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Hall Information

Building Address:
Avery Residence Hall
295 Ridge Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Building Number: 101


Parker Community
Location: Mid-Campus
Hall Gender: coed
Room Types:
Suite-Style Double

Avery Residence Hall was named for William Waightstill Avery, who graduated first in his class in 1837. He became a lawyer and served in both the State House of Commons and the State Senate, of which he was speaker in 1856-57. He was a member of the board of trustees from 1850 until his death.

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Hall Details

  • Year Built: 1958, renovated in 2013
  • Hall Population: 226
  • Elevator: No
  • Fire Safety: Smoke detectors, alarms and sprinkler system
  • Resident Advisors: 4
  • Amenities: Study rooms, kitchen and ice machine, laundry, TV room, mailboxes in Parker, lounges, basketball court, vending machines, CCI print station in Parker
  • Laundry: Avery Basement
  • For Facility Updates please visit our webpage for all completed residence hall facility projects.

Room Details

  • Average Room Measurements: Front Rooms: 12' x 13'; Back Rooms: 10' x 15'
  • Window Measurements: 60" x 46"
  • Window Coverings: Wood-look, wide-slat blinds
  • Air-Conditioning: Window units in all rooms
  • Furniture: 1 shared dresser (4 drawers and 2 small drawers), 2 desks, 2 desk chairs, 2 twin beds with twin XL mattresses (beds may be bunked or lofted; no self-built lofts permitted)
  • Closet: Built-in, no doors
  • Mattress Size: 80" long, 36" wide, 6" deep. Requires twin XL sheets.
  • Bathroom: Suite bathrooms have 1 toilet, 2 sinks, 1 shower.

DID YOU KNOW? Fun Facts About Avery:

  • Social atmosphere of mid-campus
  • High concentration of sophomore students
  • Equidistant from Chase and Lenoir, so students can choose where to eat
  • There is a balcony that overlooks the soccer field
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