Great Basin Hall

Built in 2018, Great Basin Hall is primarily suite-style with single, double and triple room options (limited triple rooms available) and features some of our Living Learning Communities. You can explore Great Basin Hall online using our virtual tour or view a video with residence hall highlights.

About Great Basin Hall

Built in 2018, Great Basin Hall is one of our newest residence halls. This building has five stories, houses up to 400 residents and offers primarily suite-style living arrangements. Conveniently located next to the Virginia Street Gym and Juniper Hall, Great Basin offers some LLC floors. For information on LLCs located in this building visit the LLC webpage. The building recently received recognition for its environmental achievements as a LEED Gold Certified building.

Interactive tours

Our interactive tours of Great Basin Hall allow you to view a model, the floor plan and even take measurements to help you plan.

Take the interactive tour of the common areas

Tour the bedrooms and bathrooms within Great Basin Hall.

Video tour

For residents who prefer a video option instead of the interactive tour, we've created a video tour highlighting Great Basin's main features with voiceover and captions. 

Watch the video tour

Hall features

  • 24-hour staffed front desk during academic sessions
  • Lounges with television and quiet-study areas on every floor
  • Laundry facilities feature washers and dryers
  • Wired and wireless internet connection in every room
  • Same-gender by room, with gender-inclusive housing options available
  • 24-hour computer lab and spacious multipurpose room on the first floor.

Room features

  • Two doubles (two people per room) occupancy
  • Bathroom and shower in each room shared by four residents
  • Bedrooms and hallway fully carpeted
  • Each resident has a single, bunkable oak bed with Twin XL mattress
  • Each resident has a desk, chair, dresser, wastebasket and closet space
  • Window coverings on all windows
  • Adjustable temperature control for heat and central air in each room

Students eligible to live in Great Basin

  • Freshmen and above
  • Several floors are reserved for LLCs: Either Identity Based, CABNR, College of Science, College of Engineering, Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE)
  • Great Basin Hall, viewed from the east
  • Great Basin Hall, viewed from the south
  • The lobby of Great Basin Hall features a front desk, fireplace, and lounge areas
  • The lobby of Great Basin Hall includes elevators for residents and guests
  • Each floor of Great Basin Hall includes television and quiet-study lounges.
  • Students using a collaborative study space in Great Basin Hall.
  • A television lounge in Great Basin Hall.
  • Students enjoying a television lounge in Great Basin Hall.
  • A bathroom in one of the dorm rooms in Great Basin Hall.
  • The laundry facilities in Great Basin Hall include lounge and seating areas.
  • Great Basin Hall in the evening, viewed from the west