Residents: Upper class/Freshmen
1st & 3rd floor - male
2nd & 4th floor - female
Type of Room: Double Occupancy
Building Type: Co-ed community bath
Opened in 1961, Butler Hall was named in honor of former Superintendent of Instruction, Wendell P. Butler. The four-story non-air conditioned facility, housing 150 freshmen co-ed students was renovated in 1993 with new windows, floor tiles, and plumbing. In the fall of 2001, the facility was designated as an Honors/Leadership Residential College. Membership is open to freshmen students in the MSU Academic Honors Program, Presidential Scholarship recipients, Governor's Scholars, Regional Honors Scholarship recipients, Valedictorians, Salutatorians, National Merit Finalist/Semifinalists, or students with exceptional leadership skills. Benefits of residing in the facility include on-site classes and tutoring, opportunities to develop leadership skills, specialized programming, and a supportive environment focused on student success. Each room is furnished with a window air-conditioner, window blinds, beds, study desks and chairs, closets, bulletin boards, book shelves with lighting underneath, mirrors with lights over the top, telephone jack with local service (students will need to provide and analog telephone), TV jack (students will need to provide TV coax cable), and a data port.
- Room Size: 15'" X 12'
- Window Size: 7' X 4' (Mini Blinds are provided)
- Bed Size: XL Twin bed
- Ethernet computer connection to the university's mainframe with Internet connection. (Requires a NIC card and UTP cable - 10 foot cable recommended)
- Individual Window Air-conditioners
- Self-regulating heating units
- Smoke detectors
- Lobby Area
- Free Laundry (washers and dryers are provided for student use)
- Vending area
- Living Learning Center
- Individual student mail boxes
- House phone to allow guests and visitors to call residents in their room
- Eagle Video Network - 27 basic channels free. Extended tier and movie channels are available at an additional charge per room.