Pine Residence Hall is a four-story, 300-bed, smoke free, co-ed residence hall offering suites of two designs. One design includes 51 suites featuring two double-occupancy bedrooms with a shared bathroom. The second design includes 24 single suites featuring four private bedrooms with a shared living room area and bathroom. Residents are expected to maintain a clean bathroom area, provide the cleaning supplies and toiletries needed for their suite.
Same gender suites are located throughout each floor of the residence hall.
Wireless Internet is available and the hall is fully wired for the Internet. Telephone service is not provided in student suites; however, emergency telephone call boxes to Campus Police are provided on each floor. A kitchenette, study lounges on each floor, a lounge with a large screen television, and a laundry and vending area are outstanding features of this residence hall. A security feature includes a card access system for entrance into the building for currently assigned residents and their accompanied guests. (Room size: double: 10 x 16; single: 8 x 12, living room area: 12 x 16)
Visitation for Pine Residence Hall is open visitation. Open visitation implies that restrictions are determined by roommates and suite mates according to each others’ rights and needs. Respect for the wishes and well-being of one’s roommate(s) is more important than someone’s desire to have guests. Students residing in Pine Hall are expected to view their academic responsibilities as their primary goal; therefore, studying takes preference over socializing in student residences. The guidelines for visitation are grounded in the academic schedule and are designed to balance a student’s responsibilities with individual and group needs.
All rooms are furnished with twin beds (80″ x 36″ mattresses), desks, desk chair, closets, dressers, and blinds. The living room areas of the single suites are furnished with a sofa, lounge chair, coffee table, and lamp table. Students are encouraged to bring accessories to personalize their room. Additionally, residence hall rooms have data connectivity, wireless internet access, laundry and vending room access, access to 24-hour per day campus police coverage, and trained professional residence staff ready to assist residents. Pine Hall is equipped with central heating and air conditioning.