Founders Hall

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A seven-story residence hall, Founders Hall houses 296 students. Founders is located near the Dining Hall and is adjacent to Highsmith Union, and features views of the Grove Park Inn from upper floors.

Founders Hall is suite-style. Two rooms (4 people) share an adjoining bathroom. 

Two Living Learning Communities (LLC) are housed in Founders Hall: Gen 1 and UNC Athens to Rome. For more information on LLCs, please visit our LLC page.

Amenities Include:

  • One microwave-refrigerator per room
  • Carpeted rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Open flexible closets
  • Loft-able beds and desks
  • Laundry room
  • High-speed Internet - one port per pillow and wireless hot spots
  • Expanded basic cable provided
  • Computer lab and printing
  • TV lounges
  • Vending area
  • Several study lounges
  • Community kitchen

Approximate dimensions:

Double Room: 12' x 14'
Window: 5' 10" x 4'

Founders Hall Floor Plan

Founders Hall Floor Plan

Approximate furniture dimensions:

Dresser Desk Bed
Height: 30" Height: 30" Height (lofted*): 5'
*from bottom of mattress to the floor. Height can be lowered
Width: 30" Width: 48" Mattress Length: 80"
Depth: 24" Depth: 24" Mattress Width: 3'

The closests in Founders Hall are a total of 7' high and 8' wide, divided into sections.  Each student has three rods for hanging clothes that are approximately 24" long each, as well as two shelves in the closet.