Moving away from home can be a terrifying experience for some. Making sure that you pick a new home where you feel comfortable is an important factor to include when choosing where to live. Luckily for students attending Western Carolina University (also known as WCU), they offer amazing residence halls to their students. Let this be your guide to getting to know more about your new future home.
1. Buchanan Hall
There is a common main lobby with large TV, study lounge, piano, ping-pong and pool table. The hall also has a laundry room, vending machines, and is located near the sand volleyball court in front of neighboring Reynolds.
Each double room has two loftable extra-long twin beds, one five-drawer chest, two movable wardrobe/dressers, two desks with desk chairs, high-speed internet, and a cable TV jack.
Address: Young Dr., Cullowhee, NC 28723
2. Harrill Hall
Harrill is an air-conditioned residence hall located near Brown Dining Hall. Co-ed by floor, each double room has a sink with one bath shared between every two single gender suites. Kitchenettes, living and gathering spaces are on each floor with laundry and study lounges alternating every-other-floor. The main lobby features a large flat-screen TV, vending machines, pool table and a 6,000-square-foot addition with upscale meeting venue where many residence hall programs are held. Additionally, a basketball court and charcoal grills located behind the building for student use.
Address: Central Dr., Cullowhee, NC 28723
3. Judaculla Hall
Located across from Harrill Hall on Central Drive, Judaculla’s four floors are uniquely terraced into the hillside. This co-ed hall has both single and double rooms arranged suite-style, with over seventy-percent of residents reside in private rooms. Each single-gender suite consists of either four private rooms or two private rooms and one double room. All suites have a shared bathroom and living area. The common suite living area is furnished with a couch, loveseat, TV stand, and small side table.
Address: Centennial Dr., Cullowhee, NC 28723
This is Judaculla Hall.
4. Madison Hall
Graduate residents call the 24-hour quiet hall of Madison home. Located on the historic Upper Campus, each air-conditioned room accommodates one or two students with a private bath shared per room.
There is a large main lobby with a TV, a common kitchen, laundry and vending machines. 24-hour visitation is permitted here, with a roommate agreement.
Address: Joyner Dr., Cullowhee, NC 28723
This is Madison Hall.
5. Noble Hall
Located on one of the most active corners of campus, Noble Hall is centrally located. The air-conditioned, co-ed residence hall has five floors of both single rooms with their own bath and double rooms with a shared bath between two rooms. Community kitchens and lounges are scattered throughout the building. There are also light-filled study lounges on each floor along with a large multipurpose room on the first floor.
Address: 572 Centennial Dr, Cullowhee, NC 28723
This is the inside of Noble Hall.
6. Reynolds Hall
Perched atop the hill in the historic Upper Campus, Reynolds Hall is a co-ed, air conditioned residence hall. Each room accommodates two students who share a bath with the same gender room next door. Each floor has a lounge/study area at the center of each floor and the second and third floor study areas lead out to a balcony overlooking the Upper Campus quad.
One wing on the first floor is where first-year Transfer Students live. The main common area is on the first floor with a large TV, a pool table, pingpong table, vending machines, tables and couches with a popular sand volleyball pit out front. There is 24-visitation allowed with a roommate agreement.
7. Robertson Hall
Robertson Hall is a co-ed residence hall located on our beautiful historic Upper Campus. The apartment-styled rooms are shared between two people with a private bath and a kitchenette. 24-hour visitation is available with roommate agreement.
Robertson is also home to our EMS students. WCU EMS is a student-run organization with supervision and advisement provided by a non-student EMS Supervisor and is a part of Western Carolina University Health Services.
Address: Chancellors Hall Dr.,
8. Scott Hall
Centrally located near the plaza and Courtyard Dining Hall, Scott is a co-ed Freshman Residence Hall. The high-rise has nine floors, each with a common study and community kitchen. There are two large shared bathrooms located on each floor. The main lobby features a ping-pong table, pool table, large TV and a multipurpose room where residence hall events and movies.
Address: Memorial Dr.,
Here is your Move-In Day Packing List at Western Carolina University
1. Room Basics
– Bed Sheets
– Table Lamp
2. Food and Snacks
– Water Bottles
– Frozen Foods
– Canned Foods
– Individually Packaged Snacks
3. Tech & Entertainment
– Laptop Charger
– Phone Charger
4. School Supplies
– Binder Paper
5. Cleaning Up & Organizing
– Lysol Wipes
– Lysol Spray
– Hand Sanitizer
6. Campus Gears
– Bike Lock
7. Items you should ask before bringing
– Hair Straighteners
– Water Heater
When looking for your new living place, it is important to be well informed when making an important decision. Let this article be your guide to helping your familiarize yourself with the different residence halls at WCU. Good luck at your new home away from home.