Research indicates that first time college students are more successful if they live on campus, and we believe our residence halls provide you the opportunity to interact with students you might otherwise never know. Living on campus also provides you with opportunities to participate in activities and make important connections that can dramatically enhance your education. University of Jamestown offers several on-campus housing options for our students.
Students will be placed based on a first come basis (deposit received/housing contract received).
First Year students can choose between:
Watson Hall: Honors Building $3750/year. Requirements for Watson Hall include: Valedictorian Scholarship, Salutatorian Scholarship, Distinguished Scholarship, or Wilson Scholarship. Must maintain the requirements of their scholarship to remain in Watson Hall for sophomore year.
Kroeze Hall: $2,850/year
Upper-class students can choose between:
Seibold Hall: $3,200/year
Prentice Hall: $3,200/year
Wilson Hall: $3,200/year
Nierling Hall (married students, students with children, and senior students credit-wise): $3,200/year
Watson Honors: $3,750/year. Must be a sophomore credit-wise and have a 3.0 GPA. In addition, must not have a campus discipline issue for one academic year.
Campus Apartments/University Apartments: $3,200/year. 4/room or 3/room. Requires average cumulative 3.0 GPA for all roommates and no discipline issues for one academic year.
Liechty Apartments and University Apartments
The Liechty Apartment, located across the street from campus at 906 8th Avenue NE, is designated for seniors and juniors (based on credits). Roommates living in this building must have a combined average 3.0 GPA or higher and must not have a campus discipline issue for one year. The apartment is a co-ed facility sleeping four students per apartment. Each apartment features two bedrooms and one bathroom as well as a living room, kitchen, and dining room. Provided are beds, desks, dressers, and a table with chairs. The apartments also feature a dish washer. A free laundry facility can be found in the lower level of the apartment building. The Liechty and University Apartments are open for students over semester break. In addition, it is used for summer housing based on availability.
Room measurementsSmall bedroom: 12 X 12 (with closet)Large bedroom: 12 X 15 (with closet)792 total square feet for apartment
Kroeze Hall is traditionally a first year student residence hall. The hall was built in 1957 and in named after Dr. Barend Kroeze, President of Jamestown College from 1909 to 1946. It features a unique architectural style with rooms framing an inner courtyard. Kroeze provides housing for 214 students with males on the first floor, females on the second floor and lower E floor. Kroeze rooms feature extra long twin size beds. Computers and networked printers are located in the small lounges throughout Kroeze Hall.The hall is divided into 10 smaller sections with a lounge, free washer and dryer, and bath area for each section. In addition to the 10 smaller lounges, Kroeze’s main lounge is a regular site for campus programming weekly. Kroeze main lounge features a gas burning fireplace, large flat screen TV, grand piano, pop machine, and living room furniture. Kroeze also features a kitchen for student use.Kroeze provides a resident assistant in each section as well as a Resident Director and Assistant Resident Director for the building.Room measurementsRooms: 9 ft. 5 in. x 15 ft. 6 in.Windows: 89 in. x 44 in. – mini-blinds are already hung
Nierling Hall is traditionally designated for married students, students with children, and senior housing (based on credits). It is a co-ed residence hall. Built in 1967, the building is named after the Nierling family for their long-time dedication to and support of University of Jamestown. The hall features suite-style living in 15 units each consisting of a kitchen, full bath and living quarters for two residents. Nierling Hall is air conditioned. The room features two extra-long twin beds, two dressers, two desks, and a table and chairs. The apartments are carpeted. Nierling Hall also features a computer lab and free laundry facilities on second and third floors.Nierling Hall is open for students over semester break. In addition, it is used for summer housing based on availability. Nierling Hall provides a Resident Director for the building. The hall also houses a guest room that may be reserved in advance with the Nierling Resident Director.
