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Joe E. Berry Hall

BerryBerry Residence Hall is a six story co-ed building at the corner of Calhoun and St. Philip Streets. Constructed in 1988 and renovated in 2003, Berry Hall features numerous community spaces and laundry rooms on each floor.  Berry Hall is arranged with all suites opening to inside corridors.  Each suite consists of 2-3 bedrooms, 1-2 bathrooms and 1 living room with kitchenette and are shared by 4-6 students.  Floors 1-3 are for Honors College students and are by invitation only. Berry is air conditioned, has IPTV and WiFi along with a 24-hour information/security desk.

Berry Hall also houses City Bistro which, is one of two residential all-you-care-to-eat dining hall. With 7 stations, this facility offers an upscale rotating menu, consisting of items such as delicious seafood, brick-oven baked pizzas, and gourmet burgers. Located in the heart of the City Bistro is a fresh salad bar stocked with an array of local produce as well as a build-your-own deli sandwich station. And don't miss the Simple Selections station's allergen-friendly servings.

Room Amenities and Dimensions

  • Room dimensions vary according to specific location, but 90% of the rooms are L shaped with the main area (containing the beds and desks) measuring about 10' x 10' and the long strip (containing the wardrobe cabinets) is about 5' x 10'. Some rooms are slightly larger. Typically, there are 4’ of aisle space between the beds. A standard 3' x 5' rug easily fits and a 5' x 8' rug fits when the edges are under the beds.
  • Metal frame beds, 36” wide x 80" long with 12 1/4" clearance underneath. Reinforced plastic risers are the only permitted method to increase the clearance (by about 6 inches). These beds accept only "twin-long" sheets.
  • Wardrobe cabinet, 36” wide x 24” deep x 72” high. The bottom portion of the unit contains 2 drawers (36" wide x 24" deep). Wardrobe cabinets are equipped with a “hasp” that allows students to lock the wardrobes (but not drawers) with their own padlock.
  • Desk, 36” wide x 27” deep x 30” high. All desks have a retractable keyboard and mouse surface with rear storage and a desk chair.
  • One window, variable in size according to floor. 1st floor windows are 66 1/2" wide x 65" high. 2nd, 3rd and 4th floor windows are 26 1/2" wide x 65" high. 5th and 6th floor windows are 26 1/2" wide x 54" high. All windows are covered by 2" plantation blinds.

Meet the Berry Staff!