Residence Life


Living on the E&H campus is a unique experience and an integral part of the college experience.

The historic campus maintains the scenic beauty of Central Appalachia but gives convenient access to the region’s activities and culture. On-campus residents find there are always friends and activities with which to engage. The E&H campus features 20 residence halls with co-ed and single-gender accommodations. Residence halls feature resident advisors to assist students as they acclimating to their new surroundings.

Campus Housing

  • First-Year Housing: Elm & Hickory Halls

    First-Year Housing: Elm & Hickory Halls

    Elm & Hickory Halls provide modern, comfortable rooms in an attractive setting. You and a roommate will enjoy a spacious environment that is conducive to both studying and meeting friends. Elm and Hickory Halls are located on a residential quad that gives students easy access to on-campus food establishments as well as recreational and athletic facilities. Each room in both halls serves as a double room with a private bathroom and there are two laundry rooms located in each hall.

    Elm Hall


    Hickory Hall Residents


    Elm & Hickory Hall Rooms

  • First-Year & Upperclassmen Housing: Wiley-Jackson Hall

    Wiley-Jackson Hall

    The largest residence hall on campus that houses both first-year students and upperclassmen, Wiley-Jackson Hall is popular for its access to parking and to the center of campus, placing it in easy walking distance to McGlothlin-Street Hall, a main academic building, as well as Kelly Library and Memorial Chapel.

    Wiley-Jackson Hall


    Wiley-Jackson Hall Rooms

  • Hillman Hall

    Hillman Residence Hall

    Hillman Hall is a traditional-style residence hall that is popular among students who desire easy access to the King Health and Physical Education Center and to the Van Dyke Dining Hall. This residence hall boasts 80 single-occupancy rooms in a co-educational environment that is conducive to privacy and study as well as community activity. There are three lounges located in the building and a laundry room on the ground floor.

    Hillman Hall

  • Sullins Hall

    Sullins Residence Hall

    A co-ed residence hall, Sullins Hall is a quiet place, yet located near “the action.” Just across the street stands two important buildings for the visual and performing arts: Byars Hall, the main academic building for the arts, and the McGlothlin Center for the Arts, a state-of-the-art facility for performance and art exhibition.

    Sullins Residence Hall

  • Village Houses: Cambridge, Carter, Prillaman, Russell Houses

    Village Houses: Cambridge, Carter, Prillaman, and Russell Houses

    The Village houses are intentionally designed spaces that promote small community life. Each house provides eight spacious double rooms and four single rooms. The rooms are set up in a suite configuration, allowing two rooms to share a common area in the house including a kitchen, living room and study area. Laundry machines are located within each house.

    Each Village house serves as a Living & Learning Community and creates community living experiences for students within specific programs or areas of focus. Cambridge House includes several incoming and returning transfer students. Carter House serves as the College’s Spiritual Life house. Prillaman House includes residents who are members of the College’s Adventure Team and residents passionate about eco-house living. Russell House includes residents from the College’s Honors Program and International Students.

    Russell House


    Cambridge House


    Prillaman House


    Carter House


    Rooms in the Village Houses

  • Village Townhouse Apartments

    The Village

    Located just across the street from the main campus, the Village Townhouse Apartments are students an opportunity for more independence and small community life.

    Each apartment includes a shared living room and a full kitchen. There are three bedrooms with two students in each and a private bathroom located beside each bedroom. A large laundry room is located on the ground floor of the McPherson Center, which is located in the Village beside the apartment buildings.

    Village Apartments

  • Weaver Hall
    Weaver Hall


    Tall trees, sweeping lawns and classic architecture define this historic, yet comfortable residence hall located next to the main campus in the Emory Village. Weaver Hall is the main residence hall for the College’s Honors Program. Residents enjoy spacious rooms, up-to-date bathroom facilities, and plentiful adjacent parking. A laundry room is located on the ground floor.

