Residence Life & Housing
Benefits of living on Piedmont’s campus:
- Gives students eligibility to receive scholarships
- Gives students eligibility to participate in sports
- After freshman year resident students may have a private room (suite-style which means you share a bathroom with one other person). Only Getman-Babcock residence hall has a community style hall.
- Variety of room layouts from residence hall to residence hall
- Residence Life involvement – you get to know your neighbors, Resident Assistants and Resident Director easily.
- All rooms come with a twin bed, blinds, AC/heat, cable, Internet connection, large refrigerators, and access to microwaves.
- Free laundry in every building
- Secure, locked buildings 24/7
- Great locations to get to class, dining hall, and campus events
All residence hall rooms come with Wi-Fi, a twin bed, blinds, AC/heat, cable, Internet connection, large refrigerators, and microwaves. Additionally, students have access to free laundry facilities in every building.
• Getman-Babcock (G-B): G-B is the freshman women residence hall and is closest to main campus. Students live two in a room and share a bathroom with one other room. Rooms come with refrigerators and residents have access to a microwave. One hall in G-B is “community style,” There is a lobby with a big-screen television and a game room with pool, air hockey, and ping pong tables.
• Purcell: Freshman and sophomore residence hall. Two students share a room their first year and share a bathroom with another room. Upon receiving sophomore status, students may receive their own room. There are common rooms and a game room, as well as a large laundry room.
• Swanson & Johnson: These residence halls are set up with a common room with a refrigerator and a microwave. Off of the common room is a bathroom and two private bedrooms. Residents have access to a laundry room in the building.
• Wallace: Wallace is two stories, with two rooms sharing a bathroom. There are common rooms, a laundry room, and a lobby with a big screen television.
• Mayflower: Mayflower is across from the Johnny Mize Athletic Center and provides housing for upperclassmen. Rooms are accessed from the outside, not through hallways. One person occupies a room, and two rooms share a bathroom. There are common areas and a laundry facility for residents. There are three floors and elevator access is available.
• Ipswich: Ipswich is Piedmont's newest dorm for upperclassmen. Each suite has four bedrooms with private bathrooms. There is a common room in each suite and a kitchenette area. The dorm has a small exercise room, study area, laundry room, and a large meeting room with a big screen television and a pool/ping pong combination table. There are three floors with elevator access. Two of the bedrooms come with one bed, one desk, and one dresser. Two come with two bunk-able beds, two desks, and two dressers. All four rooms are currently single occupancy. The common room comes with a couch, sofa, two end tables, a large dining room table, and six dining chairs. The kitchenette area includes a microwave and refrigerator.
Resident Life Student Staff
Resident Assistants: There is one RA per hall or residence hall depeding on the dorm. They are there to help assist residents with anything from roommate issues, enforcement of rules and personal issues. They will hold meetings, get to know the residents, and have events to build friendships.
Resident Directors: There are resident directors who oversee each Resident Hall. They help with placement of students, hold meetings a couple times a semester, and help keep the dorms safe for everyone.