Ashby Hall

Ashby Hall  

Ashby Hall reflects a traditional design of long open hallways with rooms on either side of the main corridor. Most rooms are arranged in suites with two students to a room and two rooms sharing a bath. Residents are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of their bathroom.

Ashby Hall also has a kitchen facility with microwave oven, vending services, large carpeted study lounges, TV lounge, and laundry facilities.Wireless Internet access is available throughout the entire building.

Take a virtual tour of this hall!

A typical room in Ashby Hall has:

    • Two XL twin loft beds with innerspring mattresses (beds are height adjustable; underneath clearance up to 58")
    • Two built-in closets
    • Two chests of drawers
    • Fluorescent/LED lighting
    • Mini blinds or roller shades
    • Wireless Internet
    • TV cable hookup
    • Tiled floors
    • Drywalls: (push pins and thumb tacks recommended)
    • This building is air-conditioned
 

Cooling/Heating Instructions

    • This building will automatically switch between heating and cooling based on the outside air temperature. The outside temperature will need to be in the mid to low 50s for this change to occur. With this building, it is possible for the heat to be on at night and for cooling to be on during the day.
 

Room Specs for a Typical Double Room

    • Room Size: 14' x 10'
    • Window Size: various
    • Ceiling Height: various
 

History

Ashby Hall construction was completed in 1911. This residence hall was named for Confederate General Turner Ashby who was killed less than two miles east of JMU's campus. It was renovated in 2000.


Converse Hall

Converse Hall

Converse reflects a traditional design of long open hallways with rooms on either side of the main corridor. Most rooms are arranged in suites with two students to a room and two rooms sharing a bath. Residents are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of their bathroom.

Converse Hall also has a kitchen with a microwave oven, vending services, carpeted study lounges, TV lounge, and laundry facilities. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the entire building.

Take a virtual tour of this hall!

A typical room in Converse Hall has:

    • Two XL twin beds with innerspring mattresses (beds are bunkable and height adjustable; underneath clearance: 5" to 28")
    • Two individual desks with chairs
    • Two built-in closets
    • Two chests of drawers
    • Fluorescent/LED lighting
    • Mini blinds or roller shades
    • Wireless Internet
    • TV cable hookup
    • Tiled or hardwood floors
    • Drywalls (push pins or thumb tacks recommended)
    • This building is air-conditioned
 

Cooling/Heating Instructions

    • This building will automatically switch between heating and cooling based on the outside air temperature. The outside temperature will need to be in the mid to low 50s for this change to occur. With this building, it is possible for the heat to be on at night and for cooling to be on during the day.
 

Room Specs for a Typical Double Room

    • Room Size: 10'3" x 16'8"
    • Windows Size: various
    • Ceiling Height: various
 

History

Converse Hall opened in 1935. It was originally known as the Senior Hall and was later renamed to honor former registrar, professor and math department chair, Henry A. Converse. The building was renovated in 2001.


Gifford Hall

Gifford Hall

Gifford Hall reflects a traditional design of long open hallways with rooms on either side of the corridor. Most rooms are arranged in suites with two or three students to a room and two rooms sharing a bath. Residents are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of their bathroom.

Gifford Hall also has a kitchen facility with microwave oven, vending services, study lounges, TV lounge, and laundry facilities. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the entire building.

Take a virtual tour of this hall!

A typical room in Gifford Hall has:

    • Two XL twin beds with innerspring mattresses (beds are bunkable and height adjustable; underneath clearance: 5" to 28")
    • Two individual desks with chairs
    • Two built-in closets
    • Two chests of drawers
    • Fluorescent/LED lighting
    • Mini blinds or roller shades
    • Wireless Internet
    • TV cable hookup
    • Tiled floors
    • Drywalls (push pins and thumb tacks recommended)
    • This building is air-conditioned
 

Cooling/Heating Instructions

    • This building will automatically switch between heating and cooling based on the outside air temperature. The outside temperature will need to be in the mid to low 50s for this change to occur. With this building, it is possible for the heat to be on at night and for cooling to be on during the day.
 

Room Specs

Typical Gifford Double

    • Rooms: 211, 217, 311, 317 are 10'10" x 18'6"
    • All Other Double Rooms: 11'9" x 16'7"
    • Window Size: various
    • Ceiling Height: various
 

Typical Gifford Triple

    • Rooms: 213, 215, 313, 315 are 13'10" x 18'7"
    • All Other Triple Rooms: 12'3" x 23'
    • Window Size: various
    • Ceiling Height: various
 

History

Gifford Hall, named in honor of professor Henry A. Gifford, was opened in 1935, and was renovated in 2002.

