Each residence hall room has the following standard accommodations:
- Cable television connection and Ethernet connections to the campus network
- Connection to the wireless internet network
- Smoke detector and sprinkler system
- Twin beds (standard, not extra long)
- Closets or standing wardrobes
- Desk chairs
- Heat and central air conditioning
Many rooms have ceiling fans. All residence halls have a television lounge and kitchen facilities that include a hall refridgerator, stove, and microwave. With the exception of Reid Hall, all residence halls have an elevator.
Carson has a wonderful porch with large rocking chairs, plus hardwood floors and built-in closets in each room. This hall has predominately singles, triples and quads, and it has a large kitchen/communal space complete with a television and study room.
Housing 73 students, Dew primarily has double and single spaces and a limited number of quad rooms. A kitchen, laundry room, and the E.B. Room (Day Student Lounge) are located on the ground floor of Dew. This hall is located on the lower quad, next to Prothro Hall (dining hall).
Grammer Residence Hall
82 first years and upperclasswomen live in Grammer Hall. It primarily contains single and double spaces. Along with hardwood floors and a main floor parlor, Grammer also features a kitchen and TV lounge on the lower level. This hall is located on the upper quad, adjacent to the Chapel and Reid Hall.
Manson Residence Hall
With its hardwood floors, large kitchen facilities, TV lounge, and parlor, Manson is a popular residence hall for its 65 students. There are more triples and quads in Manson than in any other traditional hall. It is located on the upper quad between the Chapel and Randolph Hall.
Meta Glass Residence Hall
Meta Glass Hall was built in 1962 and is named for Miss Meta Glass, president emeritus of the College. The building has mostly double rooms with built-in closets and dressers. There are kitchens and TV/social lounges on the floors and a laundry facility on the lower level. Meta Glass also houses the Outdoor Program and the post office on the first floor.
Randolph Residence Hall
Randolph Hall houses 74 students in singles, doubles, triples, and quads. It features hardwood floors and a large kitchen facility. It is located on the upper quad between Manson Hall and Pannell Hall, which houses classrooms, faculty offices, and the Pannell Art Gallery.
Reid Residence Hall
Reid Hall is home to Reid Pit Student Activities Center, located on the ground floor. The Pit has a flat screen TV, pool table, ping pong table, games and audio-visual equipment. Reid Pit also houses the Leadership Certificate Program, the chaplain's office and student media offices including the literary magazine, yearbook, newspaper and radio station. Reid is the only residence hall on campus that does not have an elevator.
Patteson House is an upper-class facility located away from the traditional residence halls. It has individual
bedrooms, hardwood floors and a kitchen. There is a washer and dryer and multiple shared bathrooms.
Green Village contains 5 buildings of 3 units each, housing 60 students. Hardwood floors, a washer and dryer in each unit, and fully furnished living, dining, and bedrooms make this a popular option for students. Each unit has rooms for 4 individual students and 2 full bathrooms. The complex is the newest residential option on campus and is located away from the traditional residence halls, near the Art Barn.
Turning Point Student Housing
House Five, located on Faculty Row, is an option for adult students over the age of 23 (Turning Point). The house features 8 individual rooms, a large kitchen, and community bathrooms. A meal plan is not included in the board fee for this facility, but students are able to use the large kitchen to prepare and enjoy meals. This option is most appropriate for single students without children.
Other Housing Options
There are a variety of apartments off campus that are appropriate for married students or adult students with children. Contact Kerri Bond, Director of Residence life, to discuss options: (434) 381-6346
Items to leave at home:
- Grills (charcoal and propane)
- Halogen lamps
- Pets (other than fish and turtles)
- Telephone/answering machine