Martin-Schexnider Residence Hall

Martin-Schexnider Residence Hall Profile

Quick Facts

Established: 2014

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Freshman Housing

Theme Housing:

First-Year Honors

Living Arts

Live to Serve

Facility Overview
Number of floors: 4 in Martin Tower and 3 in Schexnider Tower
Number of rooms? 117
Capacity: 227
Elevator? Yes
Air Conditioning? Yes
Study Room(s)? Yes
Kitchen Access? Yes, on the first floor

Laundry Facilities? Yes, in each Pod

Campus Location:
North: Alumni House
South: Moore Hall
West: Atkins Hall
East: SG Atkins House

Martin-Schexnider is named after two previous Chancellors at Winston-Salem State University. One of the two towers of the residence hall is named for Dr. Harold L. Martin Sr., who served as chancellor from 2000 until 2006. The other tower is named for Dr. Alvin J. Schexnider, who was chancellor from 1996 until 2000.

Martin-Schexnider Residence Hall is a 44,000 square foot, 227 bed, two tower “pod” concept facility. A one story connector building links the two towers with common space for all residents, including a classroom for group resident instruction in a living learning community. 

Room Configurations:

Martin-Schexnider is co-ed by floor. Each floor of each tower contains 16 or 17 double-occupancy student rooms, two shared bathrooms and a common living space. The rooms are approximately 11 feet by 17 feet in size with two built-in closets. Students have wood vinyl plank flooring and ¾ height loftable furniture including a chest of drawers, a desk and a twin XL bed. 

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Hall Staff:


Winston-Salem State University

601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000

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