Please note that rooms seen in these 360 views do not represent all available spaces on campus. Rooms within the building can vary in size and set-up. Room dimensions are not available for individual rooms. You can find information about furniture included in each room in our Room Contents Key.


Hoffman Hall

Hoffman Hall

Hoffman Hall reflects a traditional design of hallways with rooms on either side of the corridor. Most rooms are arranged in suites with two students to a room and two rooms sharing a bath. Residents are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of their bathroom.

Hoffman Hall also has a kitchen facility with a microwave oven, vending services, study lounges, TV lounge, and laundry facilities. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the entire building.

Take a virtual tour of this hall!

A typical room in Hoffman Hall has:

    • Two XL twin beds with innerspring mattresses (beds are bunkable and height adjustable; underneath clearance: 5" to 28")
    • Two individual desks with chairs
    • Two built-in closets
    • Two chests of drawers
    • Fluorescent/LED lighting
    • Roller shades
    • Wireless Internet
    • TV cable hookup
    • Bamboo wood floors
    • Cinderblock walls (white poster putty or commands strips recommended)
    • This building is air-conditioned
 

Cooling/Heating Instructions

    • This building will automatically switch between heating and cooling based on the outside air temperature. The outside temperature will need to be in the mid to low 50s for this change to occur. With this building, it is possible for the heat to be on at night and for cooling to be on during the day.
 

Room Specs for a Typical Double Room

    • Room Size: 12'5" x 11'6
    • Window Size: various
    • Ceiling Height: various
 

History

Hoffman Hall was completed in 1964 and renovated in 2008. It was named in honor of Margaret Vance Hoffman, a member of the English department faculty for 43 years.


Logan Hall

Logan Hall

Logan reflects a traditional design of long open hallways with rooms on either side of the main corridor. Most rooms are arranged in suites with two students to a room and two rooms sharing a bath. Residents are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of their bathroom.

Logan Hall also has a kitchen facility with microwave oven, vending services, study lounges, TV lounge, and laundry facilities. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the entire building.

Take a virtual tour of this hall!

A typical room in Logan Hall has:

    • Two XL twin loft beds with innerspring mattresses (beds are height adjustable; underneath clearance up to 55")
    • Two individual desks with chairs
    • Two built-in closets
    • Two chests of drawers
    • Fluorescent/LED lighting
    • In room sink
    • Mini blinds or roller shades
    • Wireless Internet
    • TV cable hookup
    • Tiled or hardwood floors
    • Drywalls (push pins or thumb tacks recommended)
    • This building is air-conditioned
 

Cooling/Heating Instructions

    • This building will automatically switch between heating and cooling based on the outside air temperature. The outside temperature will need to be in the mid to low 50s for this change to occur. With this building, it is possible for the heat to be on at night and for cooling to be on during the day.
 

Room Specs for a Typical Double Room

    • Room Size: 11'6" x 13'
    • Window Size: various
    • Ceiling Height: various
 

History

Logan Hall was completed in 1951 and named after Conrad T. Logan, former head of the English department. The building was renovated in 2004.


Spotswood Hall

Spotswood Hall

Spotswood Hall reflects a traditional design of long open hallways with rooms on either side of the main corridor. Most rooms are arranged in suites with two students to a room and two rooms sharing a bath. Students sharing the bath are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of their bathroom.

Spotswood Hall has a kitchen with a microwave oven, vending services, study lounges, TV lounge, and laundry facilities. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the entire building.

Take a virtual tour of this hall!

A typical room in Spotswood Hall has:

    • Two XL twin loft beds with innerspring mattresses (beds are height adjustable; underneath clearance up to 58")
    • Two individual desks with chairs
    • Two built-in closets
    • Two chests of drawers
    • Fluorescent/LED lighting
    • Mini blinds or roller shades
    • Wireless Internet
    • TV cable hookup
    • Carpeted floors
    • Plaster walls (white poster putty recommended)
    • This building is not air-conditioned
 

Cooling/Heating Instructions

    • This building does not have air conditioning, with the exception of the TV Lounge. The heat will be turned on once a year during the fall semester. The decision is based on the weather forecast of consistently cold temperatures over a period of 7-10 days. You may open and close vents on the heaters in your rooms to adjust the heat to your preference.
    • Ways to Beat the Heat!
 

