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Carolyn Tripp Clement Residence Hall

photo of building
Location: South, Residences

Historical Note:

Clement Hall was originally built as an all women's dormitory. It was the seventh dormitory to be built for the school. It continues to be used as a residence hall today, housing 500 students of both sexes.


Carolyn Tripp Clement (1861-1943) was the wife of Stephen M. Clement. She was a distinguished community leader and philanthropist who served on the University Council from 1920 until 1941. She donated her home at 786 Delaware Avenue to the American Red Cross and contributed $80,000 to the University of Buffalo.

  • 1964 -- (Spring) Completion of Carolyn Tripp Clement Hall
  • 1964 -- (October 9) Cornerstone Ceremony and Dedication

Original Architect: James, Meadows & Howard
Original Contractors: BAW Construction Co.
Construction Cost: $2,462,000