HRL follows 10 year construction plan

Emma Austin

Summer 2016

Construction began on Northeast Hall and Southwest Hall including lobby renovations and community room additions.

Fall 2016

Construction began on Hilltopper Hall.

Fall 2017

Northeast and Southwest lobbies and community rooms will open and Southwest will become Honors housing.


Barnes-Campbell Hall is scheduled for demolition. Construction will begin on first “pod-style” residence hall, which will be similar to apartment-style living spaces. Northeast Hall becomes international housing. Hilltopper Hall opens.


Bemis Lawrence Hall is scheduled for demolition. New pod-style residence hall will open and construction will begin on second pod-style residence hall.


Second pod-style residence hall will open.


Two hundred-bed annex will be added to Bates Runner Hall.


McCormack Hall will be converted to semi-suite beds.

Information from the WKU Housing and Residence Life website.