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Thrailkill Hall

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Thrailkill Hall opened its doors for the first time in 2006 to welcome upperclass students in the Hillview community. It provides living space for 322 students and on-campus parking garage with 400 spaces. The residence hall is named in honor of Belmont's past board chairman Larry Thrailkill and his wife, Jan. Thrailkill served on the university's Board of Trustees since 1980 and led the board as chairman during a period of rapid growth for the university. Thrailkill Hall


Thrailkill rooms are suite style. The rooms are 16' x 16' and are double occupancy. Rooms are furnished with 2 twin beds, 2 dressers, 2 wardrobes, 2 desks, and 2 chairs. There are two triple rooms on each floor located at the end of each wing.  Internet and cable hook-ups are available in each room. Individual heating and air units are in each room and are controlled by the residents. The floors in the rooms are tiled.

The front desk is located in the lobby on the main entrance floor. Laundry facilities with eight washers/dryers and vending machines are available on the main level.   There is a classroom on the 5th floor that students can use to study, hang out, or hold meetings.  The 2nd floor lobby provides a great hang out area with couches and flat screen TV.


Thrailkill has nine Resident Assistants (RAs). One RA is assigned to each wing. RAs are available to provide peer guidance, develop community building activities and floor programs, and serve as a resource to students. RAs report to the Residence Director (RD). The RD is a full-time, live-in employee of Belmont University. The RD has a Bachelors degree, and in some cases, a Masters degree. The RD is responsible for the administrative details of the building, including maintenance requests, discipline, supervising the RAs, and serving as a resource for students. The RD Office is located behind the front desk and the RD apartment is down the hall from the laundry room.