Russell houses approximately 975 first-year men and women in double-occupancy rooms. The hall is divided into the Augusta, Halifax, Savannah and Stewart colonies, and colonies are further divided into neighborhoods, each with its own lounge and bathroom.
All rooms are furnished with built-in desks and dressers, chairs, 17-position adjustable beds and feature high-speed Internet access, air conditioning and cable TV. Community features include a volleyball court, basketball and tennis courts, a computer lab, study rooms, kitchens and laundry facilities. The Russell Academic Center features high-tech classrooms, laptop computers and quiet study space.
Russell Community offers option "1" visitation; visitation is permitted Monday - Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m., and 24 hours a day beginning 10 a.m. Friday and ending at 2 a.m. Monday (Sunday night).