    Weaver Residence Hall


    Weaver Hall Rooms

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  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1387-can-an-upperclassman-request-me-as-a-roommate-my">Can an upperclassman request me as a roommate my first year?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">All first-year students are placed with other first-year students. Upperclassmen cannot request first-year student roommates during the housing selection process for current students.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1400-how-big-should-my-microfridge-and-microwave-be">How big should my microfridge and microwave be?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Microwaves must be UL approved and less than 1000 Watts. Microfridges must be UL approved and no larger than 4.6 cubic feet. Bring appliances outside of the restrictions have the potential to exceed the electrical capacity of the room/building, may frequently flip breakers, and damage the appliances. To learn more about standards for appliances, please review the</span> <a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;">Community Living Guide</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1395-do-i-have-to-have-a-meal-plan">Do I have to have a meal plan?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">All residential students are required to have a meal plan.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/764-can-i-bring-my-own-bedfurniture">Can I bring my own bed/furniture?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer">No, students must use the furniture that is provided in the room. Each assigned space is fully furnished and residents may not bring extra personal furniture into their room/suite/apartment without written authorization from the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Housing & Residence Life or designee. By prohibiting personal furniture, such as couches, futons, chairs, bean bags, etc., Housing & Residence Life is able to lessen the likelihood of infestations, bacteria, and other issues from upholstered furniture. To learn more about items permitted and prohibited in the residence halls, please review the <a href="/live/files/381-508emory-henry-college-community-living-guide" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Community Living Guide</a>.</div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1402-are-the-residence-halls-co-ed-or-single-gender">Are the residence halls co-ed or single gender housing?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">All of the residence halls at Emory & Henry College are co-ed, gender inclusive residential communities.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1392-can-i-paint-my-room-or-hang-pictures-in-my-room">Can I paint my room or hang pictures in my room?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">No alterations can be made to any residence hall room, which includes painting the room and placing nails in the walls. Students who wish to hang items within the residence hall rooms must use picture hanging strips that can be removed without damaging walls.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1388-what-happens-if-my-roommate-and-i-arent-getting">What happens if my roommate and I aren’t getting along?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Conflict is a natural part of any relationship, including roommate relationships. Professional and student Housing & Residence Life staff are trained to facilitate meditations for roommate conflicts. Because vacancies in campus housing are rare, roommates are asked to work through and resolve conflicts that do not result in one or both roommates feeling unsafe within their room.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1378-when-will-first-year-students-find-out-where-they">When will first-year students find out where they will live on campus?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Students who commit to Emory & Henry College and pay their deposit can find out their residence hall assignment as early as April. Specific room numbers and roommate assignments are finalized and announced in mid-July in order to accommodate students with disabilities and specific housing accommodation needs.</span><br/><b><br/><br/></b></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1396-can-i-live-off-campus-in-a-rented-apartment-or">Can I live off-campus in a rented apartment or house?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer">As a residential college, all students are required to live in campus housing unless they meet the criteria for a residency waiver. <a class="faq-widget-link link-with-arrow yellow" href="/live/blurbs/1396-can-i-live-off-campus-in-a-rented-apartment-or" title="Can I live off-campus in a rented apartment or house?" aria-label="Can I live off-campus in a rented apartment or house?">More info</a></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1399-what-is-an-emotional-support-animal-or-a-service">What is an emotional support animal or a service animal? Aren’t those just pets?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Emotional support animals and service animals are not pets. These animals serve as accommodations for students with documented needs through the <a href="/powell-resource-center/disability-support-services/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Office of Academic Support & Disability Services</a>. As accommodations, emotional support animals and service animals are protected by the Fair Housing Act and must be accommodated within campus housing. To learn more about emotional support animals and service animals, please click <a href="/powell-resource-center/disability-support-services/policies-procedures/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">here</a>.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1406-i-dont-have-a-car-is-there-a-transportation">I don’t have a car. Is there a transportation service?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The College provides a transportation service called the Emory Cab. To learn more about the Emory Cab, please click</span> <a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;">here</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/759-who-do-i-contact-to-place-a-work-order-request-for">Who do I contact to place a work order request for my room?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer">Students can place a work order request by completing the <a href="/residence-life/work-orders/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">work order request form</a>, contacting their Resident Advisor to enter a work order request for them, or contacting the Housing & Residence Life Office at or (276) 944-6529. </div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1376-where-will-i-live-on-campus-as-a-first-year">Where will I live on campus as a first-year student?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Most first-year students are either placed in Elm Hall or Hickory Hall. First-year students are placed together so that they may form relationships with other students that last the duration of their time on campus. Elm and Hickory Halls are double occupancy rooms with standard furniture and amenities. Each room has its own private bathroom. Common areas within each hall includes lounges, two full kitchens, and media rooms. Students may also choose to live in Wiley-Jackson Hall, an historic hall on campus. The cost of Wiley-Jackson Hall is less than Elm and Hickory Halls primarily because Wiley-Jackson Halls provide common bathrooms per hall rather than private bathrooms per room. The same furniture and amenities are provided in Wiley-Jackson Hall, and common areas include lounges and full kitchens.</span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1382-what-are-the-residence-hall-bathrooms-like-in">What are the residence hall bathrooms like in first-year halls?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">In Elm & Hickory Halls, private bathrooms include standard bathroom amenities. Accessible bathrooms are available. Wiley-Jackson Hall common bathrooms are located on each hall with two bathrooms located on each floor. Each bathroom includes three private shower areas, private toilet stalls, and other standard bathroom amenities. </span></div></aside>
  • <aside class="faq-widget"><div class="faq-widget-question"><a href="/live/blurbs/1398-can-i-have-a-pet-if-so-what-kind-of-pet-can-i-have">Can I have a pet? If so, what kind of pet can I have?</a></div><div class="faq-widget-answer"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Currently, no pets are permitted in the residential facilities with the exception of fish contained in a tank equal to or less than ten (10) gallons (per apartment, suite, or room).</span></div></aside>