Residence Hall Choices & Amenities
Bonner Hall was built in the 1970's and renovated in 2003. Bonner Hall is a traditional residence hall with community restrooms. There are 54 spaces for females and 52 spaces for male divided among four wings in the building. The rooms are 12 foot by 15 foot with tile floors. The rooms include: two bunkable style beds; a desk; a chair; a six-drawer dresser; a vanity with medicine cabinet; two open closets; and a personal HVAC unit. The community restrooms are cleaned daily by a contract cleaning service.
Hays Hall was built in 2001 and is design more like an apartment complex with rooms opening to the exterior. There are 32 spaces at Hays Hall with eight units housing four residents of the same sex. The units have a main living room that leads off to two bedrooms each with their own bathroom. The living room and bedrooms are carpeted. The living room is furnished with a sofa, shelving unit, and common HVAC unit. The bedrooms are furnished with two loft-style beds; two desk; two chairs; two shelves; two 3-drawer dressers; two shelving units; and two large closets. The restrooms are large size and include a full-size bathtub. Residents are responsible for the cleaning of their own units.
All amenities in the residence halls are for all residents to share, although the majority of common-area amenities are located at Bonner Hall. Bonner Hall has a study room with space for group projects; a fitness room with cardio and machine weights; two TV lounges; two kitchens; two laundry areas; two foyers with vending machines and phone lines; and the main lobby with internet computers and a printer, cable television, and games for residence use. The lobby is kept open until 2AM for resident use. The residence halls also feature wonderful outdoor space for athletics and activities; they include: a lighted intramural field, grills, and picnic tables.