South Russell Hall Information
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Four years following the 1962 completion of "New Hall" the University's Trustees named this women's residence in honor of Willard L. and Stella Wolters Russell in response to their gift of significant acreage near Houston. Both Russells are graduates of Baylor. In 1967 the addition now known as South Russell was added.
- Built-in furniture
- Free Cable TV
- Carpeted hallways & tile in rooms
- Central heat & air
- Community bathrooms on each wing
- Computer access for each occupant
- Mini-blinds on all windows
- One active phone line per room
- Sink in room with countertop and cabinet space
- Standard size twin beds built into wall. Three person rooms have one bunk bed.
- There are two community bathrooms per floor with bathtubs, shower stall, sinks, and toilet stalls.
- There is one large walk-in closet per room shared with roommate(s).
- Closets have hanging bars and a wrap around shelf measuring approximately 68 ½" from the floor and 26" from the ceiling. Larger closets are in the three person rooms.
- Each resident is provided with one high-speed Ethernet data port to connect personal computers to the residential network. For more information on residential technology offerings, please visit http://www.baylor.edu/cll/restech.
- There are 4 dining options in the residence halls (Brooks College, Collins, Memorial, and Penland) and a food court available with declining balance or cash payment options in the Bill Daniel Student Center.
- Java City, located on the garden level of Moody Memorial Library, serves sandwiches and coffee for declining balance or cash payment.
- The Seasons Sushi is located in the North Village Community Center and provides made to order sushi favorites.
- Atrium Cafe in the Baylor Science Building.
- All incoming freshmen are required to purchase a minimum 11-meal plan.
- There is elevator access to each floor.
- All floors are covered with neutral vinyl tile.
- You may bring your own carpet, or you may order carpet during the summer at Collegiate Bed Loft Company. Information about this option will be sent to your home. Your purchased carpet will be in your room and unrolled when you arrive in August; however, if your carpet is larger than the floor space, you will be responsible for cutting it yourself. Carpet tape cannot be used.
- Hallways are carpeted.
- You may check out brooms, mops, and vacuum cleaners from the hall office.
- Each room has a standard twin bed, fitting standard size linens, dresser, desk, chair, and bookshelf for each resident. Furniture is not movable.
- There is approximately 5.5' between the beds if you want to bring additional furniture or floor rugs.
- One of South Russell's unique features is its sinks with countertops and cabinet space for each resident.
- There is also a pegboard (uses 1/8" hooks) and bulletin board for each resident. The pegboard is 47" tall by 77" long and the bulletin board is 26.5" by 34.5".
- The desks measure approximately 23.5" deep by 36" wide.
- Full kitchen facilities are located on each floor with a range, oven, and a full size refrigerator.
- Microwaves are located on the first floor of each residence hall by the front desk. Only approved Microfridges are allowed in student rooms.
- Each room is allowed one small refrigerator, which must be 1.5 amps or less, no more than 36 inches tall, and grounded. You may bring your own, or rent one.
Campus Living & Learning has partnered with Collegiate Concepts, Inc. to provide on-campus residents the option to rent or purchase a MicrofridgeTM. Microfridges are all-in-one units that have a refrigerator, freezer and microwave.
For pricing, or to rent or purchase, please visit Collegiate Concepts' website at http://www.collegefridge.com/Baylor and select Baylor University under Select Your University.
- Residents are encouraged to bring their own pots and pans, as none are provided.
- Laundry facilities are located in the kitchen areas. Laundry costs are $1 each for wash and dry. Students may use quarters or Bear Bucks to operate the machines.
- Irons and ironing boards are not provided. Residents may bring their own.
- Residents may use a power strip with an internal fuse to maximize their outlets.
- Study rooms are located on the 2nd and 3rd floors.
- One telephone line per room is provided.
- Telephone instruments are not provided.
To call long distance students should purchase a calling card.
- Your telephone number will be included with your room assignment information.
- Residents may bring their own televisions. Cable TV is provided (one cable outlet per room).
- Televisions may not be hung from the wall.
- All walls are painted cream. Resident may not paint the walls.
- Posters and pictures may be attached to the walls with white sticky-tack. Colored sticky-tack, nails, screws, and foam tapes are not allowed. Use of these items will result in fines at the end of the school year.
- Curtains are best hung on tension rods inside the windows or on small rods held by "S" hooks that fit into the wall crevice above the window.
- Mini-blinds are on all windows and must remain in place.