Welcome to Southwest Hall
Southwest Hall, completed in 2006, is home to 380 students who will live in 95 four-person suites. Each suite has four single bedrooms, a living room, a dining area with kitchenette, and two bathrooms. There is high speed internet access in every bedroom and elevator access to all floor levels. The entire building is air conditioned and each suite is fully furnished. Each of the six floors has a study room with a computer that can be used for group projects. Other public areas include the main desk, mailroom, lobby, multipurpose room, laundry room, and community room with vending area. Southwest Hall remains open during the official academic year breaks.
From the desk of the resident director
Can you believe this semester is almost over? It sure has flown by. Be sure and rest while you can because Southwest hall has many awesome programs coming up this month.
Suite Forum | Meeting every other Wednesday
Suite Forum will be hosting meetings every other Wednesday at 8:30 pm in the Multi-Purpose Room (right off of the lobby). If you would like to help plan building wide programs, or have suggestions stop by the meetings – we would love your input. The all hall meeting dates for HIT are:
• April 12th—Ice Cream Social (with sprinkles and cherries on top) and a Movie
• April 26th
Safety Tips of the Month | Bike Safety, Sexual Assault, and Severe Weather
Practice proper bike safety if you are choosing to ride a bike on campus or within the community. Wear a helmet, ride with traffic, obey traffic laws, use proper signals, and wear proper clothing when riding at night. Also, be respectful of other pedestrians using the sidewalks.
It is important to report any type of sexual misconduct from harassment to violence assault. Reports can be made to any university employee. Confidential sources on our campus include University Counseling and Student Health Services.
As we approach spring, inclement weather will become more common. Be sure to remain aware of potential for severe weather. In the case of severe weather, be sure to seek out appropriate shelter if your hall. Avoid windows and do not go outside to storm watch.
April Break | April 13th – Apirl 16th
Before you leave for April break remember:
• Close all windows and drapes
• Unplug all electronic devices. Computers must be turned off but do not need to be unplugged
• Do not unplug refrigerators or aquarium equipment
• Remember to turn off alarms on clocks
• Turn off all lights
• Lock your bedroom door
• Remove trash and dispose appropriately
• Bring home items you are no longer using so you do not have as much to bring home at the end of the year
If you ever have questions throughout the school year, do not be afraid to talk to your RA or stop by my office. That's what we are here for!