Campus Housing

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5 Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: I loved staying on campus. I stayed there all three years while I attended school. Its within walking distance to all my classes, when I oversleep I can still make it to my classes on time, don't have to worry about finding a park. There are so many good things about it.

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1 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I don't stay on campus but for what I have seen and heard I know it can be better

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4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Housing is pretty decent. The age and statue of all the dormitories are great except for two. There are a few perks to living on campus, it's much more convenient than staying off campus. I'd have to say the best one is the free washing and drying we're offered. The janitors are at work every morning making sure the lobbies, restrooms, and hallways are tidy. Each dorm is near and far from a certain building, but they all are a reasonable walking distance. i personally see it as a workout, except when the weather is bad. The RAs are good and bad depending on who's working that shift. Some are strict on visitation and some are not. The only thing JSU housing needs is more dormitories because students are pouring in and housing is getting tight.

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3 College Junior

Campus Housing: I'm considered an out of state student. Living on campus is convenient however I have to pay $5000 extra per semester which I don't have. Jackson State University always make sure their students receive the best that they can offer.


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 373rd
    Cleanest Dorms
  • 484th
    Best Dorm Atmosphere
  • 769th
    Most Spacious Dorms
  • 1196th
    Shortest Walk to Class

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Each dorm has a significant historical background that gives you an experience to remember. Many students on various scholarships are required to stay on campus. Other students who do not live nearby choose to live on campus to conserve time and money, or to just receive the dorm experience. Since most traditional freshmen are at the stage where they finding themselves, they choose to live on campus for the adult experience. Freshmen are not required to live on campus.

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Undergrads Living On Campus
Freshmen Living On Campus
Best Freshman Dorms
Best Upperclassman Dorms
What You Get
  • Bed
  • Cable TV
  • Closet or dresser
  • Desk and chair
  • Local phone service
  • MicroFridge

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Alexander Center
Floors: 5
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, single-sex by wing
Residents: Freshmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: In-room sinks, study lounge; fifth floor in Alexander East is a men's honors floor.
Campbell Suites
Floors: 5
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: No, men only in North wing, women only in South wing.
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Suites (singles and doubles)
Special Features: Each unit has private bathrooms, living rooms, and refrigerators.
John Dixon Hall
Floors: 7
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: No, men only
Residents: Juniors
Room Types: Suites (doubles)
McAllister Hall
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen and sophomores
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: The fifth floor is a women's honors floor.
Stewart Hall
Floors: 4
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, men only
Residents: Sophomores
Room Types: Doubles
Transitional Hall
Floors: 4
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Juniors
Room Types: Suites (doubles)

Student Polls

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