The Highlands

The Highlands offers residents a fully furnished apartment equipped with its own private kitchen. In Highlands apartments, there are 2 single occupancy bedrooms and 1 double occupancy bedroom. The hall is located near on-campus dining options like Presidential Terrace, Lakeside Dining and Lakeside Market. Highlands Commons provides residents with a community room and laundry room. 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. Highlands houses mostly freshmen, with some upperclass students.

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

Additional Details


Gender

All

Floor Plans

Typical Unit

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Community

North campus

Nearby

Dunkin Donuts
Lakeside Dining
Presidential Blenz
Presidential Terrace Deli
Presidential Terrace Market

24-Hour Area Desk

Located in Presidential I
205-348-5566

Bus Route Access

Nearest pick up in front of the Witt Activity Center

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Break Schedule

Open: Thanksgiving, winter and spring break

Cost

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Address

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145 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.

Specifications


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.

A and C Bedrooms

  • Approx. room dimensions: 10’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
    • Desk chair
    • 3-drawer dresser
  • Approx. window dimensions: 31”W x 54 1/2”H, mini blinds provided
  • Vinyl flooring

B/D Bedroom

  • Approx. room dimensions: 10’W x 14’L
  • Furniture provided for each resident:
    • Extended twin bed and mattress (36”W x 80”L), adjustable height up to 40” max from floor (bed rails available)
    • Suspended desktop attachable to the bed frame (30″ wide)
    • Desk chair
    • Two under bed 2-drawer dressers: 36”w x 24”d x 20.5”h each
  • Wardrobe (42″ wide) and closet shared by both residents
  • Approx. window dimensions: 31”W x 54 1/2”H, mini blinds provided
  • Vinyl flooring

Bathroom

  • One bath, one shower, two toilets and three sinks
  • Shower curtain liners provided

Living Room

  • Approx. room dimensions: 10’W x 11’L
  • Furniture shared by all residents:
    • 1 modular sofa (4 pieces)
    • 1 end table
  • Approx. window dimension: 61”W x 54 3/8”H, mini blinds provided
  • Vinyl flooring

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator, electric stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher
  • Kitchen table with chairs

Staff

Mya Walker

Mya Walker

Area Coordinator

mdwalker12@ua.edu
205-348-9295