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Residence Halls

Barnes Campbell Hall

Barnes-Campbell is a nine story residence hall that was built in 1966 and underwent a significant renovation in 2003. It is named in honor of Sheridan Barnes and Donald Campbell, both members of the WKU Board of Regents in the 1950s.

Barnes houses 384 men and is located on the south end of campus across from the Preston Health and Activities Center.


Community Style

Community Style

Each floor shares a bathroom with private, locking stalls.


Co-Ed (2018-19)

All Male (2019-20)



Open to All Students

Extended Living

Extended Living (2018-19)

Remains open during the Thanksgiving, winter, and spring breaks.


Moveable Furniture

Adjustable XL Twin Bed


Desk Chair

2-Shelf Bookcase



Trash Bin

Recycling Bin 

Window Blinds




Cable Access

HBO GO Access

Air Conditioning


Vending Machines

Ice Machine

Community Bathrooms

Laundry Room

Community Areas

Study Room

Community / TV Lounge

Kitchen on Every Floor


24-Hour Security & Information Desk




Fire Evacuation Plans

Download PDF

Safe Spaces

Lowest level of the interior stairwells

Lobby area without windows

Avoid stairwells with windows and glass enclosed lobby area

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 Last Modified 11/16/18