Residence Halls

Damaris O. Wilson Residence Hall

Wilson Hall houses 210 residents in a traditional hall setting. Each wing of this building has a community bathroom. Wilson Hall contains a TV Lounge with surround sound, study areas, public kitchen, a formal lounge, GSA lounge, and a recreation room. Wilson Hall was constructed in the same time frame as Wooddell Hall (1960-62), and it has been a women’s residence since being opened to students as the Women’s Upper-class Hall in 1962. The building was rededicated in 1977 in honor of Ms. Damaris O. Wilson, the Dean of Women at Concord College from 1952 until her retirement in 1972. In 2018, Wilson Hall was converted to a co-ed residence hall.

Rooms in Wilson hall each have two twin beds, two desks, two chairs, two built in dressers, two closets (with shelves, cubbies, and closet rod), large mirror with vanity lighting, built in shelves behind door, and four receptacles with eight outlets.

A blueprint of the rooms in Wilson Hall

  • ​Rooms in Wilson Hall are approximately 16′ long by 11′ wide and are 184 square feet.
  • ​The windows in Wilson Hall are 69.5″ wide by 49.5″ long. Curtains/curtain rods are not provided.
  • Beds
    • Wilson mattresses require regular twin sheets.
    • There is 11.75″ of clearance under the bed for storage
    • Purchasing bed risers will increase under bed storage.
  • Desks – Each desk has a surface area that is 36″ wide by 20″ deep. There is one drawer and two selves in each desk. The total storage area of the desk is approximately 3 cubic feet.
  • Dressers – Wilson dressers are built in units that are approximately 4′ tall and serve as a counter space in front of the room’s vanity mirror. Each dresser has 4 drawers resulting in approximately 4 cubic feet of storage space.
  • Closets – Each room has two large built in closets that have a shelve, rod for hanging clothes, and cubbies for storage. The overall storage area in each closet is approximately 45 cubic feet.

North and South Tower

North and South Tower house approximately 330 residents in each building. Tower rooms are normally arranged with two beds per room and two rooms to a suite. Each suite contains a bathroom, foyer (with a sink), and a storage closet shared by all members. South Tower houses men and North Tower houses women. The two structures share a large lounge area with pool tables and ping pong tables. This lounge also connects the buildings to the Fitness Center. Each Tower has a TV Lounge with surround sound, laundry facilities, public kitchen, and 18 private study areas. Several suites were also updated to be more accessible, and possess sensors for those who are hearing or vision impaired.

An extensive renovation was completed in 2017 of both towers. The buildings received new roofs, new energy efficient exterior paneling, storefront doors, increased number of air-conditioned public spaces and private study rooms, wireless internet throughout the building and new LAN cables. The suites were updated, with every bathroom receiving new tile, shower, mirrors with vanity lighting, and bathroom sink. Each foyer was repainted, received new flooring, new cabinets, sink, mirror, and vanity lighting. Every room was repainted and received new carpet, windows, and AC units.

Rooms in each tower have two adjustable height twin extra-long beds, two desks, two chairs, two dressers, two wardrobes, and five receptacles with ten outlets.

Blueprint of suites in the Towers Residence Halls

  • Each B and C room is approximately 15′ long by 11.5′ wide and are 175 square feet
  • Bathrooms are approximately 4.5′ long by 4.5′ wide.
  • The shower is approximately 3′ long by 3′ foot wide.
  • The foyer closet is approximately 8′ long by 5′ wide.
  • The foyer itself is approximately 8′ long by 5′ wide
  • The total suite is approximately 455 square feet.
  • The windows in North and South Tower are 42.25″ wide by 69″ long. A sheer curtain and two curtain rods are provided in each room.

All of the furniture in towers rooms are movable. This allows students to rearrange the room to suit their personal taste. All furniture must remain in the suite.

  • Beds
    • Towers mattresses are size twin XL
    • Beds are adjustable in height. At highest setting, there is 30″ on clearance under the bed frame.
  • Dressers – Each dresser is 4′ tall and has 5 drawers consisting approximately 7 cubic feet of storage.
  • Wardrobe – Each wardrobe is 6′ tall and has one shelf and rod for hanging clothes. The total storage space in the wardrobe is approximately 19 cubic feet.
  • Desks – Each desk has a surface area that is 42″ wide by 24″ deep. There are 4 drawers total creating approximately 2.75 cubic fee of storage.