Room measurementsKitchen: 7 ft. x 9 ft.Living room: 13 ft. x 9 ft.Bedroom: 9 ft. x 19 ft.Bathroom: 5 ft. x 7 ft.Windows: 50 in. x 61 in. – mini-blinds are already hung
Prentice Hall is traditionally designated for upper class male and female students.Prentice Hall, built in 1994, is our newest residence and is named after Edith (Hochhalter) ’55 and the late Keith ’54 Prentice, long term supporters of University of Jamestown. Prentice combines a traditional architectural style with contemporary suite-style living.The three-story brick building contains about 44,000 square feet and houses 152 students. Each living unit houses four students and includes two bedrooms, a living area, and a full bath. Each bedroom contains two desks, two dressers, two closets, and two extra-long twin beds that may be bunked or separated. Prentice rooms are carpeted. The building also houses study rooms and a computer lab. Free laundry facilities are located on the first floor.The updated Prentice Lounge, located at the front entrance of the building, features a grand piano, study furniture, and an adjacent kitchen for student use. It is a ideal location for campus programming and meetings.Prentice Hall provides resident assistants as well as an Assistant Resident Director and Resident Director for the building. The building is air conditioned.
Room measurementsBedrooms: 9 ft. 8 in. x 20 ft. 3 in.Living room: 11 ft. 6 in. by 15 ft. 3 in.Windows: 48 in. x 48 in. – mini-blinds are already hung
Seibold Hall is traditionally an upperclassman residence hall. Built in 1991, the building is named after significant benefactors, Marvin ’56 and Helen Seibold. Seibold Hall provides modern conveniences in a structure designed to blend with the traditional architectural style and character of the campus. Seibold Hall houses 117 male and female students. The three-story brick building features mostly double rooms and a few singles, computer labs, and six recently updated student lounges. The main two story entry lounge features an oak-mantled fireplace, a grand piano, a large television, living room furniture, and a conference room.The rooms include built-in desks and counter, two dressers, two closets, and extra-long twin beds that may be used bunked or separated. Seibold rooms are carpeted. Free laundry facilities are found on first floor. The building is air conditioned.Seibold Hall provides resident assistants as well as a Resident Director and Assistant Resident Director for the building.
Room measurementsRooms: 13 ft. 2 in. x 17 ft. 9 in.Single Room: 10 ft. x 10 ft.Windows: 58 in. x 46 1/2 in. – mini-blinds are already hung
Now an honors first year and sophomore building (Valedictorian Scholarship, Salutatorian Scholarship, Distinguished Scholarship, or Wilson Scholarship), Watson Hall was built in 1931 and is our oldest student residence hall. Newly remodeled (2013-14), it offers suite-style housing. Each four-person unit includes two bedrooms and a living area. Each floor has two recently remodeled bathroom and shower facilities. Watson provides housing for 78 female and male students. Watson rooms feature extra long twin size beds. Westley Commons on the first floor provides a unique place to gather or study and features a gas fireplace. The kitchen, also on the first floor, is available for student use. Free laundry facilities are found on second floor. Computers are found in the second and third floor lounges. Networked printers are located in the first, second, and third floor lounges.Watson Hall provides resident assistants on each floor as well as a Resident Director and Assistant Resident Director for the building. The building is air-conditioned.Room measurementsRoom: 12 ft. x 12 ft. (approximate, rooms vary in size)Windows: 58 in. long x 63 in. wide – mini-blinds are already hung
Wilson Hall is traditionally designated for upper class male and female students. Built in 1967, the building is named after John Wilson, a 1926 graduate, former Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and generous supporter of University of Jamestown. The residence hall features suite-style living and has rooms designed to accommodate four students, with housing for 62 men and women. Each suite is carpeted and has two bedrooms, a full bath, and living room. The room features four twin-size beds that can be bunked, four dressers, and four desks. Wilson hall is air conditioned. Wilson Hall has a TV lounge on the main floor with a computer lab and a small kitchen with a microwave and stove for student use. Free laundry facilities are located on second and third floor.Wilson Hall provides an Assistant Resident Director and a resident assistant for the building with assistance from the Nierling Resident Director.
Room measurementsBedrooms: 19 ft. 6 in. x 8 ft. 10 in.Living room: 13 ft. 11 in. x 9 ft. 6 in.Windows: 50 in. x 61 in. – mini-blinds are already hung