Evergreen Hall, home to approximately 100 female students, is largely designed in a semitraditional residence hall style (two adjacent rooms housing two students each with one bathroom in between). Some of the larger Evergreen rooms house 3 students per room. For students wanting to suite with another set of roommates or just have their bathroom close by, Evergreen is ideal. Located in the Beeson Woods section of campus, with winding tree lined sidewalks and charming bridges, Evergreen is a short scenic stroll from Central Campus. It sits among the trees in what is arguably the most beautiful residential section of campus. Bedrooms conveniently feature a sink and mirror in each room outside the bathroom. Study room with TV, laundry and kitchen facilities are located on the lowest floor. Residents can check out games in the office for recreation.
Bedrooms contain for each student:
- twin bed
- chest of drawers
Residents share laundry facilities, kitchen and a large study room located on the lowest floor.
All buildings in Beeson Woods except Evergreen Hall are made up of 10 suites, each home to four students. Each suite contains 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a living room or common area with a kitchenette. Residents share laundry facilities and a stove/oven located on the lowest floor of each building.
Bedrooms contain for each student:
- twin bed
- chest of drawers
Living area contains a seating area with tables and a dining table with chairs.
Each kitchenette contains:
- full-size refrigerator
- small sink
- and upper and lower cabinets for storage
Residents share laundry facilities and a stove/oven located on the lowest floor of each building.
John D. Pittman Hall
Pittman Hall is the most centrally located residence hall. With 84 rooms and 158 residents, Pittman is a tight-knit community. The Residence Life staff strives to keep Pittman a place where "everybody knows your name". Pittman is a unique living experience on Samford's campus with many enthusiastic freshmen and a few mature upperclassmen.
Pittman offers heating and air-conditioning in all rooms, and every room has at least one window. Each resident has her own desk, chair, chest, twin bed, and wireless Internet. The majority of Pittman rooms have suite bathrooms (bathroom shared by two rooms), but the 4th floor rooms are served by a community bath. Pittman's lobby is the activity hub of the residence hall with a TV, DVD player, and lounge area. The kitchen is located on the 1st floor, and laundry facilities are located on the 1st and 3rd floors.
Lena Vail Davis Hall
Affectionately called "Vail," Lena Vail Davis Hall is the largest residence hall on campus with 198 rooms and almost 400 residents. Vail construction concluded in 1959 and has undergone numerous renovations since then. Most recently, a kitchen was added. Freshmen women make up the entire resident population of Vail. The halls of Vail are adored by generations of Samford women because of the lifelong friendships formed in the stately building.
Vail is staffed by a Resident Manager, Senior Resident Assistants, and Resident Assistants. The residence hall has a large lobby with a kitchen, areas for snacking, studying, watching TV, and playing pool. Vail is divided into east and west wings with a large laundry room on the first floor of each side. Vail offers heating and air-conditioning in all rooms, and every room has at least one window. Each resident has her own desk, chair, chest, twin bed, and wireless Internet. Most Vail rooms are double occupancy but a limited number of private rooms, three and four person rooms and suites are available. A few rooms have private bathrooms with the majority of Vail served by community bathrooms.
Mamie Mell Smith Hall
Smith Hall is a men's residence hall with 103 rooms and almost 200 residents. Smith houses most of the males of the freshman class. Smith is staffed by a Resident Manager, a Senior Resident Assistant, and Resident Assistants. Smith is known for the great friendships and fun that develops in its halls.
Smith offers heating and air-conditioning in all rooms, and every room has at least one window. Each resident has his own desk, chair, chest, twin bed, and wireless Internet. The majority of Smith rooms have suite bathrooms (bathroom shared by two rooms), but the 4th floor rooms are served by a community bath. Smith's lobby is a great place to play or study with comfortable seating, TV and DVD player, and ping pong table. Laundry facilities are located on each floor.
West Campus provides students the opportunity to live in a well-integrated community offering organizational diversity and quality resident facilities. Students are offered a wide array of programs and activities regularly incorporated into the West Campus living experience by Greek society and Residence Life. Although this area of housing is primarily upperclassmen and Greek, Mountainview provides housing for freshman men and a small number of upperclassmen. Most West Campus rooms are double occupancy with a bathroom. A small number of Mountainview rooms offer triple occupancy with a bathroom. West Campus housing for independent students also includes Theta Alpha and Shelburne Lane halls. Both feature a variety of room options. For students interested in Greek life, fraternities and sororities in this area offer membership. Sororities in West Campus include Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Omicron Pi, Chi Omega, Tri Delta, Phi Mu and Zeta Tau Alpha. Fraternities in West Campus include Sigma Chi and Pi Kappa Phi.
West Village is our newest residential area of campus, and it is home to 300 students. Located in the southwest corner of campus, this area consists of three residence halls – Barbara Drummond Thorne Hall, Building 100, and Building 300 each housing 100 students who are sophomores, juniors, or seniors.
Each apartment/suite accommodates four residents all having his/her own bedroom. The units also contain two bathrooms, a living room, and a kitchen. The bedrooms are furnished with a full-size bed, a dresser, a desk, and a desk chair. The living rooms are also furnished, and the kitchen includes a refrigerator and a stove/oven.
The lobby areas of each building in West Village offer common rooms for residents to meet or study. These rooms are furnished with televisions, sofas, and tables and chairs. Laundry facilities and vending machines are located on the first floor of each building.