Residence Hall Areas
East Campus is near the Student Recreation Center, Student Health Center and downtown Carbondale.
Mae Smith, Neely and Schneider Residence Halls
These 17-story high-rise residence halls house between 300 and 400 students each. The first floor of each tower is used for programming and staff space. Floors 2-17 house approximately 25 residents. These high-rise buildings offer single, suite-style rooms (two bedrooms separated by a private bathroom), 24-hour desk service, kitchenettes, laundry rooms and student lounges.
Trueblood Commons houses the Residence Life Office, a dining hall, the mail room for Mae Smith, Neely, and Schneider Halls and the Department of Public Safety.
Each residence hall floor has approximately 25 residents and one Resident Assistant (RA), with the exception of the first floor, which is used for programming and staff space. Each high rise building is managed by a Hall Director who supervises a staff of Academic Peer Advocates (APAs), in addition to the RAs.
West Campus (known as Thompson Point) is located next to Campus Lake and Thompson Woods.
Thompson Point Residence Halls
This area offers suite-style rooms (two bedrooms separated by a private bathroom) in eleven residence halls and a commons building. The eleven 3-story residence halls (Abbott, Bailey, Baldwin, Bowyer, Brown, Felts, Kellogg, Pierce, Smith, Steagall and Warren) offer both single and double rooms, (two bedrooms separated by a private bathroom), lounges on each floor and laundry on the lower levels. Accessible rooms are available for students with mobility impairments.
Lentz Commons houses the area office, a dining hall, mail room, student lounge and an additional accessible laundry room.
There are three hall directors in West Campus and one assistant hall director. Hall directors for West Campus typically supervise three to five buildings, depending on their other responsibilities.
University Hall Residence Hall
This 4-story hall houses around 350 students with semi-private bathrooms (with private shower and toilet stalls). Laundry rooms and community-style bathrooms are located throughout the building. A kitchenette is available on site. University Hall offers commons areas within the building, including the lobby, administrative office, lounge and mail room.