Housing, Dining & Residence Life (HDRL)

Neighborhood 2

East House
East House residence hall, opened in 1914, is home to approximately 80 first-year students on Duke’s East Campus. Like all other halls on campus, East House is co-ed, with male and female students living on the same floor. East House offers a common kitchen, laundry room, common room with an adjacent game room, and several study rooms. East House is not air-conditioned and rooms have hardwood or solid surface floors.  East House is staffed by one graduate resident and five resident assistants.

Residence Coordinator: Kati Cadenhead

Epworth
Epworth residence hall is home to approximately 50 first-year students on Duke’s East Campus. It is the oldest and smallest residence hall on East Campus. Opening in 1894, the building was named for the parish where John Welsley’s father was minister in England in 1896. Like all other halls on campus, Epworth is co-ed, with males living on one floor and female students living on the other floor. Shared bathrooms are provided on each floor, one for men and one for women. Epworth offers a full kitchen, laundry room, common room, and two outdoor patios. Epworth is not air-conditioned and rooms are carpeted. Epworth is staffed by one graduate resident and two resident assistants.

Residence Coordinator: Kati Cadenhead
Faculty-in-Residence: Bradley Rogers

Giles
Giles residence hall is home to approximately 115 first-year students on Duke's East Campus. Opening in 1927, the building was named after three sisters who were the first women to graduate from Trinity College. Like all other halls on campus, Giles is co-ed with separate bathrooms for male and female residents. The building offers a common kitchen, study room, common room with media set-up, and laundry facilities. Giles is not centrally air-conditioned, but each room has a Duke provided in room AC unit. Rooms have hardwood or solid surface floors.  Giles is staffed by one graduate resident and five resident assistants.

Residence Coordinator: Kati Cadenhead
Faculty-in-Residence: Sumathi Ramaswamy

Jarvis
Jarvis residence hall is home to approximately 80 first-year students on Duke's East Campus.  Opening in 1914, the building was named after Thomas J. Jarvis. Like all other halls on campus, Jarvis is co-ed not air-conditioned. The building offers a common kitchen, laundry room, common room, and several study rooms. Jarvis recently underwent a major renovation and all bathrooms and common areas were updated. Jarvis is staffed by one graduate resident and five resident assistants.

Residence Coordinator: Kati Cadenhead

Wilson
Wilson residence hall is home to approximately 100 first-year students on Duke's East Campus. Opening in 1927, the building was named after Dean Mary Grace Wilson. Like all other halls on campus, Wilson is co-ed. The building offers two common areas that include a piano and television, a common kitchen, a laundry room, and study room. The rooms are part of a suite-style layout where several bedrooms are grouped around a shared bathroom. Wilson is not air-conditioned and rooms have hardwood or solid surface floors. Wilson is staffed by one graduate resident and four resident assistants.

Residence Coordinator: Kati Cadenhead
Faculty-in-Residence: Christopher Roy