Room Specs for a Typical Double Room

    • Room Size: 11' x 12'
    • Window Size: various
    • Ceiling Height: various
 

History

Spotswood Hall, completed in 1917, was named in honor of Alexander Spotswood, an English Lieutenant Governor of Virginia in the early 1700s.


Wampler Hall

Wampler Hall

Wampler Hall reflects a traditional design of long open hallways with rooms on either side of the main corridor. There are some permanent triple rooms in Wampler Hall. Most rooms are arranged in suites with two students to a room and two rooms sharing a bath. Residents are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of their bathroom.

Wampler Hall also has a kitchen facility with microwave oven, vending services, study lounges, TV lounge, and laundry facilities. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the entire building.

Take a virtual tour of this hall!

A typical room in Wampler Hall has:

    • Two XL twin beds with innerspring mattresses (beds are bunkable and height adjustable; underneath clearance: 5" to 28")
    • Two individual desks with chairs
    • Two built-in closets
    • Two chests of drawers
    • Fluorescent/LED lighting
    • Mini blinds or roller shades
    • Wireless Internet
    • TV cable hookup
    • Tiled floors
    • Cinderblock walls (white poster putty or command strips recommended)
    • This building is air-conditioned
 

Cooling/Heating Instructions

    • This building will automatically switch between heating and cooling based on the outside air temperature. The outside temperature will need to be in the mid to low 50s for this change to occur. With this building, it is possible for the heat to be on at night and for cooling to be on during the day.
 

Room Specs

Typical Wampler Double

    • Room Size: 15'9" x 11'6"
    • Window Size: various
    • Ceiling Height: various
 

Typical Wampler Triple

    • Room Size: 16'9" x 12'6"'
    • Window Size: various
    • Ceiling Height: various
 

History

Wampler Hall was completed in 1994. This hall was named for Charles W. Wampler Jr., former rector of the JMU Board of Visitors.


Wayland Hall

Picture of Wayland Hall

Wayland Hall reflects a corridor design with double occupancy rooms and community bath located on each floor. Each community bath is cleaned by housekeeping staff on a regular basis. Wayland Hall is also home to a living learning community devoted to the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The hall will embody an ethic of environmental responsibility while creating a healthy home for students to pursue excellence in their fields.

The renovated building includes a gallery, music practice rooms, wireless internet access, an art studio and a performance and exhibition room. All aspects of the building were designed to  encourage interaction, foster collaboration and create ample opportunity for exposure to the discipline and joy of the arts.

Take a virtual tour of this hall!

A typical room in Wayland Hall has:

    • Two XL twin loft beds with innerspring mattresses (beds are height adjustable; underneath clearance up to 58")
    • Two individual desks with chairs
    • Two closets
    • Two chests of drawers
    • Fluorescent/LED lighting
    • Roller shades
    • Wireless Internet
    • TV cable hookup
    • Community hall style bath
    • This building is air-conditioned
    • Vinyl floor coverings
    • Cinderblock and/or drywalls
      • Cinderblock walls - white poster putty or command strips recommended
      • Drywalls - push pins or thumb tacks recommended
 

Cooling/Heating Instructions

    • This building will automatically switch between heating and cooling based on the outside air temperature. The outside temperature will need to be in the mid to low 50s for this change to occur. With this building, it is possible for the heat to be on at night and for cooling to be on during the day.
    • Has a maximum set point of 70 degrees in the heating mode and a minimum of 72 degrees in the cooling mode. Will switch from heating to cooling based on the outside air temperature.
 

Room Specs

Typical Wayland Single

    • Room Size: 16' x 7'6"
    • Window Size: various
    • Ceiling Height: various
 

Typical Wayland Double

    • Room Size: 17' x 10'
    • Window Size: various
    • Ceiling Height: various
 

Typical Wayland Triple

    • Room Size: 15' x 16'
    • Window Size: various
    • Ceiling Height: various
 

History

Wayland Hall was completed in 1958. It was named after John W. Wayland, a member of the first faculty and former department head in history and social science. In 2011, Wayland Hall became the first renovated residence hall in the country to receive the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Platinum Award.

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