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Old East

Hall Information

Building Address:
Old East Residence Hall
203 E. Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Building Number: 114


Kenan Community
Location: North Campus
Hall Gender: coed
Room Types:
Corridor-Style Single
Corridor-Style Double

The first building constructed to house America's first state university. The cornerstone was laid on October 12, 1793. The building was declared a national Historic Landmark in 1966. Today, a renovated Old East houses students as a residence hall.

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Hall Details

  • Year Built: 1795
  • Hall Population: 67
  • Elevator: Yes
  • Fire Safety: Smoke detectors, alarms and sprinkler system
  • Resident Advisors: 2
  • Amenities: study rooms, kitchen and ice machine, laundry, TV room, lounges, vending machines
  • Laundry: Old West 1st floor
  • For Facility Updates please visit our webpage for all completed residence hall facility projects.

Room Details

  • Average Room Measurements: 12' x 14'
  • Window Measurements: First Floor: 84" x 44", Second Floor: 64" X 44", Third Floor: 56" X 44"
  • Window Coverings: Horizontal blinds
  • Air-Conditioning: Central A/C in all rooms
  • 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
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