Harrill Hall was dedicated in honor of William Bunyan Harrill, who worked at Western Carolina University from 1947 until his retirement in 1966. He served in multiple roles including director of public relations, director of summer school, professor of education and acting dean of the College of Education. He is noted as, "A dedicated teacher and administrator, concerned with the future of students and an inspiration to the university."
Opened: 1971; renovated in 2012.
Who Lives Here: First-year students.
Number of residents: 352
Number of floors: 9
Room Types: Double occupancy rooms with a bathroom located within a two room suite.
Bathroom: Shared with one other double room.
Gender: Single gender rooms/suites with men and women living on the same floor.
Laundry rooms: floors 3, 5, 7 and 9.
Kitchens: floors 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.
Study Lounges: floors 1, 2, 4, 6 and 8.
Location on campus: Uppercampus
Parking: Harrill-Benton Lot and Harrill South Lot 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.)
Rooms in Harill Hall are located within a suite. The suite contains two double rooms and a bathroom shared by four residents. Note that there are two sets of furniture in the double room - one set for each resident.
Approximately 10' x 16'
Approximately 160 square feet
Bathroom sink and mirror in the room
Cable Television Jack (1 per room)
Ethernet Port (2 per room)
XL Loftable bed (2 per room)
XL Twin Mattress (2 per room)
Desk (2 per room)
Desk Chair (2 per room)
Wardrobe with two drawers (2 per room)
All residence halls at Western Carolina University feature the following amenities: