Residence Life

Students live on-campus in a variety of housing options, including residence halls, cottages, suites, apartments, and houses. Students enjoy residential benefits like wireless internet, cable television, student lounges, and ample green space to study, play, and enjoy the mountain air.

Tobacco Free Campus
 
Lees-McRae is committed to providing its students and employees with a healthful environment. The college views the use of tobacco products as detrimental to the health of students, staff, faculty and visitors, and prohibits its use on campus grounds. View the policy >>
Residence Halls

Avery Residence Hall

Avery is home to women of all classes. It is conveniently a few steps from the Cannon Student Center and the MacDonald Dining Hall. Floors are designated per class and there is also a Freshman Honors Hall. Bathrooms are located on each hall.

Baldwin Residence Hall

Baldwin is a pet-friendly residence with respective floors for both men and women. 

Bentley Residence Hall

Bentley is housing for female upperclassmen.

Cannon Honors Cottage

Cannon Cottage is housing for honors students who desire to live in a community. Women occupy the first floor while men occupy the second floor.

Hemlock Village

Hemlock Village features suites comprised of a common living area accompanied by four single bedrooms. Each suite has a covered deck that overlooks the Elk River. Upper class men and women can apply with suitemates (of the same sex) to pursue this housing option.

McMillan Residence Hall

McMillan is housing for sophomore, junior, and senior men and women.

Tate Residence Hall

Tate houses men who are sophomores or higher. Tate residents enjoy the centrality of this residence on campus with quick access to classes, the dining hall and the student center. Many enjoy spending time on the spacious Tate Lawn.

Tennessee Residence Hall

Tennessee houses sophomore and higher students. Located in the Historic Commons, views of Beech Mountain and all of the central campus are enjoyed year-round. Baths are located in the hall with some private baths available.

Virginia Residence Hall

Virginia houses freshman men. Located in the Historic Commons, views of Beech Mountain and all of the central campus are enjoyed year-round. Baths are located in the hall with some private baths available.

Additional Campus Housing
 
Student houses and apartments are a new addition to Residence Life at Lees-McRae College. Located throughout the campus, each house has the capacity to hold 4-7 upperclass students. The Apartments house 2 students each and are conveniently located across from the Student Recreational Complex. Additional fees do apply for these housing options.

Laundry Facilities

Each Residence Hall has laundry facilities that are operated by pre-loaded laundry cards. These cards can be purchased as well as have money put on them through vending machines located in the Cannon Student Center.

Visitation

Visiting Hours for each residence hall are clearly posted. For all freshman residence halls, visiting hours are Sunday through Thursday 12:00 PM to 12:00 midnight, Friday and Saturday 12 p.m. to 1 a.m. For all upper class residence halls, visiting hours are open 24-hours, this is a visitation policy, not a cohabitation policy. Guests of the opposite sex are not allowed to spend the night.

Housing Policy

Additional information regarding the housing policy may be found in the Lees-McRae Student Handbook.

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