a residential building where group sleeping accommodations are provided for persons not members of the same family and where the number accommodated exceeds that allowed in a dwelling unit in the district
Residence halls (called dorms, for short) that students live in on campus. Each room generally accommodates two students. Bathrooms can either be private or shared among a number of students. Students living in dorms eat their meals at a central location on campus or in on-campus restaurants. Some dormitories are single sex, which means all male or all female residents live in them.