Chandler Hall

Chandler Hall

Chandler rooms are arranged in suites with two students to a room. Two suites share a community bath, which is cleaned on a regular basis by housekeeping staff. A limited number of single rooms are also available in Chandler Hall for upperclass students. There are also limited single and double rooms with private bathrooms, which are cleaned by the residents. Chandler also houses Mrs. Greens, Lakeside Express and a computer lab.

Chandler has kitchens with microwaves, study lounge, TV lounge, elevator, student storage and laundry facilities on each floor. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the entire building.

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A typical room in Chandler 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 wardrobes with top storage
  • 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 not air-conditioned
 

Cooling/Heating Instructions

  • This building does not have air conditioning in the resident rooms. However, air conditioning can be enjoyed by all in the main 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.

Room Specs for a Typical Double Room

  • Room Size: 11'8" x 15'5"
  • Window Size: various
  • Ceiling Height: various
 

History

Chandler Hall is named for Wallace L. Chandler of Richmond, a former rector for the JMU Board of Visitors.


Eagle Hall

Eagle Hall

Each floor in Eagle Hall is comprised of three wings with seven double rooms and one wing with six double rooms. Two wings of residents share a bath. Each bath is cleaned by housekeeping staff on a regular basis.

A small kitchen with a microwave is located on each floor and a large fully equipped kitchen is available on the ground floor. A large study lounge is located in the basement. A large TV lounge is on the first floor. The laundry facilities provide 14 washers and 16 dryers. A small number of Eagle rooms are designed for single occupancy. Eagle Hall is equipped with two elevators. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the entire building.

Take a virtual tour of this hall!

A typical room in Eagle 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 wardrobes with top storage
  • 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 not air-conditioned
 

Cooling/Heating Instructions

  • This building does not have air conditioning in the resident rooms. However, air conditioning can be enjoyed by all in the main TV lounge. The heat will not turn on unless the outside air temperature has lowered to a certain point (somewhere in the mid 50s). If the outside air temperature goes above this set point, the heat will turn off.
  • Ways to Beat the Heat!
 

Room Specs

  • Room Size: Double Rooms: 236, 336, 436, 536, 636, 736, & 836 are 13'4" x 11'3"
  • Room Size: All Other Doubles: 15'5" x 9'3"
  • Room Size: Singles: 9'6" x 9'6"
  • Window Size: 4' x 5'8"
  • Ceiling Height: 8'3"
 

History

Eagle Hall was completed in 1970; it was named after Alfred Eagle, former director of guidance, counseling and placement and professor of education.


Shorts Hall

Shorts Hall

Shorts Hall is comprised of four wings where there are six double rooms per wing and each wing shares a common lounge. The two wings share a bath, which is cleaned by housekeeping staff on a regular basis.

Shorts has laundry facilities, a study lounge, elevators and a TV lounge with vending services. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the entire building.

Take a virtual tour of this hall!

A typical room in Shorts 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 wardrobes with top storage
  • 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 not air-conditioned
 

Cooling/Heating Instructions

  • This building does not have air conditioning in the resident rooms. However, air conditioning can be enjoyed by all in the main TV lounge. The heat will not turn on unless the outside air temperature has lowered to a certain point (somewhere in the mid 50s). If the outside air temperature goes above this set point, the heat will turn off.
  • Ways to Beat the Heat!
 

Room Specs for a Typical Double Room

  • Room Size: 11'7" x 15'5"
  • Window Size:4' x 5'9"
  • Ceiling Height: 8'3"
 

History

Shorts Hall, completed in 1968, was named in honor of Clyde P. Shorts, a former professor of education.

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.

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