home to the Fromm Institute of Lifelong Learning, XARTS, and Fromm Residence Hall, making it a truly intergenerational learning environment. 

Facts and Amenities


  • First Year Students
  • Female only
  • 200 residents


  • 5 floors
  • Doubles available
  • Please note: Triple rooms will not be offered during the 2020-2021 academic year


  • Corner of Parker St. and Golden Gate Ave.
  • Adjacent to Gleeson Library, St. Ignatius Church, and Koret Health & Recreation Center
  • Closest dining facility: The Market Cafe


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card required to access building
  • Key card and code required to access rooms


  • WiFi throughout building

Community Areas

  • 3 student lounges
  • Laundry room (laundry services are free to residents) 
  • Kitchen with refrigerator, stovetop, oven, and microwave.
  • The communal kitchen in this residence hall will be closed during Fall 2020 in alignment with health and safety guidelines.


  • Cable TV connector in each room
  • Flat screen TVs in lounges
  • Piano

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