Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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East Campus

East Campus is near the Student Recreation Center, Student Health Center and downtown Carbondale.

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.

University Hall is managed by a hall director, who supervises an assistant hall director and eight resident assistants.

The areas below are offline for Fall 2018.

Mae Smith and Neely Residence Halls
These 17-story high-rise residence halls house between 600 and 800 students each. The first floor of each tower is used for programming and staff space. Floors 2-17 house approximately 45 residents, depending on the number of single and double rooms. These high-rise buildings offer suite-style rooms (two bedrooms separated by a private bathroom), 24-hour desk service, kitchenettes, laundry rooms and student lounges.

Trueblood and Grinnell Commons
Trueblood Commons houses the Residence Life Office, a dining hall, the mail room for Neely Hall and the Department of Public Safety.

Grinnell Commons houses the Education & Outreach Office, the Multi-Cultural Resource Centers, the Gathering Place Snack Shop, programming space, student lounges and the mail room for Mae Smith and Schneider Halls.

Each high-rise is managed by two hall directors (full-time staff with master's degrees), who oversee approximately 16 resident assistants (undergraduate students) and two assistant hall directors (graduate students who are pursuing their master's degrees).