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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: There are buildings that could use a lot of reconstruction. They could also use better machinery and the maintenance level could be higher.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: My Freshman Year in college the door life was not for me. The building was not well put together and i had bed bugs. Since then they have torn the building down and started over. i am very sure it is so much better than before!

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I love the social atmosphere it's not too hard to make friends. The rooms are of hotel quality, the beds are not given the room size. the noise control is a negative; when one wants to sleep it's hard when your roommates make a lot of noise late at night into the early morning.

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1 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Wade Hall (where I live) is rat and roach infested!

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I've never lived on campus, but should be a wonderful experience.


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Housing at Oakwood varies tremendously. The campus provides two different types of on-campus housing, dorms and apartments. Holland Hall, the freshman dorm for men is well-maintained, clean and spacious. Edwards Hall, the upperclassman dorm for men is like a prison. The freshman dorms are nicer and cleaner, as opposed to the upperclassmen dorms, which are older and more worn. The most convenient dorm to classes is Carter Hall. Cater Hall is located right in the middle of campus. This makes it equidistant to all the other departments on campus. The newer dorms like Holland and Carter Hall provide a friendly and social environment. There is a study room where students can collaborate and share ideas, work on projects, or even socialize. There is also a game room where friends can watch TV, play pool or ping-pong, and participate in many other social activities. The older dorms like Edwards and Wade can be fun, too. One can often find students playing dominoes or cards right in the lobby.

Facts & Statistics

On-Campus Housing Available?
Campus Housing Capacity
Average Housing Costs
Types of Housing Offered
  • Apartments for married students
  • Men's dorms
  • Women's dorms
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus?
Undergrads Living On Campus
Freshmen Living On Campus
Number of Dormitories
Number of Campus-Owned Apartments
What You Get
  • Bed
  • Closet
  • Desk and chair
  • Dresser
  • Mirror
  • Sink
Available for Rent
Storage units are available for rent at Oaks Mini Storage for $30-$55/month. Call (256) 726-5001 for more information.

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Carter Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Freshmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Laundry facilities, vending machines
Edwards Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: No, men only
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Suites (singles and doubles)
Special Features: Laundry facilities, rec room, vending machines
Holland Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: No, men only
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Singles and doubles
Special Features: Laundry facilities, rec room, vending machines
Wade Hall
Floors: 3
Number of Occupants: 250-499
Bathrooms: Suite (communal in annex houses)
Coed: No, women only
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Suites (doubles) and singles (annex)
Special Features: Community kitchen, laundry facilities, vending machines

Campus-Owned ApartmentsWhat's This?

West Oak Apartments
Number of Units: 25-49
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: No, single sex by building
Residents: Seniors and some juniors
Room Types: Three-bedroom apartments (singles)
Special Features: Carpet and ceramic tile floors, community kitchens, laundry facilities

Student Polls

Rate campus housing on the following subjects    Based on 80 responses

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  • Overall building quality
  • Amenities/perks
  • Cleanliness
  • Ease of housing process/lottery system
  • Proximity to classes
  • Resident community
  • Social atmosphere
  • Spaciousness
  • Appropriate level of rule enforcement
  • Value


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