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Madison Residence Hall

Madison Residence Hall


Madison Hall replaced the original Madison Building which was built in 1904.  It is named for the founder of Western Carolina University, Robert Lee Madison.

Opened:  1939
Who Lives Here:
 All classifications of students - Freshmen, Sophmore, Junior, Senior, Graduate; graduate students are given priority consideration for private rooms.
Number of residents:  74
Number of floors:  4
Elevator:  Yes
Airconditioned:  Yes
Room Types:  Double occupancy rooms with en suite bathroom and private rooms with private bathroom.
Bathrooms: Adjoin each room.
Gender:  Single gender rooms with men and women living on the same floor.
Laundry room:  ground floor.
Kitchen: None.
Study Lounge:  1st floor.
Location on campus:  Uppercampus / "The Hill"
Parking:  Madison Lot (Lot 48) immediately adjacent to the building.  (Provided for informational purposes only.  On-campus parking requires the purchase of a permit and eligibility to park in various lots is determined by the type of permit for which a student is eligible.  In addition, purchase of a permit does not guarantee parking in any particular parking spot or lot.)
Notable features:  

  • Located across from the "ampitheatre" - a large green space with grassy fields, trees and a historic bridge.
  • Located up the hill (.2 mile walk) from Brown Hall - home to The Lodge at Brown Hall, 1889 Bistro, Blue Ridge Burger and Starbucks at Brown Hall.

Double rooms in Madison Hall have an en suite bathroom for the students residing in that room.  Note that there are two sets of furniture in the double room - one set for each resident.

Approximately 11'3" x 12'8"
Approximately 132 square feet

Room Amenities
Ethernet Port (2 per room)
Movable beds and desks
Window Blinds

XL Loftable bed (2 per room)
XL Twin Mattress (2 per room)
Desk (2 per room)
Desk Chair (2 per room)
Closet with shelving
Built in drawers and shelves

Private rooms in Madison Hall feature a private en suite bathroom.

Dimensions and approximate square footage not currently available

Room Amenities
Ethernet Port
Movable beds and desks
Window Blinds

XL Loftable bed
XL Twin Mattress
Desk Chair
Closet with shelving
Built in drawers and shelves 

All residence halls at Western Carolina University feature the following amenities:

  • Wireless internet access throughout the building
  • Exterior door access controlled by Cat Card (student ID)
  • Non-smoking building with 50 foot non-smoking perimeter 
  • Resident Assistant staff
  • Professional staff on call 24 hours a day

The staircase and porch of Madison Hall


Walkway in to Madison Hall


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