Cannon Hall

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 Cannon Hall exterior


Built in 1926, Cannon Hall accommodates 51 students. Located on South Carolina Avenue, Cannon is close to central campus, but a short walk from the Quadrangle. When it was first built in the 1920s, Cannon was awarded for being one of the finest residence halls in the country.


 Cannon hall room interior Cannon hall room interior

With 27 rooms on three floors, arranged in singles, doubles, and triples, Cannon offers a mix of rooms. Each floor shares a common bathroom; the first and second floors have two bathrooms each. All rooms are carpeted and windows are furnished with blinds.

Average room dimensions: Each room is unique in shape and size

Average window dimensions: Each window is unique in shape and size

Room Furnishings (based on a double occupancy room):  

  • Two Twin XL beds (beds heights are adjustable, and typically have about 24” of storage space underneath each bed)
  • Four movable and stackable dressers with two drawers each
  • Two built in closets with rods for hanging clothes (closets do not have doors)
  • Two desks with chairs
  • Two waste bins
  • One room phone and two Ethernet ports


There is a common room on the first floor that contains comfortable seating, cable television and a DVD player. The residence hall kitchen, furnished with stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator, and sink, is located on the first floor. Laundry machines are located in the basement, and a bike shed is adjacent to the residence hall. Cannon shares an outdoor courtyard, grill and fire pit with Smith Hall. Cannon Hall is air-conditioned.

A‌dditional Info

To see more photos of Cannon, please visit the Cannon Hall photo album on our Facebook page.