At a glance
Dobson Hall is one of the larger traditional residence halls on campus, providing living space for 320 residents. The hall is active in hall and campus sponsored events. Each fall, Dobson staff, leadership team, and residents host Trick or Treat, a safe Halloween event for children and families in the Platteville area community.
Dobson Hall is also home to the following living learning communities: Agriculture, Criminal Justice, Innovation, and Women in STEM. Visit themed communities for details on programming and registration.
Each room has:
- Full furnishings as outlined below
- High speed wireless internet access in each room
- ADA accessible rooms available
Each floor has:
- Study lounge/group project area
- Microwave/toaster room
- Elevator lounge space
- Community bathroom with privacy stalls for toilet areas and shower areas
Public areas include:
- Main desk/mailroom
- Multipurpose room
- Activity room with TV, pool/billiards, and ping-pong
- Public restrooms
- Study and conference rooms for small groups
- Laundry facilities
All rooms are completely furnished. Each bedroom has two low lofts (may be converted to a high loft with a kit), two five-drawer dressers that measure 30" wide by 19" deep by 44" high, two desks with three drawers and a removable hutch, and two open closets. Horizontal blinds are provided for window treatments. Additionally, there is a 4.0 cubic foot refrigerator for the roommates to share.
Traditional hall bathrooms are shared amongst the residents of the floor or wing. Individual shower stalls and bathrooms stalls ensure privacy for residents.
Each residence hall room has access to TV channels through ROKU. It is best for students to buy a ROKU TV or have a ROKU stick to put into their TV. Hall staff will be able to help students get connected to the campus.