Information can be found on who your roommate will be in your P.A.W.S account.
Each room has two twin beds, two desks, two closets, dressers, mini blinds and a MicroFridge Unit with the exception of Campbell Suites.
Mattresses are twin size and regular length, 36”x75”x6”.
We do not assign students to single rooms due to space limitations in some of the residence halls; however, if space becomes available during the semester, we will honor requests for single rooms. See your Community Director for further details.
All residence hall rooms are approximately 10′ x 12′.
No, you may not install carpet but you may bring an area rug.
Our Maintenance Department handles all of the painting in the residence halls. If you feel that your room needs painting, inform your Community Director, and he or she will evaluate the room. After evaluating the condition of the room the Community Director will make a request to the Maintenance Department for the room to be painted.
Each student can go to the JSU Website and make a maintenance request. See the Community Director for instructions on how to use the I-Service Desk. If you do not have a computer or if you are unable to use the I-Service desk you may still submit a request for maintenance to the Community Director. Each residence hall has a book Request for Maintenance at the desk. Requests are submitted twice a day or more a day.
The meal membership is required for all students who reside on campus during the academic school year. You may change your meal membership if it does not suit your needs by contacting Food Services. Contact Food Services for further information at (601) 979-0441.
Yes, Internet service is available in all residence hall rooms. Student computers should meet minimum recommended specification.
- CPU 1GHz • RAM 128MB
- Hard Drive 10-GB • Network card (NIC) and RJ-45 cable
- Operating system Windows 2000 or higher
- Up-To-Date anti-virus software
Please note students are responsible for purchase and installations of software on their computers. JSU Support Service Personnel will not work on a student’s computer. Computers must be free of illegal downloads, such as music, movies, etc.
Each room is equipped with cable, including HBO. We do not supply cable cords. You may purchase a cable cord at any discount store.
The front desk is supervised twenty-four hours a day. If you are ill or in need of assistance, call the main desk and a staff member will respond immediately.
Area code (601)
Alexander East Hall 979-2656
Alexander West Hall 979-2658
Campbell Suites South 979-5134
Campbell Suites North 979- 5537
Dixon Hall 979-2691
Transitional Hall 979-6029
Housing Office 979-2326
Campus Police 979-2580
Campus Health Center 979-2260
Report lost keys to the Community Director immediately. The locks must be changed for security reasons.
No for security purposes we will not accept duplicated copy of a room key. How do I change rooms? Each year a time period is set aside to exchange rooms usually one to two weeks after the residence hall opens for the academic year. See your Community Director for details.
Each room has a MicroFridge Unit, a combination microwave and refrigerator. Hot plates, personal refrigerators, microwaves, toaster ovens, electric skillets, grills, etc. are not permitted in the residence halls.
Pets are not allowed in the residence halls.
No, smoking is not allowed in the residence hall.
All residents are charged at a double room rate with the exception of Campbell College Suites. If you do not wish to be charged a single rate you must move to another room (consolidate) or another resident may move into the room with you. We charge students according to the way they live. If there are two people residing in a room, we charge a double room rate. If there is only one person in a room, we charge a single room rate.
No, the residence hall rooms do not have private bathrooms; however, there are community bathrooms on each floor. The cleaning staff is responsible for cleaning the bathrooms but we ask all residents to do their part by cleaning up after themselves.
Yes, we do have suite style residence halls that are designated for upperclassmen. Students are responsible for the cleaning in the suite style residence halls. May I hang mirrors or put locks on my closets doors? No, this will cause damage to the furniture for which you will be fined.
Each student who resides on campus is required to have a post office box. You may obtain your post office box by taking the pink copy of your License Agreement and your registration complete receipt to the Campus Post Office and you will be assigned a post office box.
Packages that are sent by Fed Ex, UPS, Airborne or DHL go directly to our Central Receiving Department. The following address must be used: 1325 Hattiesburg Street Jackson, MS 39217. Please include student’s name (not parent name, middle name or nickname), Residence Hall, and Room Number. Where possible please include a telephone number to reach the student. All packages may be picked up at the Post Office.
Yes, we strongly encourage each student to insure his or her property. Included in our mail outs are insurance brochures from a national insurance company. If you did not received insurance information please contact the Housing Office and we will mail a brochure to you. For Further Information, please contact your Community Director or call the JSU Housing Office at 601-979-2326.