Ridgecrest East and West

Ridgecrest East and West offer residents fully furnished 4 bedroom suites consisting of a living room, kitchenette and bathrooms in each suite. Ridgecrest West is Honors housing; Ridgecrest East is not part of Honors housing and is available for general housing. The halls are located near on-campus dining options like Lakeside Dining, Raising Cane’s and the UA Student Center. Each building is equipped with four study rooms, seven common areas, and 2nd and 3rd floor kitchens and laundry rooms. Students are responsible for providing their own trash receptacles, cookware, eating utensils, toilet paper and cleaning supplies. For more details, review the specifications section below.

To view standard features for all buildings, see the Halls page.

Additional Details



Floor Plans

4 bedroom suite

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North campus


Dunkin Donuts
England Hall Market
Lakeside Dining
Raising Cane’s
The University of Alabama Student Center

24-Hour Area Desk

Located in Ridgecrest South

Bus Route Access

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Break Schedule

Open: Thanksgiving and spring break
Closed: winter break


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Ridgecrest East and West map

Ridgecrest East
900 2nd Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Ridgecrest West
920 2nd Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Note: Mail is not delivered to this address. Send all mail to the Campus Mail Service Center.

Driving directions may be altered during Move-In, so please follow any driving instructions sent to your Crimson email.


Specifications are for typical units. Individual rooms may vary.

Hanging Items on Walls

For this building, only use nails or push pins for hanging items (max 10).

Wallpaper, peel and stick wallpaper, mounting televisions, LED light strips and screw anchors are not permitted. Students are liable for any damages caused by unapproved hanging methods.


  • Approx. room dimensions: 11’W x 10’L
  • Furniture provided for each resident:
    • Extended twin bed and mattress (36”W x 80”L), adjustable height up to 33” max from floor (bed rails available)
    • Desk (2 pieces)(desk, 30” W x 24” D x 30” H) (storage unit, 18” W x 24” D x 30”H)
    • Desk chair
    • 3-drawer dresser (30”W x 24”D x 30″H)
  • Closets
  • Approx. window dimensions: 44”W x 64”H, mini blinds provided
  • Carpet flooring


  • Shared by two residents
  • Shower stall with curtain liner
  • Toilet, sink, and vanity
  • Storage under sink

Living Room

  • Approx. room dimensions: 12’W x 31’L
  • Furniture shared by all suite residents:
    • 1 sofa
    • 1 lounge chair
    • 1 entertainment unit (30”W x 24”D x 30”W)
    • 1 dining table with 4 dining chairs (2 dining chairs in 1 and 2 bedroom suites)
  • Approx. window dimensions: 88” x 64”, mini blinds provided


  • Full refrigerator, microwave, and cabinets for storage

Community Kitchen

2nd and 3rd floor – stove, oven, microwave, sink and refrigerator


Anthony Brown

Anthony Brown

Area Coordinator