Dobson Hall

Dobson Hall

Welcome to Dobson Hall

Dobson Hall, named after George R. Dobson and built in 1965, provides a living environment for men and women. Dobson is one of the larger residence halls on campus with approximately 320 residents. The hall is very active in hall and campus sponsored events. Each fall Dobson staff and residents host Trick or Treat, a safe Halloween event for the children and their families in the Platteville community. Over 300 families participate each year. During the spring semester, Dobson hosts Jail N Bail, an annual charity event, where students can "arrest" their friends and hall staff.

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Happy May Y’all!

Can you believe that the end of the year is already here? As a reminder, we have the Hall Involvement Team cookout on May 6th from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm by the gazebo on the east side of Dobson Hall.

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 18th or 24 hours after your last final exam.
Before you check out of your residence hall, remember the following:
• Return your loft with your RA no later than Saturday, May 12th.
• 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 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.

Hall Involvement Team |
The Hall Involvement 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!


We had a great time with you during the school year! We are looking forward to seeing you again in the Fall. Have a great summer.

Kyle D. Herberg | M. Ed
Dobson Hall | Resident Director

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