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    The Riverside Community houses 966 residents. The facilities include single, double and four bedroom options with a kitchenette and living room.

    Riverside is located between the AIME building and Presidential Village, nestled between Hackberry Lane and McCorvey Drive and is within walking distance to all classrooms, the Ferguson Center and the Main Library. All Riverside buildings have wireless internet access throughout the building.

    Residence Hall Details

    University Breaks

    All residence halls are open for fall and Thanksgiving breaks.

    Dining and Laundry Options

    The closest dining hall is Lakeside Dining. There are community kitchens on the 1st and 3rd floors of each building, with a convection oven only. Beginning in Fall 2016, community kitchens in Riverside will have traditional ovens and cooktops. Laundry rooms are available on the 2nd and 4th floors of each building.

    Floor Plans

    Riverside East 4-person suite
    Riverside East 2-person suite

    Riverside North 4-person suite
    Riverside North 2-person suite

    Riverside West 4-person suite
    Riverside West 2-person suite

    Riverside 1-person suite

    Get ready to move into Riverside

    Staff & Address

    Area Coordinator: Russell Smith
    Phone: (205) 348-7437

    Community Director (East): Malcolm Harper
    Phone: (205) 347-2677

    Community Director (North): Cleminth Thomas
    Phone: (205) 348-5565

    Community Director (West): Malissa Arrington
    Phone: (205) 348-9227

    Riverside North Street Address*
    172 Hackberry Lane
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    Riverside West Street Address*
    174 Hackberry Lane
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    Riverside East Street Address*
    178 Hackberry Lane
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    *Note: mail is not delivered to this address. Mail and packages will be sent to the Ferguson Mail Center.

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    Room Details


    • Furniture provided for each resident:
      • Extended twin bed and mattress (36” x 80”), adjustable height up to 33” max from floor
      • Desk (48” x 24”)
      • Desk chair
      • 3-drawer dresser (30” x 24”)
      • Bedside table with drawer
    • Closets with organizers installed
    • Wall-to-wall carpet
    • Approx. window dimensions: 44″ x 64″, mini blinds provided
    • Includes Ethernet connection and cable TV connection

    Living Room

    • Furniture provided shared by each resident:
      • 1 sofa
      • 2 lounge chairs (1 lounge chair in 1 & 2 bedroom suites)
      • 1 coffee table
      • 3 multi-use cubes (small shelving units)
      • 1 dining table with 4 dining chairs (2 dining chairs in 1 & 2 bedroom suites)
    • Wall-to-wall carpet
    • Approx. window dimensions: 87″ x 62 ½”, mini blinds provided
    • Includes Ethernet connection and cable TV connection


    • Full refrigerator, microwave and cabinets for storage*

    Bathroom (shared by 2 residents)

    • Shower stall with curtain
    • Toilet, sink and vanity
    • Storage under sink

    Additional Details

    * Please note that residents must bring their own trash receptacles, cookware, eating utensils and cleaning supplies for use in their apartment or suite. Furniture and room layout may vary.

    Map to Residence Hall

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