Building 1516 opened fall 2010 and is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification residence hall. Building 1516 provides double and single rooms with private bath accommodations geared toward non-first-year undergraduate students. Building 1516 is a signature space that supports the academic and personal growth of residents, provides a place where programs, classes and events are hosted, and most importantly, provides a home-away-from-home for 555 students. Located adjacent to East Campus Village, it is near the Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, University Health Center, Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Lamar Dodd School of Art and the Georgia Museum of Art. In addition, Building 1516 provides easy access to residential parking as well as multiple bus routes, and is a short distance to the Village Summit Dining Commons located Joe Frank Harris Commons.
Building 1516 features carpeted rooms complete with desks, chairs, four-drawer dressers, two-drawer mobile pedastals, wardrobes and 17-position adjustable beds*. Students have individual room controls for heat and air conditioning as well as access to cable TV and high-speed Internet. Building 1516 offers covered bike storage, lounges and study rooms on each floor, a computer lab, laundry and kitchen facilities, and a large, multipurpose room equipped with state-of-the-art technology designed to accommodate programs or events.
For more about Building 1516's green features, visit our sustainability page.
* Some room configurations do not allow for 17-position adjustable beds.
The visitation option for Building 1516 is “2”, which allows for visitors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.