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Southwest Hall

WKU Southwest Hall

About Southwest Hall

  • Co-ed Residence Hall
  • Upperclassmen
  • Honors Housing

Southwest Hall was originally constructed in 1957 as two separate halls but was combined in 2002 to become one. Southwest houses 300 upper class men and women on three floors and is located in the center of campus on the Charles Keown Plaza. Southwest Hall underwent renovations in 2017 that included a new lobby, community and study rooms, large kitchens, and theater rooms.

The main Housing & Residence Life office is located in the ground level of Southwest Hall. The entrance to the office is located across from Minton Hall and the Downing Student Union. 

This hall closes during Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring breaks. If you need to stay on campus during those times, please choose a residence hall that offers extending living and list "extended living" as your most important preference on your application. 

Room Features

  • Movable Furniture (one set per resident):
    • A low loftable, bunkable twin bed (80" x 36")
    • 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: 15' 8" x 11' 9"
  • Window Blinds - Window dimensions:  Length: 47.5", Width: 83"
  • Cable TV - Includes HBO GO Access
  • Internet (Wireless and Ethernet Access)

Hall Features

  • Air Conditioned
  • Study Lounge
  • Vending Machines
  • Laundry Room - New Laundry Equipment Installed
  • Kitchen on Every Floor
  • Private and Semi Private Bathrooms
  • Front Desk Open 24/7
  • In-Hall Social and Educational Opportunities

Rates

These rates are for double occupancy rooms. The private room rate is 1.25 times the double rate. 

Fall 2017: $2,515

Spring 2018: $2,515

2017-2018 Hall Staff

Residence Hall Director

Brena Andring

Brena Andring | brena.andring@wku.edu

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 Last Modified 3/30/18