Portka Hall

Portka Hall is an apartment-style building for returning students, coed by apartment. Like Lyons and Breen, it offers students the amenities of an off-campus apartment, but with the support net of on-campus housing.

Portka 101



  • All apartments in Portka have two full bathrooms within that apartment. Each bathroom has a toilet, shower, and sink. Students in the apartment are responsible for cleaning their own bathroom. 

Common Spaces

  • Each floor has its own lounge space. The first and the third floor hold the largest venues.
  • The second floor has a terrace over looking Lyons and Breen.
  • Each apartment has its own living room within the apartment.


  • Each apartment has a full kitchen with a stove, microwave, and full-size refrigerator. 
  • A dishwasher and garbage disposal is available in each apartment.


  • Laundry is free and there are laundry rooms on each floor with multiple washers and dryers available.
  • All laundry can be monitored through the online system provided. Residence Hall Services >>

Quick Info

  • All floors in Portka are co-ed.
  • All apartments on campus are able to be gender inclusive within the apartment. 
  • An elevator is available in this building.
  • Wifi is accessible throughout the building.
  • Automatic sprinklers are installed in this building


  • Each apartment has a full size refrigerator provided.
  • The following info is for the size of refrigerators allowed in the rooms
    • 1.7, 2.7, and 4.5 cubic feet


  • There are four single rooms within each apartment.
  • Single
    • All single rooms come fully furnished with a twin XL bed, dresser, desk, chair, and armoire.
    • Room Dimensions: 11' x 9'


  • All apartments have a common storage closet available, as well as storage cabinets within the kitchen. 


  • Window blinds are provided.
  • Window Dimensions: 36'' x 64''
  • Curtains are allowed within the residence halls so long as they follow Nazareth policy. Policies and Procedures >>
Fast Facts

Location: Northwest Campus

Population: 124 (coed by apt.)

Staffing: 1 Area Director & 2 RAs

Floors: 4

Resident Assistants (RA)

Resident Assistants are student leaders dedicated to supporting you and enhancing your on campus experience.

Tour of Portka