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Eastern Kentucky University

Housing and Residence Life

Palmer Hall

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Now open to all students, Palmer Hall is the perfect community for students who want a central campus location! Located directly next to the brand-new campus recreation center, and just steps from the Powell Student Center and Case Dining Hall, Palmer Hall is a perfect location to enjoy the conveniences of campus.

Palmer Hall Floor Plans

Below you can view an example room layout for the styles offered in Palmer Hall. Please note, these layouts do not reflect the exact room style and should be used as a general reference. Because of the varying sizes of spaces, exact dimensions for specific spaces are not available.

Bed Size – Twin XL

Bed Maximum Height – 2’9″

Housing Palmer Hall Floor Plan




Palmer Hall offers Traditional spaces which house two residents per room and offer a community bathroom. Traditional spaces offer affordable living in a close-knit community where students get involved and easily engage with others.

Room Dimensions

Below are the standard room dimensions for Palmer Hall spaces. Please note, spaces vary by size and the below dimensions are reflective of a typical room and to be used as a reference only. Exact dimensions for a specific space are not available.

Building Name Standard Room Dimensions Standard Window Size
Palmer Hall 16’9″ x 11’1″ 87″ x 45″

Closet Length and Width – 24 x 40 inches

Dresser Length, Width, and Height – 18 x 30 x 45 inches

Desk Length, Width, and Height – 24 x 32 x 30 inches

Services and Amenities

One of the benefits to life on campus is the worry-free living!

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One of the benefits to life on campus is less worrying and more time enjoying campus!

When you live on campus at EKU, you do not have to stress about rent, electric bills or other utilities. You also get free Wi-Fi and laundry exclusive to EKU Residents! In your room, we provide your bed, dresser/wardrobe, and desk (with chair). All you need to bring is yourself and room decorations for your space.

Palmer Hall also offers community TV and computer lounges, free laundry facilities on the 3rd and 7th floor, and a kitchenette facility on the 1st floor.

Palmer Hall Contact Information

Front Desk: (859) 622-1708

Residence Hall Coordinator: Sam Proctor,

Mail to the residents of Palmer Hall should be addressed in the following way:

First Last Name:
Eastern Kentucky University
Mail Services, Powell Building
225 Park Drive
Richmond, KY 40475

Housing and Residence Life

521 Lancaster Avenue
Mail: CPO 51, Whitlock Room 552
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-1515


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