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    The Highlands

    The Highlands feature furnished apartments with three students sharing a living/dining room area, kitchen, 3 bathrooms (with 1 shower, 1 bathtub/shower, 2 toilets and 3 sinks) and three bedrooms. The layout of handicapped-accessible apartments varies.

    These buildings are located within walking distance of classroom buildings, Ferguson Center and Main Library.

    Residence Hall Details

    University Breaks

    All residence halls are open for fall and Thanksgiving breaks. This residence hall is also open during winter and spring breaks.

    Dining and Laundry Options

    The closest dining hall is Lakeside Dining. A laundry room is available in the Highlands Activity Center.

    Floor Plans

    Typical Unit

    Get ready to move into Highlands

    Staff & Address

    Area Coordinator: Blake McDonald
    Phone: (205) 348-6322

    Community Director: Christina Rowen
    Phone: (205) 348-2573

    The Highlands Street Address*
    145 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


    • Bedroom furniture provided for each resident:
      • Standard twin bed and mattress (36” x 75”), fixed height
      • Desk (dimensions may vary)
      • Desk chair
      • 3-drawer dresser (30” x 24”)
    • Wall-to-wall carpet
    • Approx. window dimensions: 31″ x 54 1/2″, mini blinds provided

    Living Room

    • Living room furniture provided shared by each resident:
      • 1 sofa
      • 1 lounge chair
    • Wall-to-wall carpet
    • Approx. window dimensions: 61″ x 54 3/8″, mini blinds provided
    • Includes Ethernet connection and cable TV connection


    • Refrigerator, electric stove, dishwasher*
    • Kitchen table with chairs


    • One full bathroom
    • One half bath that contains a sink and shower

    Additional Details

    • All utilities included
    • Includes Ethernet connection and cable TV connection

    * 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.