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Residence Halls

One of the benefits of living on campus is that you get a multidimensional college experience. At the Office of Residence Life, we work hard to make sure that experience is great.

Attending a small school like Wingate University means participating in a fun, vibrant community. You learn as much from your fellow students as from your professors. That’s why we strongly encourage students to live on campus. You belong here, so take advantage of all we have to offer.

First-Year Students

All of our buildings for first-year students include twin XL beds, desks, desk chairs and wardrobes. All of our spaces are air conditioned and have Wi-Fi access and digital cable internet capabilities. We offer double, triple and quadruple rooms. All five first-year residence halls are coed to varying degrees, by floor, wing or alternating room. You can indicate your housing preference on the housing questionnaire.

Returning Students

You will receive emails in late February/early March about housing for the next year. You will be asked to sign a contract that will guarantee housing and once that is complete you can proceed to find roommates in groups of 2,3,4,6 or 8 depending on the area you wish to live. 

A Look Inside Freshman Residence Halls


Location on the Academic Quad, just seconds away from most academic buildings and across the Quad from the Ethel K. Smith Library. The most historic residence hall on campus, it offers double and quad rooms, two bathrooms per floor and a shared laundry facility. Alumni is a co-ed community. The Office of Residence Life and Involvement is located on the first floor. Single-gender rooms and bathrooms with mixed-gender floors.


  • Window: 3'11" W x 4'9" H
  • Window AC Unit: 2'3" W x 1' H
  • Bed: 6'7" L x 3.25" W
  • Mattress: 35" W x 78" L
  • Closet: 4'L x 4'W x 8'2" H
  • Desk: 3'5" L x 1'8" W x 2'7" H
  • Dresser: 2'5" L x 1'8" W x 3'2" H
*First-year housing

Photos of Alumni


Photos of Cannon


  • Window: 3'10" W x 3'11" H
  • Window AC Unit: 3'7" W x 1'1" H
  • Sink: 2'11" L x 2'1" W x 2'10" H
  • Bed: 6'7" L x 3'2.5" W 
  • Mattress: 35" W x 78" L
  • Closet: 3'10" L x 2'3" W x 5'6" H
  • Desk: 3'11 L x 2' W x 2'6" H
*First-year housing


Located across the street from the Dickson-Palmer Center and near the W.T. Harris Dining Hall. It offers double and triple rooms, common bathrooms on each floor and shared laundry facilities. It also has a community kitchen. Single-gender floors.


JM Smith

Located between the McGee center and the Batte Center. JM Smith offers double rooms with lounges, common bathrooms and shared laundry facilities amd common rooms on each floor. There is also a community kitchen. Single-gender floors/wings.


  • Window: 3'6" W x 4'10" H
  • Sink: 1'8" L x 1'10"W
  • Bed: 35" W x 78" L
  • Wardrobe: 4' L x 1'10" W x 4'8" H
  • Desk: 3'6" L x 1'10"W
  • AC Unit: 3'6" L x 1'7" H
*First-year housing

Photos of JM Smith


Photos of Northeast


  • Window: 3'10" W x 4'10" H
  • Sink: 1'11" L x 5'6"W
  • Bed: 35" W x 78" L
  • Wardrobe: 4' 6 L x 2'9" W 
  • Desk: 2' L x 2'6 "W x 29.5" H
  • AC Unit: 3'6" L x 1'7" H
*First-year housing


Located by the baseball field. Features a firepit and grills. Northeast offers suite-style residence with common bathrooms,  individual sinks in the room. Has lounges, shared laundry facilities and common rooms on each floor. There is also a community kitchen. 



Office of Residence Life and Involvement
(704) 233-8245