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Judaculla Residence Hall


In 2017 WCU renamed Central Drive Hall with the name Judaculla Hall to commemorate the long-standing relationship with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI).  The naming was passed unanimously by the WCU Board of Trustees and endorsed by the Tribal Council of the EBCI shortly thereafter.

Opened:  2004
Who Lives Here:
 All classifications of students - Freshmen, Sophmore, Junior, Senior, Graduate.
Number of residents:  300
Number of floors:  4
Elevator:  Yes
Airconditioned:  Yes
Room Types:  Private rooms and double rooms located within a suite.  Each suite has a common area for the students in the suite. The suite common area is furnished with a couch, loveseat, TV stand, and small side table.  There are either 4 private rooms or 2 private rooms and 1 double room in a suite.
Bathrooms: Located within the suite.
Gender:  Single gender rooms/suites with men and women living on the same floor.
Laundry room:  1st floor.
Kitchen: 1st floor.
Study Lounges:  every floor.
Location on campus:  Uppercampus
Parking:  Judaculla Lot (Lot 62) across the street.  (Provided for informational purposes only.  On-campus parking requires the purchase of a permit and eligibility to park in various lots is determined by the type of permit for which a student is eligible.  In addition, purchase of a permit does not guarantee parking in any particular parking spot or lot.)
Notable features:  

  • Large multipurpose room on 1st floor.
  • Central courtyard in the middle of the complex.
  • Located approximately 2 blocks (.2 mile) from Brown Hall - home to The Lodge at Brown Hall, 1889 Bistro, Blue Ridge Burger and Starbucks at Brown Hall.

Double rooms in Judaculla Hall are located in a suite and share common space with two private rooms.  Note that there are two sets of furniture in the double room - one set for each resident.

Approximately 11' x 17'
Approximately 187 square feet

Room Amenities
Ethernet Port (2 per room)
Movable furniture
Window Blinds

XL Loftable bed (2 per room)
XL Twin Mattress (2 per room)
Desk (2 per room)
Desk Chair (2 per room)
Wardrobe with two drawers (2 per room)

Private rooms in Judualla Hall are located within a suite and share common space with either three other private rooms or 1 other private room and a double room.

Approximately 8' x 13'
Approximately 104 square feet

Room Amenities
Ethernet Port
Movable furniture
Window Blinds

XL Loftable bed
XL Twin Mattress
Desk Chair
Wardrobe with two drawers

All residence halls at Western Carolina University feature the following amenities:

  • Wireless internet access throughout the building
  • Exterior door access controlled by Cat Card (student ID)
  • Non-smoking building with 50 foot non-smoking perimeter 
  • Resident Assistant staff
  • Professional staff on call 24 hours a day

Judaculla Residents socializing in their suites' shared living room.


A view of Judaculla Residence Hall from Central Drive


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