The Riverside community offers residents fully furnished 1, 2, or 4 bedroom suites consisting of a living room, kitchenette and bathrooms in each suite. The hall is located near on-campus dining options like Presidential Terrace, Lakeside Dining, and Lakeside Market. Each floor is equipped with a community living room, except for the first floor in Riverside North. Additionally, every building gives residents access to four study rooms, 1st and 3rd floor community kitchens, and 2nd and 4th floor 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.

Common Layouts

More Riverside Details




North campus


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

24-Hour Area Desk

Located in Presidential I

Bus Route Access

View bus routes

Break Schedule

Open: Thanksgiving and spring break
Closed: winter break


View rates


Riverside Map

Riverside North
663 Abercrombie Ln.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Riverside East
174 Hackberry Lane
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Riverside West
178 Hackberry Lane
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.

Riverside Room Specs

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 24D” x 30″H)
  • Closets with organizers installed. Closets do not have doors; curtain panels can be hung, if desired.
  • Approx. window dimensions: 44”W x 64”H, mini blinds provided
  • Carpet flooring


  • Shared by two residents
  • Shower stall with curtain liner provided
  • 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
    • 3 multi-use cubes (small shelving units
    • 1 dining table with 4 dining chairs (2 dining chairs in 1 and 2 bedroom suites)
  • Approx. window dimensions: 87”W x 62.5”H, mini blinds provided


  • Full refrigerator (compact fridge in 1-bedroom suites), sink, microwave and cabinets for storage

Community Kitchen

1st floor – stove, oven, microwave, sink and refrigerator

3rd floor – microwave, sink and refrigerator


Teyia Rhodes

Teyia Rhodes

Area Coordinator


Jarkaria Rice

Jarkaria Rice

Community Director, East and West

Jamelia Williams

Jamelia Williams

Community Director, North