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Residence Halls

The W has six residence halls, offering a variety of amenities and housing options. Here's a look at what our halls offer.

Residence Halls for Men: Kincannon, Grossnickle, Columbus

Residence Halls for Women: Kincannon, Grossnickle, Jones, Hastings-Simmons, Callaway

Residence Halls for Freshmen: Kincannon

Residence Halls for Upperclassmen: Callaway, Columbus, Hastings-Simmons, Jones

Residence Halls for Honors: Grossnickle

Learn more about enhancements to residence halls happening in Spring/Summer 2014 >


Callaway Hall

 

Callaway Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erected in 1860, Callaway Hall is the oldest building on campus and is located on North Campus next to Cochran Hall. It was named in honor of Mary J.S. Callaway, a professor of mathematics from 1885-1900 and, on two occasions, acting president of the college.

At a Glance:

  • Callaway hall is known best for its high ceilings and antebellum atmosphere.
  • Callaway is home to our social club residents and upperclass female residents.
  • Suite-style residence hall.
  • Amenities: study lounges, vending machines, laundry facility, TV lounge

 

Floor Plan:

Callaway Floor Plan 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Columbus Hall

Columbus Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Columbus Hall (1896) is a recently renovated historical building. The five-story building is named in honor of the city of Columbus, which donated funds for its construction.

At a Glance:

  • Columbus hall is home to our upper-class male residents.
  • Suite-style residence hall.
  • Amenities: study lounges, vending machines, laundry facility, TV lounge

 

 Floor Plan:

Columbus Floor Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Grossnickle Hall

Grossnickle Hall 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Renovated in 1996, Grossnickle Hall features 24 hour quiet hours·It was named in honor of R.L. Grossnickle, a former head of the department of mathematics.

 

At a Glance:

  • Grossnickle houses our residential honors program and is located behind Painter Hall.
  • Suite-style residence hall.
  • Each suite has a living room/kitchenette space.
  • Each bedroom has its own individual bathroom.
  • Amenities: study lounges, computer lab, vending machines, laundry facility, TV lounge

 

Floor Plan & Interior:

Grossnickle InteriorGrossnickle Floor Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Hastings-Simmons Hall

 

Hastings-Simmons Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Originally named for Olivia Hastings, an early leader in the movement to establish a state supported college for women. This building was then rededicated in October, 1994 as Hastings-Simmons Hall in honor of Miriam Q. Simmons, MUW alumna who served as a member of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning and a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives.

At a Glance:

  • Hastings-Simmons is home to upperclassmen female residents.
  • Each suite has a living room/kitchenette space.
  • Each bedroom has its own individual bathroom.
  • Amenities: study lounges, computer lab, vending machines, laundry facility, TV lounge

Floor Plan & Interior:

 

Hastings-Simmons InteriorHastings Simmons Floor Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Jones Hall

Jones Hall 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jones Hall was named after Richard W. Jones, the first president of the university.

At a Glance:

  • Jones is home to upperclassmen female residents.
  • Suite-style residence hall.
  • Amenities: study lounges, computer lab, vending machines, laundry facility, TV lounge

 

Floor Plan & Interior:

Jones InteriorJones Floorplan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Kincannon Hall

Kincannon Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kincannon Hall was named in honor of Andrew Kincannon, a former president of the university.

 

At a Glance:

  •  Kincannon Hall is home to the freshman population.
  • Kincannon provides our freshman population with focused support and development tools to help with the transition to university life.
  • Suite-style residence hall.
  • Amenities: study lounges, computer lab, vending machines, laundry facility, TV lounge

 

 Floor Plan & Interior:

 Kincannon InteriorKincannon Floor Plan

 

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