Ponder Hall

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Ponder HallPonder Hall
300 Field Drive
Asheville, NC 28805

Ponder Hall, renamed in summer of 2018 after Chancellor Emerita Anne Ponder, houses 300 students in single and double rooms arranged in suites of four to six students. Each suite also contains a common living space and a large bathroom. Features include a rooftop lounge and the Down Under, commonly referred to by students as "Dunder", a late night dining concept, which offers snacks, made-to-order subs and salads, and Starbucks coffee drinks.

Suite arrangements may vary depending on assignment. Dimensions for single and double rooms vary slightly from room to room.  

The approximate measurements are:
Double Room - 14' x 13'
Single Room - 8' x 13'

Ponder Hall houses 2 Living Learning Communities (LLC); the Engineering LLC and the CLOUD LLC. For more information on the LLCs in Ponder Hall, please visit our LLC page.

To make a reservation for Ponder Hall Room 011, please contact the front desk of the Housing Office at (828) 251-6700 or reslife@unca.edu.
 
To make a reservation for Ponder Hall 5th Floor Sky Lounge, please contact CD Bri Alpaugh at balpaugh@unca.edu and complete the reservation form.
 

Amenities Include:

  • One microwave-refrigerator per room
  • Carpeted Rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Laundry rooms
  • Community kitchens
  • TV lounges, including a rooftop lounge
  • Vending area
  • Several study lounges, including designated quiet lounges
  • Computer lab and printing
  • High-speed Internet - one port per student and wireless in every suite
  • Expanded Basic Cable
  • Sub Shop

Floor Plans

2 Single Rooms, 1 Double

2 single, 1 double

2 Single, 2 Double

2 single, 2 double

4 Single, 1 Double

4 single, 1 double

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: 28"

Width: 48"

Mattress Length: 80"

Depth: 24"

Depth: 24" Mattress Width: 3'