There are many features common to all our residence halls. Each residence hall has its own laundry facility (with free laundry), a full kitchen, and a common area.

Most rooms have two beds with single 37″ x 80″ mattresses (bring XL twin sheets). Each room typically has two dressers, two closets or wardrobes, and two desks. All rooms have sufficient lighting, but a study lamp for your desk is always recommended.

Each room has access to WIFI (allowing you to connect to the campus network for high-speed internet access). Cell service varies, with coverage being best with Verizon, T-Mobile, and US Cellular — all have LTE/4G data through most of campus.

All rooms have heat and opening windows. All windows are equipped with blinds. A few of the dorms are air-conditioned but we suggest all students bring a fan for the warmer months.

First Year Housing

Sunderland

Sunderland is located in the heart of the central campus on a hill overlooking the main classroom facilities, the library, and Gladfelter Dining Hall. Warren Wilson’s largest residence hall, it is a historic, three-story, air-conditioned brick building and is the closest of all the student residence halls to central WWC facilities. 

  • 134 students
  • All first-year students
  • Gendered halls
  • All-Gender floor
  • Double Rooms
  • 10′ by 15′ room size
  • Furniture provided: twin beds, desks, desk chairs, wardrobes
  • Shared kitchen and communal bathrooms
  • See photos of Sunderland

Sutton

Sutton is adjacent to the DeVries athletic building and is a quick walk away from just about everything on campus. This building offers amenities such as a full kitchen, communal bathrooms, a bike room, a laundry room, and a deck.

  • Engage Living and Learning Community
  • All Students with a displayed dedication to advocacy
  • All-Gender Living
  • Double Rooms
  • 12′ by 16′ room size
  • Furniture: twin beds, desks, desk chairs, and built-in wardrobes
  • See photos of Sutton

ANTC

Located in a beautiful wooded grove, ANTC is adjacent to the DeVries athletic building and is a quick walk away from just about everything on campus. This building offers amenities such as a full kitchen, communal bathrooms, a bike room, a laundry room, and a deck.

  • Gap Year and Transfer Living and Learning Community
  • All-Gender Living
  • Double Rooms
  • 12′ by 16′ room size
  • Furniture: twin beds, desks, desk chairs, and built-in wardrobes
  • See photos of ANTC 

Vining

Located in Central Campus, the Vining complex is made up of three buildings. Of the two residence buildings, one is dedicated to first-year housing and the other houses upper classmen. The third building hosts a shared kitchen, community lounge, and the Wellness office.

Owls Nest Cafe

Owl's Nest 

Located in Sunderland, the Owl’s Nest is a full service café offering a wide variety of drinks and snacks. Your Flex Dollars can be used at the Owl’s Nest for your morning pick-me-up or afternoon snack.

Upper Classmen Housing

Each spring, continuing students participate in Housing Selection to confirm their housing assignment for the following academic year. Because Warren Wilson has 16 different residence halls, upper-classmen have a variety of options, including:

Living and Learning Communities

Dorland

The Alliance community (currently housed in Dorland) offers housing for students who identify as LGBTQIA and their allies. Programming in this community may be themed around supporting LGBTQIA students, such as pride rallies in Asheville, and Tranzmission service projects.

  • Alliance Living and Learning Community
  • All-Gender Living
  • Double Rooms with an adjoining bathroom
  • See photos of Dorland

Ecodorm

EcoDorm has garnered national attention for its eco-friendly design and platinum LEED certification. EcoDorm is a great option for students who are seeking to minimize their environmental impact. EcoDorm offers shared rooms, communal bathrooms, a vegetable garden, two lounges, two kitchens, and laundry facilities. Residents often take advantage of the garden and kitchens to cook and share potluck meals together. 

Wellness

Designated as the Warren Wilson College Wellness residence hall because of its substance-free living agreement, Wellness is equipped with a full kitchen, a lounge, a bike room, and a laundry room. Wellness is located in the scenic Ballfields courtyard and is in close proximity to the Devries athletic facility.

  • Wellness Living and Learning Community
  • All Students based on lifestyle and needs
  • All-Gender Living
  • Double Rooms

Suite-Style Living

Villages

The Villages are a great option for students seeking a more independent living option with the convenience of on-campus living. There are two buildings in the Villages (Village A and Village B), with a courtyard between them. These buildings are located on the east side of central campus, near the art buildings and Kittredge Theater. Both buildings are arranged in apartment-style suites with a kitchen, bathroom, and common area. Each suite houses 4-6 students.

  • 4-person suites with, kitchen, living area, and semi-private bathrooms (4 private rooms)
  • 4-person suites with, kitchen, living area, and  semi-private bathrooms (1 double room; 2 private rooms)
  • 6-person suites with, kitchen, living area, and  semi-private bathrooms (2 double rooms; 2 private rooms)
  • See photos of The Villages

Schafers

There are three buildings in the Schafer complex. Schafers A, B, and C are located around a central lawn with covered porches connecting them. All three buildings include 4 suites, central kitchens and common areas. Within each suite are 4 double rooms, a small common area, and a bathroom. Located in the Sage Circle area, the Schafers are near Devries Athletic Facility and just a quick walk to academic buildings and the Gladfelter Dining Hall.

  • Worldwide Living and Learning Community
  • Common kitchen and living area
  • 8-person suites with semi-private bathrooms (4 double rooms)
  • See photos of the Schafers

Traditional Communities

Warren Wilson offers two traditional upper classmen communities. These communities are for individuals who prefer to live in single gender identity communities with gender-specific bathrooms. Both Stephenson and Sage are a short walk to Devries Gym and the pedestrian bridge leading onto main campus.

Stephenson

Sage

  • Single gender identity, male
  • Gender-specific bathrooms
  • Double Rooms

Other Housing Options

Elmslie & Korevek

Both Elmslie and Korevek are equipped with a full kitchen, a lounge, a bike room, and a laundry room. They are both located in the scenic Ballfields courtyard and are in close proximity to the Devries athletic facility.