Built in 1966, Becky Bacot Hall is a freshman residence hall named after the late daughter of a prominent Methodist couple. Bacot Hall is located on the North Side of campus and is near the Maurice H. Hall Activities Center (which houses the campus gym), Olin Hall (Millsaps' science building), and the Campbell College Center (where the cafeteria and campus coffee shop are located).
Bacot is located directly between Sanderson and Franklin Halls and stands out with its four-wing design. Students are housed on one of three floors, and each wing houses up to 16 residents.
Each room in Bacot Hall is divided by a dual closet flanked by wooden dressers; the rooms each feature two desks, chairs, shelving, and standard twin beds (with a limited number of twin XL mattresses available by request). As the rooms in Bacot are tiled, students are encouraged to bring their own area rugs.
• A large walled courtyard with tables and benches
• Immediate access to student parking facilities directly behind the dorm
• Lobby area with a large-screen television set and a number of sofas and chairs, as well as a common meeting area with tables and a piano
• Laundry facility on each floor
• Communal bathrooms located on every hall
• Beverage and snack machines located on the first floor
• Freshmen selected to participate in the Wellspring Program are housed in Bacot Hall.
Ezelle Hall was built in 1958 and named for Mr. R.L. Ezelle, who served on the Millsaps Board of Trustees for 20 years. Ezelle is comprised of three floors and roughly 31,000 square feet of living space.
Ezelle Hall was completely renovated in 1997; during the renovation process, new carpeting was installed in the hallways, new lights were installed in bedrooms. The building also features new bathrooms and new ventilation systems as part of its renovation.
Ezelle Hall is located on the south side of campus, near all other upperclassmen dorms and the fraternity houses. It currently houses freshman men. The bathrooms in this residence hall are particularly spacious, and handicap-accessible features are available.
Students reside in traditional double rooms with tiled floors. Each room also includes two internet hook-ups and basic furniture, including a desk, chair, dresser, closet, and bed for each occupant.
• A large second floor lobby, complete with several tables, couches, loveseats, and
a large screen television
• Several vending machines
• A laundry room in the Ezelle basement
• An additional basement lobby with couches
• Indoor elevators and outdoor access ramps, with several rooms designed specifically for handicapped students
• A manual air conditioning system, allowing students to control the air and heat conditions in their rooms as they choose
• Bordered by a basketball court, a new sand volleyball court, and an outdoor courtyard area with benches
Goodman House was named in honor of a former Millsaps English teacher, Mrs. Marguerite Watkins Goodman and her family. Opened in 1985, the facility comprises 16,000 square feet of living space. This residence hall is a two-story apartment style complex.
Goodman House is located on the south side of campus adjacent to the campus entrance at Webster Street. The building's location is convenient to all other south side residence halls and is just a few minutes' walk from most academic buildings. Parking for Goodman is convenient, with many spaces located both directly in front and to the side of the building.
Goodman House has a center courtyard, offering students a comfortable place to relax, entertain, and socialize. Additionally, each of Goodman's double rooms contains a living room, bedroom, private bath, and a study lounge/kitchenette. Each room also offers two internet hook-ups and basic furniture, including a desk, chair, dresser, closet, and bed for each occupant.
• A center courtyard with barbecue pits, tables, and benches
• A central laundry facility on the ground floor with beverage and snack machines
• Manual air conditioning system, allowing students to control the air and heat conditions in their rooms as they choose
New South Hall, one of the newest residence halls on campus, was built in 1995. It is located in a landscaped setting on the south side of campus, near other upperclassman dorms, Reuben's, and fraternity row. New South Hall also has the largst residential study/lounge area at Millsaps. This area is furnished with couches, chairs, tables, and desks, offering a quiet environment for studying or relaxing. A multipurpose student activities room was added in 2011 and is adjacent to the atrium.
New South Hall, which houses upperclassman students, is separated into two wings. One wing, nicknamed "the hall," features suite-style living, with spacious bedrooms shared by two students each, with four students sharing a bathroom. The other wing, nicknamed "the atrium," also consists of suite-style bedrooms, but includes two added living room areas shared between four students. In these floor plans, each student has his or her own bedroom. Between the two wings, New South comprises more than 48,000 square feet of living space. New South rooms include basic furniture: a desk, chair, dresser, and bed for each occupant. The large rooms make it easy to move in and rearrange furniture, and all rooms have internet access.
• The largest residential study/lounge at Millsaps, with couches, chairs, tables,
• A central laundry facility and beverage and snack machines
• A multipurpose student activities room (added to the atrium in 2011)
• An elevator and handicap-accessible rooms
• Ample parking in an adjacent lot
• A nearby grassy area with benches and picnic tables where students can congregate
• A sand volleyball court
• Phone jacks that can be activated for a minimal fee; should you wish to activate your phone line, please contact Residence Life
Built in 1986, Sanderson Hall is named in memory of Joe Frank Sanderson's wife, Ann. Currently, Sanderson houses both upperclassman men and women. Sanderson comprises more than 20,000 square feet of living space.
The building is located on the north side of campus in the immediate vicinity of Olin Hall (Millsaps's science building), the Maurice H. Hall Activities Center (where the campus gym is located) the Campbell College Center, which houses the cafeteria and campus coffee shop.
Sanderson Hall consists of two separate wings. The north wing has four stories of halls, including a basement. Each hall is suite-style with two rooms (four students) sharing a bathroom. The south wing is two stories, with rooms similar to those in the north halls, with an added living room area.
Sanderson rooms have a large lighted closet and other basic furniture, including a desk, chair, dresser, and bed for each occupant. The rooms are spacious, making it easy to move in and rearrange furniture, and all rooms have internet hook-ups.
• Convenient parking in a lot directly adjacent to the residence halls
• A study room containing comfy couches, chairs, and wall-to-wall windows
• A well-equipped central laundry facility offers both beverage and snack machines
John, Charles, and Susanna Halls opened in the fall of 2009 and house 138 students in suite-style living. The new halls are located on the south side of campus near other upperclassman residence halls, Reuben's, and the Writing Center in John Stone Hall.
Each of the new residence halls' single rooms have double beds, a manual air conditioning system, a closet, desk, chair, and sink, and share a jack-and-jill style bath with an adjoining room. The four-story brick buildings are each 17,472 square feet and feature multiple living and learning space.
• Front porches with several rocking chairs
• Fully furnished living rooms with multiple seating areas
• Full kitchens, with refrigerators, freezers, stoves, ovens, microwaves, and dishwashers
• Spacious multipurpose rooms and conference rooms on the main floor of each building
• An additional recreation room with study and television areas and a laundry room, separated by a glass wall, on the garden level
• Green building principles, including the installation of water efficient fixtures, energy efficient boilers, domestic hot water heaters, and energy efficient lighting; in addition, the dormitories incorporate the use of regional materials along with recycled and rapidly renewable resources for many construction materials