Southwest Hall

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

Greetings Southwest:

I cannot believe that May is here and you will all be leaving us, soon. It has been a great year and I thank you for making Southwest Hall your home away from home.

Hall Closing |

Hall Closing is right around the corner. You must be checked out of your residence Hall no later than 6:00 pm on Friday, May 19th or 24 hours after your last final exam.
Before you check out of your residence hall, remember the following:
• Return your loft on Wednesday May 10th from 7:30-9:30pm in the basement foyer. 
• Schedule a date and time to check out with your Resident Assistant.
• Return your room furniture back to its original location.
• Unplug, defrost, and clean your refrigerator. (Refrigerators take a while to defrost, remember to unplug your refrigerator  at least 24 hours in advance).
• Take all of your trash out to the dumpster.
• Complete your forwarding address in PASS.
• Remove bikes from bike lockers.
• Return all keys to your RA or the RA checking you out of your residence hall room.

Summer Storage |

Don’t forget that you can store your belongings in your residence hall room for next year by signing up for Summer Storage. Summer storage costs $150.00.

Welcome Crew Applications |

Welcome Crew staff help get the building ready for our opening day, greet parents and students as they enter the building, help students move into the halls, provide information about UW - Platteville, answer questions of students and families, and represent the University.
Welcome Crew members will be allowed to move in a day early.  Each Welcome Crew member will receive a free T-shirt, selected meals, and a significant leadership experience.
If you are interested in being a member of the Welcome Crew, applications are available at the front desk. Applications are to your Fall 2017 Resident Director by May 5th.

Suite Forum |

The Suite Forum team has had a pleasure hosting events for you during the academic year! If you are interested in running for a position for the 2017-2018 academic year, let your Resident Assistant know upon your arrival in August!


If you ever have questions, do not be afraid to talk to your RA or stop by my office. That's what we are here for!

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