Housing, Dining & Residence Life (HDRL)

Neighborhood 1

Alspaugh
Alspaugh residence hall is home to approximately 125 first-year students on Duke’s East Campus. Opening in 1927, the building was named for John W. Alspaugh. Like all other halls on campus, Alspaugh is co-ed, with male and female students living on different wings on the same floor. Each floor has two common area bathrooms and the first floor contains a kitchen, commons room, and study room.  The commons room includes a piano, game tables, and television. All rooms are furnished and equipped with wireless access. Alspaugh is not air-conditioned and rooms have hardwood or solid surface floors. Alspaugh is staffed by one graduate assistant and five resident assistants.

Residence Coordinator: Tyrone Jean
Factulty-in-Residence: Simon Partner

Bassett
Bassett residence hall is home to approximately 125 first-year students on Duke’s East Campus. Opening in 1927, the building was named for John Spencer Bassett. Like all other halls on campus, Bassett is co-ed, with male and female students living in wings on the same floor. Bassett offers several small study rooms, a common area kitchen, and a common lounge with a television, pool table, and piano. All rooms are furnished and equipped with wireless access. Bassett is not centrally air-conditioned, but each room has a Duke provided in room AC unit. Most rooms have hardwood or solid surface floors.  Bassett is staffed by one graduate resident and five resident assistants.


Residence Coordinator: Tyrone Jean
Faculty-In-Residence: Patrick Charbonneau

Brown
Brown residence hall is home to approximately 125 first-year students on Duke's East Campus. Opening in 1927, the building was named for Joseph G. Brown. Like all other halls on campus, Brown is co-ed, with male and female students living on the same floor. Brown offers several study rooms, a common kitchen, and a common room with game tables, a piano, and television. All rooms are furnished and equipped with wireless access. Brown is not air-conditioned and most rooms have hardwood or solid surface floors. Brown is staffed by one graduate resident and five resident assistants.

Residence Coordinator: Tyrone Jean
Faculty-in-Residence: Anthony M. Kelley

Pegram
Pegram residence hall is home to approximately 125 first-year students on Duke's East Campus. Opening in 1927, the building was named for William H. Pegram. Like all other halls on campus, Pegram is co-ed, with male and female students living on the same floor. The building has two bathrooms per floor, assigned by gender. The building is not air-conditioned but has very large windows that allow a cool breeze. Pegram offers a common kitchen, several study rooms, and a common room with game tables, a piano, and television. All rooms are furnished, have hardwood floors, and are equipped with wireless access. Pegram is staffed by one graduate resident and five resident assistants.

Pegram is home to the Performing Arts Living/Learning Community. The intent of the Peforming Arts Community is to give first-year students exposure to the both Duke and Durham arts including music, dance, theatre, and much more.

Residence Coordinator: Tyrone Jean
Faculty-in-Residence: Hsiao-Mei Ku