The university opened Alderman Residence Hall in 1937, paying for its construction in part with funds from the New Deal’s Public Works Administration. Edwin Alderman served as university president from 1896 to 1900.
Learn more about this building
- Year Built: 1937
- Hall Population: 102
- Elevator: Yes
- Fire Safety: Smoke detectors, alarms and sprinkler system
- Resident Advisors: 3
- Amenities: study rooms, kitchen and ice machine, laundry, TV room, lounges, recreation room, vending machines
- Laundry: Alderman Basement
- For Facility Updates please visit our webpage for all completed residence hall facility projects.
- Average Room Measurements: 12' x 16'
- Window Measurements: 74" x 57"
- Window Coverings: Horizontal blinds
- Air-Conditioning: Central HVAC
- Furniture: Movable dressers, desks and study chairs. Movable beds may be bunked or lofted; no self-built lofts permitted.
- Closet: Closet with door
- Mattress Size: 80" long, 36" wide, 6" deep
DID YOU KNOW? Fun Facts About Alderman:
- Less than a minute walk to Franklin Street
- Across the street from Spencer Packaging Center
- There is a piano in the lobby
- The front porch is beautiful and has rocking chairs
- Across from the Coker Arboretum (a nice study spot, place to relax, etc.)