University of Delaware

About Harrington

Harrington Complex, located on East Campus, comprises 5 buildings joined by a commons - all of which have been undergoing a 2-year renovation. Across the Harrington Turf sits Russell Dining HallRussell Dining Hall, and Harrington is situated directly behind the Perkins Student Center (home to The Scrounge, Dunkin' Donuts and The Hen Zone and diverse programs and involvement opportunities for all students).

With the completion of the Harrington renovation and the opening of the new Caesar Rodney Dining & Residence, a large number of First-Year students will live on East Campus; Harrington Commons will be available to all students on East Campus until midnight every night.

& Amenities

  • Z-Shaped Room - Harrington and Russell have unique Z-shaped rooms. Students have used this space in a variety of ways including making a living space and a sleeping space, or as an easy way to divide space.
  • Harrington Commons - The Commons will feature a new P.O.D. market with Subway, a fitness center and study spaces accessible to all residents of East Campus while the residence hall rooms are accessible only to the residents of each building.
  • Harrington Fitness Center will feature treadmills, ellipticals, stationary bikes and a full line of total body selectorized equipment.
Harrington Floorplans

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  • Russell Lot
  • Perkins Student Center Garage

    • Near The South Green - home to many academic buildings, the Morris Library and the Student Health Center
    • Dining - One dining hall is just across the turf (Russell Dining Hall). Another is just across Academy Street (Fresh Food Co. at Caesar Rodney). Dunkin' Donuts is steps away in Perkins Student Center. P.O.D. with Subway in the Harrington Commons. Yum.
    • Next to the Perkins Student Center. Most major student organizations are housed in this center as well as study and gathering spaces. University Student Centers hosts many programs throughout the year in Perkins.
    • Harrington Turf - A recreational space that is home to snowmen in the winter, frisbee in the spring and fall and students and events year 'round.
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