Jan 28, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Residential Life


Residential Life

The Office of Residential Life realizes the positive influence that living arrangements can have on a student’s life and education. We feel the decision to live in University housing will provide additional opportunities for personal growth, educational development, connectedness, and leadership experiences. Studies consistently show that students living in the residence halls have higher grade point averages with lower dropout rates and are involved in more campus activities than those living at home or off campus.

Tennessee Tech has ten residence halls; one for men, one for women and eight co-educational halls accommodating approximately 2,300 students.  Each residence hall is supported by a Hall Director, a live in professional staff member, and between 9 and 12 Resident Assistants (RAs), upper class students hired to provide support, guidance and community development on each of the floors. Each residence hall entry is secured by electronic card access, with only assigned residents and staff being allowed entrance. Note: (from 2013-2020) all traditional residence halls have been totally renovated.

Crawford Hall Crawford Village – all female Browning/Evins Halls Men’s Village – all male
Maddux/McCord Halls Engineering Village – coed Cooper/Dunn Halls

houses about 200 residents in a traditional residence hall setting.  Cooper/Dunn closed for the 2019-20 academic year for a total renovation, re-opening in August 2020.

MS Cooper/Pinkerton Halls Global Village – coed Ellington/Warf Halls Arts & Media Village - coed
Jobe Hall

a co-ed traditional residence hall housing about 130 residents.  Jobe Hall is open to any resident.   Contact the Office of Residential Life for specific information.

   
Murphy Hall 

Honors Specialty Hall – coed
Business and Honors will be combined in Jobe Hall for the fall 2015, due to hall removations.

   
New Hall North  The Tree House - Environmental Village – coed    
New Hall South  The Service Station - Service Village - coed    

 

Living-Learning Villages

The Village concept was conceived to create smaller, more personal groups within the larger university, to enhance student-faculty interaction beyond the classroom and to enhance positive student connections within the University. Each Village is organized around a common theme which is supported by a Faculty Head and Hall Director, working together with the Residential Life staff and the Village residents.

New Hall North

“Treehouse” Environmental Village

New Hall North houses 238 co-ed residents offering both double and single rooms with private baths. Additional amenities include: a great room for residents to gather on each floor, laundry rooms on each of the upper floors, as well as three study rooms centrally located within the hall. Also housed in New Hall North is the Environmental Village, including the Faculty Head office. As a part of the “Treehouse” there are a number of activities and programs scheduled throughout the academic year supporting environmental issues and additional opportunities for interaction and connection to the campus community. New Hall North is available to all students with selected rooms held for new, incoming freshman residents.  Contact the Office of Residential Life for specific information.

Attached to New Hall North is the sorority wing; housing chapter rooms for five campus sororities, the classroom for the Tree House, “The Perch” (grill and convenience store), and a  recreation area - both located on the first floor.

New Hall South

“The Service Station” Service Village

New Hall South houses 358 co-ed residents, offers double rooms with private bathrooms. Additional amenities include: an atrium lounge that includes a large screen television and a ping pong table, four study rooms located throughout the hall as well as a classroom on the fourth floor. Also housed in New Hall South is the Service Village including the Faculty Head office. As a part of “The Service Station” there are a number of activities and programs scheduled throughout the academic year supporting service opportunities and additional chances for interaction and connection to the campus community. New Hall South is available to all students with selected rooms held for new, incoming freshman residents.   Contact the Office of Residential Life for specific information. 

Maddux/McCord Hall

Engineering Village

Maddux/McCord Hall, a co-educational traditional residence hall, housing about 250 residents is available for students majoring in any discipline within the College of Engineering. The Engineering Village offers additional support for engineering students; tutors hired especially to provide direct academic support for engineering students, a tutoring lab, a computer lab specially equipped with engineering programs, a classroom, two kitchens, study lounges and the Faculty Head office. As a part of the Engineering Village, there are a number of activities and programs scheduled throughout the academic year geared towards students talking engineering classes. Also housed in McCord Hall is the 20/20 Market, a convenience store and Papa John’s pizza. Contact the Office of Residential Life or the Basic Engineering Program for specific information.

Crawford Hall

Women’s Village

A women’s residence hall housing approximately 200 residents. In addition to the normal traditional hall amenities, also housed in Crawford Hall is the Faculty Head office, a kitchen, study rooms and a classroom for the Women’s Village. As a part of the Women’s Village program, there are a number of activities and events scheduled throughout the academic year selected to support women on a college campus. Contact the Office of Residential Life for specific information.

Murphy Hall

Honors Hall

Murphy Hall, a co-educational traditional residence hall, housing about 120 residents, is available for students accepted in the Honors program. All Murphy residents must be approved by TTU’s Honors Program to reside in the Honor’s Village. Included in the Honors Village is a multipurpose room, study rooms, a library, a kitchen as well as a Faculty Office for the Honors Village. Contact the Office of Residential Life or the Honors Department for specific information.

Ellington/Warf Hall

Arts & Media Village

Ellington/Warf Hall, a traditional co-educational residence hall housing approximately 190 residents. In addition to the normal traditional hall amenities, also housed in the Arts & Media Village is the Faculty Head office, a media room, kitchen, study rooms and a classroom for the Village.    Contact the Office of Residential Life for specific information.

MS Cooper/Pinkerton Hall

Global Village

MS Cooper/Pinkerton Hall, a co-educational residence hall, housing about 175 residents, is available for International and American residents, wishing to live together in an international environment.  American and International residents are paired together as roommates. Contact the Office of Residential Life or the Office of International Education for specific information.

Browning/Evins Hall

Men’s Village - “The Cave”

Browning/Evins Hall; “The Cave” - the Men’s Village, a residence hall housing approximately 250 male residents. In addition to the normal traditional hall amenities, also housed in The Cave is the Faculty Head office, a kitchen, study rooms and a classroom for the Men’s Village. Contact the Office of residential Life for specific information.

Specialty Housing

In addition to our Living Learning Villages we also have 2 specialty housing areas: Honors Program located in Murphy Hall. Jobe Hall provides support for business majors. In specialty housing, the Residential Life staff along with program mentors will provide opportunities for students to assist one another, both academically and personally. Activities include faculty involvement programs, study groups, technology resources and academic support programs. These specialty areas are anticipated to become the Entrepreneurial Village, TBA.  Jobe Hall will re-open the fall 2015 and Murphy Hall spring 2016; new amenities will including all new; furniture, HVAC, doors, flooring, paint, hallway carpet and updated lounge and bathrooms.

Tech Village Apartments

There are 228 newly renovated 1 & 2 bedroom apartments for all students as well as students married or single with children, graduate students, and faculty/staff. Included in Tech Village is a community Center with pool and ping-pong tables, a computer lab, laundry building as well as the Campus Food Pantry.  Contact the Office of Residential Life for specific information.

Additional benefits of Campus Living

Each residence hall and apartments may vary somewhat in the amenities offered, but they all include cable, local phone service, “free” laundry, and RESNET (internet service). All are tobacco free. To view the amenities chart or to apply for campus housing visit our web site at www.tntech.edu/reslife. The web site is full of information, including the campus housing handbook, Guide for Successful Living and a Frequently Asked Questions section. However, if you still find yourself in need of additional information, you can contact us at either reslife@tntech.edu or (931) 372-3548. 

If you are interested in living in one of the Villages or any of the other halls, you may make your request on the housing application, on line at: www.tntech.edu/reslife/applications/.