In This Section:
- Residence Life
- Why "Residence Hall" and not "Dorm?"
- The Residency Requirement
- Mission Statement
- Room and Board Prices
- Residence Life Application
- Residence Halls
- Residence Life Staff
- Resident Assistant Jobs
- Important Dates for Residence Life
- Residence Hall Policies, Procedures and Structure
- Room Selection Process
- Linens Program
- Student ID Card
All Cumberland University Residence Halls Include:
- Residence Life Coordinator living in each hall
- Laundry facilities | Vending machines
- RAs on each floor
- Locked front doors, only accessible to building residents
- Bunkable/loftable beds with extra long mattresses
- Desk and chair
- Dresser & closet
- Connection to campus wireless network
- Smoke detector, mini-blinds & cable TV connection
- Non-smoking policy
- Air-conditioning and heating
First-Year Halls Also Include:
- Double-occupancy rooms and a limited number of single-occupancy rooms
- Front desk coverage in the evenings
- Two Resident Assistants per floor
- Limited visitation hours
- Tile floors
Upperclass Halls Also Include:
- Less Limited visitation hours
- One Resident Assistant per quad
Cumberland University offers accommodations on campus for single undergraduate and graduate students of any age; but family housing options are restricted to graduate-level or full-time residence life staff serving as residence life coordinator. Our residence halls range in style from historic to modern and range in size from small to large. Also, several halls have academic or featured communities for those looking to broaden their horizons.
Commons Village I & II
The Commons Village Complexes are for students who are at sophomore status or above. This complex has four quads that each house four suites. Each suite features accommodations for six suite-mates with a private bedroom for each. Two residents share one bathroom. The suite has a common area downstairs to be used as a living room or gathering place for residents.
Edward Potter Hall
Edward Potter Hall is the primary housing facility for all first-year male Cumberland students. Edward Potter is a traditional-style residence hall with one bathroom on each hallway. There is one main entrance that opens up to a common lobby for the entire building. The lobby is equipped with comfortable seating, a television and a table and chairs.
Justin Potter Hall
Justin Potter Hall is the primary housing facility for all first-year female Cumberland students. Justin Potter is a traditional-style residence hall with one community bathroom on each hallway. There is one main entrance that opens up to a common lobby for the entire building. The lobby is equipped with comfortable seating. a television, and a table and chairs.
In Spring 2012, Cumberland University opened a new four-story, 152-bed residence hall. South Hall is for students who are at sophomore status or above. This hall will be a co-educational facility divided by floors. Along with card access to the building for its residents, South Hall will feature card swipe access to the residential portions of each floor. Each floor will feature a large common room with television and comfortable seating. Additionally, the upper three floors will have dedicated study rooms, vending areas, and video monitored laundry facilities. In the residential areas, South Hall will feature four-person suites with double bedrooms and a shared bathroom facility.