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Barnes Campbell Hall

WKU Barnes Campbell Hall

About Barnes Campbell Hall

  • All Male Residence Hall (Beginning in Fall 2018, will be co-ed by floor)
  • Open to Freshmen - Upperclassmen
  • Extended Living - remains open during Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring Breaks

Barnes-Campbell is a nine story residence hall that was built in 1966 and underwent a significant renovation in 2003. It is named in honor of Sheridan Barnes and Donald Campbell, both members of the WKU Board of Regents in the 1950s. Barnes houses 384 men and is located on the south end of campus across from the Preston Health and Activities Center.

Room Features

  • Movable Furniture (one set per resident):
    • A low, loftable, bunkable twin bed (80"x36")
    • Desk
    • Desk Chair
    • 2-Shelf Bookcase
    • Dresser
    • Closet
    • Trash Can (one per resident) - trash bags available at the front desk
    • Recycling Can (one per room)
  • Room Dimensions 16' x 11'8"
  • Window Dimensions: Width: 128", Height: 54", Inside Width: 79.5", Inside Height: 34.5"
  • Window Blinds
  • Cable TV - Includes HBO GO Access
  • Internet (wireless and ethernet access)

Hall Features

  • Air Conditioned
  • Elevators
  • Study Lounge
  • Vending Machines
  • Laundry Room - New Laundry Equipment Installed 
  • Kitchen on Every Floor
  • Ice Machine
  • TV Lounge
  • Community Bathrooms
  • Front Desk, open 24/7
  • In-Hall Social & Educational Opportunities


These rates are for double occupancy rooms. The private room rate is 1.25 times the double rate. Barnes Campbell Hall will remain open throughout all the breaks during the fall and spring semesters.

Fall 2017: $2,210

Spring 2018: $2,210

Fire Evacuation/Floor Plans (PDF)

Safe Areas

  • Lowest level of the interior stairwells
  • Lobby area without windows

2017-2018 Hall Staff


Zachary Marcum

Zach Marcum |

Assistant Residence Hall Director

Nicholas Ditter

Nicholas Ditter |

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 Last Modified 1/24/18