Exterior of South Academy residence hall

South Academy

About South Academy


Opened in the fall of 2017, South Academy features four floors in a traditional-styled Residence Hall (shared bedrooms and communal bathrooms).  


Student Name

412 Academy Street

Room #

Newark, DE 19717

Meet Your Residence Hall Coordinator

Abigail O'Hara
In-Hall Professional Staff

Abigail O'Hara

Residence Hall Coordinator

Virtual Tour

Navigate examples of a double and triple room in South Academy. Room types and layouts may vary. 

Building Information: Furniture & Specs

  • Along with a bed and wardrobe with drawers, there is one writing desk with chair and one three-drawer chest for each resident.
  • Bed may be bunked.
  • Beds in South Academy are adjustable. At the highest setting, there is 30″ of space under the bed. The three-drawer chest will fit under the bed when at this setting.
  • The three drawer chests are 19.5” deep x 18” wide x 30” tall.
  • Desktops are 30″ x 24″.


Residence Life & Housing is part of the Division of Student Life, which contributes and facilitates critical learning and development within healthy, inclusive and supportive communities, so that all students may thrive at UD and beyond.