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Residence Life & Housing

What is ResLife?

Erskine College Residence Life exists to foster a culture of community that spurs students toward a greater grasp of their identity, informing responsible decision-making and in the hope of uncovering their purpose & satisfaction in Christ.

We are dedicated to providing safe and comfortable residence hall environments that encourage Christ-centered communities that support the holistic development of students. We are a residential campus. In order to provide the experiences and opportunities for growth to meet the mission and goals of Erskine College, it is important that the Erskine student live, study, exercise, worship, and socialize in the atmosphere expressly created for that purpose.

Residence Halls

All undergraduate residence halls are equipped with free wireless access to the internet as well as central air and heat, laundry facilities, and a kitchen. See below for more information on all housing options!

Traditional Housing for Men
Bonner Hall

A three-story residence hall for first-year men, Bonner was opened in 1970. It was completely renovated and restored in 2001. It replaced the original Bonner Hall, the main building of the Woman’s College, which was built in 1860. Bonner is the only suite-style residence hall on campus, where two rooms are joined together by a common bathroom.

View Bonner Room Layout
Grier Hall

Built in 1956, Grier is a modern building in the colonial style, housing first-year men over 3 floors. It was completely restored and renovated in 2001.

View Grier Room Layout

(click above to view more photos of Grier)

Kennedy Hall

Built in 1960, Kennedy is a two-story residence hall housing upperclassmen men. It was completely restored and renovated in 2003.

Pressly Hall

Built in 1959 in the same style of architecture as Grier Hall, Pressly houses upperclassmen men. It was completely restored and renovated in 2002.

Traditional Housing for Women
Carnegie Hall

A historic three-story residence hall for first-year women,  Carnegie was built in 1907, and was completely restored and renovated in 2002.

View Carnegie Room Layout

(click above to view showroom photos)

Robinson Hall

A three-story residence hall for upperclassmen women, Robinson was constructed in 1922. It was completely restored and renovated in 2003.

Premium Housing
Edwards House
(Honors Housing for Women)

A two-story historic house located in the heart of Due West serves as the women’s honors housing. Edwards houses 14 women and was completely renovated in 2019.

McQuiston Hall
(Honors Housing for Men)

Built in 1938, McQuiston originally housed Erskine’s Theological Seminary, but today houses two floors of traditional undergraduate men right in the heart of the main campus.

Erskine Apartments

Acquired and renovated in 2019, the Erskine Apartments provide a different style of on-campus housing for upperclassmen in 2 and 4 student layouts. Each apartment has a kitchen, living room, and bathroom.

Fleet Village

Built in 2020, Fleet Village is Erskine’s newest housing option for upperclassmen. Each house accommodates six students per side, offering both single and double occupancy rooms. Each house has common spaces, shared and suite-style bathrooms, laundry, and a kitchen.

Residence Life Staff

Samuel Barrick

Director of Residence Life and Housing
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Jessica Lawson

Resident Director (Edwards, Apartments, Villages, McQuiston); Assistant Housing Coordinator
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Morgan Roberts

Resident Director (Carnegie, Robinson); Debate Coach
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Nolan Meadows

Resident Director (Bonner, Kennedy)
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Thomas Zentmeyer

Resident Director (Grier, Pressly)
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