Residence Life

Talkington Hall

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Quick Facts

Built: 1930

Remodeled: 2008 & 2013

Nickname: THall

Occupancy: 92, coed by wing, mostly double rooms with some singles and some triples. There are 3 RA's and an RD in the building.

Meal Plan: Choice of #1 or #2 required

Cost: $1,600 per semester for a space in a double room, meal plan extra.

Talkington Hall was built in 1930. This classic building has a welcoming main lobby with sofas and a piano. Students live in mostly double rooms and a few triple and single rooms with a main lounge where students hang out and do homework.  In the basement is another lounge where students can play games and watch TV on a 50-inch flatscreen. There is a small kitchen where students can make late night food, but students who live in Talkington must purchase a meal plan.  

Over the past few years the building has been updated with refinished hardwood floors in most bedrooms, new windows and carpet. An elevator was installed during fall 2011 semester. Please refer to the ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ for further information.

Talkington Hall's Features:

  • Talkington Floor PlanWireless internet access included
  • Basic cable and 50" TV included in the basement lounge
  • Local telephone included
  • Steam heat
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Small kitchen on main floor with stove and microwave
  • Laundry facilities (free) in basement
  • Vacuum cleaner on each floor for student use
  • Mailboxes in main lounge
  • Piano in main floor lounge
  • Board games, sporting equipment, and outdoor games for students to use
  • Elevator
  • Must choose meal plan #1 or #2
  • Houses a total of 92 men and women, coed by wing

Furnishings:  The College supplies the following furnishings for each student

  • 1 extra long twin-sized bed
  • 1 desk and desk chair
  • 1 dresser (either stand alone or under the bed)
  • 1 closet

Cost: $1,600 per semester for a double room, Meal Plan #1 or #2 required

Talkington & Clark basement room example

Talkington Room 2nd floor-1

Talkington bunk beds 2