New Residence Hall Community
January 14, 2004
ARCHITECT: Brackett-Krennerich and
Associates, P.A., Jonesboro,
Shell Construction Company, Little
DESIGN CONSULTANT: BOKA
LOCATION: Located on northeast
part of ASU-Jonesboro campus (along Danner Street
Road and University Loop) on approximately 14
new residence hall complex will be home to 840 upper-class students.
five three-story residential buildings, a multipurpose building with
meeting rooms, offices, and laundry facilities, and parking.
will reside in four-bedroom suites that include two bathrooms, a living
room, and a small kitchenette.
include all single occupancy bedrooms, fully furnished suites, high speed
internet connections in each bedroom, wireless internet access, and all
utilities (including local phone and cable) inclusive within rent.
the new residence hall complex will replace the capacities of
Towers and Delta Hall
(recently razed), the new facility also will facilitate reconfiguration of
the assignments process for students.
- The new residence hall complex will house
both men and women who have completed at least one year of college. First
year college students will be assigned to Arkansas Hall, Kays Hall, and
University Hall. This change will better
serve the needs of first-year students to make the transition to living on
a college campus, as well as improving the overall academic success rate
of our on-campus student population.
floors in the residential buildings may be coeducational, residents
occupying the bedrooms in any suite must be the same gender.
project is being funded through a $26,500,000 bond issue. The bonds were jointly sold by Crews and
Associates and Stephens, Inc. The
bonds will be paid with rent collected from students residing in the
subcontractors and suppliers are: RGB Electrical, RGB Mechanical, Ditta Door, Holmes Tile, Meadows Construction, The
Acoustical Group, R & G Masonry, Master Cabinet & Truss, Bartons, and Northeast Arkansas Glass.
opening date: Fall 2006.
-- Information provided
by Dr. Rick Stripling, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs