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Moll Hall

Student Residence Policy

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All Freshman, Sophomore, and Juniors Live on Campus Unless They Qualify for Commuter Status

Living on campus provides students with unmatched access to resources and activities leading to better grades, higher graduation rates, and more time with friends! See the FAQs page for more information about the housing policy.

Constructed in 1980, Moll Hall provides housing for approximately 116 students in double rooms on three co-educational floors.

Moll is located at the intersection of Melrose Avenue and 16th Street near Memorial Field and the Academic Center North classroom building.

Each floor features two sex-specific community bathrooms, a lounge, and a laundry facility.

Room Details

  • Approximate room dimensions are 17'7" x 11'8"
  • Windows measure 5'8" x 4'0"
  • Air-conditioned building, no overhead lighting
  • Furniture: two XL beds, two desks, two chairs and two armoires, no carpet
  • Connectivity: Campus-wide WiFi, two Ethernet ports, and one cable television output
  • Furniture and room layout may vary

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About Clarence Moll


Clarence Russell Moll was born on October 31, 1913 in Chalfont, Pennsylvania. From 1935 to 1942, Moll taught physics, chemistry, and science at several high schools in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

During World War II, he accepted a position with the U.S. Navy instructing civilian and naval personnel in radio and radar theory. Moll left the Navy and joined Pennsylvania Military College as an associate professor of physics and engineering.

From 1945 to 1956, he held various positions before being selected as the first civilian president of Pennsylvania Military College in 1959.

Moll guided the school as it transitioned from Pennsylvania Military College to Widener. He retired on June 30, 1981 after 22 years as president. He died in December of 2002.