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
- Commuter Meal Plans
All Cumberland University Residence Halls Include:
Residence Life Coordinator living in each hall
Laundry facilities | Vending machines
RAs on each floor or quad
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
Air-conditioning and heating
Limited number of single-occupancy rooms
Resident Assistant on duty each evening
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.
Howell E. Jackson & Horace H. Lurton Halls
Named after alumni and former US Supreme Court Justices, Jackson & Lurton Halls (formerly Commons Village I & II respectively) 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 shared between two residents. 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.
Opened in 2012, South Hall is a four-story, 152-bed residence hall. South Hall is for students who are at sophomore status or above. A co-educational facility divided by floors, this building features keyless proximity entrance to the main building and assigned floors, a large common room with television and comfortable seating on each floor, dedicated study rooms, vending areas, and video monitored laundry facilities. South Hall features four-person suites with double bedrooms and a shared bathroom facility.