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Smith Hall

Opened in 2005, Smith Hall is named after John T. Smith, the first African American to earn a doctor of philosophy degree from the University of Kentucky. After earning his Ph.D. in education in 1961, Smith became the first African American to serve as a vice president in a UK administration.

Hall Information

Address & Policies

  • Area of Campus: Central Campus
  • Visitation Policy: 24/7
  • Capacity: 181 Residents, 3 Floors
  • Co-ed
  • Smith Hall is open during breaks.

    Residents will have an additional “break housing fee” applied each semester; visit the go.uky.edu/HousingRates page for details. Visit the Academic calendar for dates of academic recesses.

Mailing Address:
(all mailing services including U.S. Postal Service, UPS, FedEx, etc.)

[student name]
Smith Hall
740 Woodland Ave.
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40526-0565

Amenities

  • 24/7 staffed front desk
  • Air-conditioned
  • Twin extra-long beds (78" x 36" x 7"), multi-density polyurethane foam mattress, extra firm on one side and plush firm on the other side for user comfort.
  • Fully furnished rooms with moveable furniture: 3-drawer dresser, desk, desk chair, and a wardrobe (with 2 drawers) for each student.
  • Carpeting in bedrooms
  • High-speed wired and wireless Internet access
  • Digital cable
  • Study areas on each floor
  • Laundry room on each floor ($1.50 to wash & $1.50 to dry)
  • Kitchen on each floor
  • Multi-purpose room on each floor
  • Bike parking
  • Refrigerator and microwave combination provided

Nearby

Smith Hall is located in Central Campus and is near The 90, William T. Young Library, the Johnson Center and many athletic facilities.

Rooms Offered

4-Person Suite White

Semi-private bedroom, semi-private bathroom.

Twin-size XL beds.

Located in Baldwin, Ingels, Smith and Roselle Halls.

Rates:

$3,979 per semester *Housing rates are subject to change pending review and approval by the UK Board of Trustees.

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