is the only continuous occupancy residence hall. It is open for
the entire academic year, while Chesapeake, Erickson, Patapsco,
Susquehanna, and most of Harbor close for Thanksgiving, winter and
spring breaks. Residents who need to stay on campus during breaks
can stay in the hall. Potomac opened in the fall of 1992. This fourth
building completes the "quad" of residence halls surrounding
the Dining Hall. Potomac is named after the Potomac River, which
flows from western Maryland into the Chesapeake Bay, forming the
boundary between Maryland and Virginia.
also houses a large community room on the ground floor, an open
seating area with a large screen TV on the second floor, a smaller
seating area and small meeting room on the third floor.