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What are some of the resources you'll have while living on-campus?

Our Residence Life team has put together a list of information you need as a residential student. Below you will find all the pertinent information that anyone living on campus needs.


Each residence hall is equipped with a laundry room serviced by Mac-Gray Laundry Solutions. All machines are front loading, high efficiency washing machines. Please plan to purchase high efficiency laundry detergent to use when doing laundry. All laundry facilities are free, for residential student use only, and are located in the following areas:

  • Albright Hall - Basement
  • Barnhardt Hall - 1st Floor
  • Belk Hall - Basement
  • Byrum Hall - both 6th and 7th floors
  • Hayes - 1st Floor
  • HBO Hall - 1st Floor
  • Northwest Hall - 1st Floor
  • Wireman Hall - Available on each floor

Mail Service Center

Queens University of Charlotte has a Mail Service Center located on the ground floor of Trexler. The mail center serves as a place where students, faculty and staff can purchase stamps, send packages, and print materials for class, organizations, and work. Residential students are provided a personal mailbox and key for the duration of their enrollment at Queens. Students can receive mail and packages by utilizing the following format:

Student Name
Queens University of Charlotte
1900 Selwyn Avenue
MSC # (Insert Mailbox Number)
Charlotte, North Carolina 28274

Community Standards

Queens students are held to a high standard of conduct both in and out of the classroom. At the very heart of Queens University of Charlotte is the Honor Code. Below are a few important community standards that relate specifically to living on campus.

  • Alcohol - Alcohol is permitted in the residence halls for students who are at least 21 years of age. Students may not possess bulk amounts of alcohol. This includes but is not limited to kegs and party balls. We encourage students to consume alcohol responsibly by being aware of consumption amounts and not engaging in high risk drinking games.
  • Drugs and Tobacco - Queens promotes a drug free campus. Students who are found in possession of illegal drugs (including prescription drugs not prescribed to them) will face disciplinary and possibly criminal action. Smoking tobacco products is not permitted in any building on campus. Please refer to the Honor Code to learn more about our designated smoking areas on campus.
  • Harassment - Queens takes individual student safety and health very seriously. Students are not permitted to harass, bully or abuse any students on the basis of race, creed, religion, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, etc. We believe that every student has the right to a safe, fun and positive experience at Queens.
  • Trespassing - Students are encouraged to lock their doors each time they leave their residence hall room, suite or apartment. Students are not permitted to enter other rooms, suites or apartments without permission from the resident of that space.
  • Vandalism - We take pride in our community and our beautiful campus. It is the responsibility of all community members to maintain our campus and promulgate its beauty. Vandalism to the campus, another student's belongings, and university property is not permitted.
  • Animals on Campus - Students are permitted to have fish in a 10-gallon tank and approved service animals.
  • Fire Safety - Residential buildings are equipped with smoke detection and fire suppression systems that are linked to Campus Police. Due to fire and safety standards, never leave food unattended while cooking. Residence Life does permit students to have toasters, automatic coffee makers and items with a closed heat source. Make sure to leave hot plates (portable burners), grills, candles, incense, fireworks, explosives and electric blankets at home! String lights of any kind, including LED string lights and battery operated string lights, are not permitted.

Maintenance Requests

Campus Services at Queens is responsible for housekeeping and repairs to our on-campus buildings. Students may submit a service request by contacting the Resident Assistant on their floor.

What To Bring

Consider these suggestions when deciding what to pack for your move to campus. Your residence hall room already includes a bed, desk, desk chair, dresser or wardrobe, and a mini fridge with microwave. Rooms in Byrum include a standard-sized refrigerator and microwave. We encourage students to contact their roommate before moving to campus; there may be items that you want to share and should discuss before making any purchases. 


  • Standard twin sheets – Hayes Hall only
  • XL twin sheets – Wireman, Belk, Byrum, Northwest, Albright, HBO and Barnhardt Halls
  • Pillows and pillowcases
  • Bedding, comforter, or blanket
  • Mattress pad
  • Sleep mask
  • Earplugs
  • Sound machine


  • Dishes, cups and eating utensils (microwave safe)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Water filter pitcher
  • Sealed plastic containers/bags
  • Chip clips
  • Napkins or paper towels
  • Snacks
  • Personal pots or pans to use in community kitchens
  • Electric pressure cooker, slow cooker, or air fryer
  • Sponges
  • Dish soap
  • Oven mitt


  • Computer and accessories
  • Reading lamp
  • Calendar or planner
  • Portable hard drive or USB drive
  • Push pins
  • Noise cancelling headphones


  • Laundry basket or bag
  • Liquid laundry detergent only
  • Dryer sheets
  • Clothes hangers
  • Iron with auto-off
  • Ironing board 
  • Clothing for one season at a time
  • Pop out laundry hamper


  • Toiletries (Toilet paper provided in halls except Byrum, Hayes, Northwest and Wireman)
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Shower shoes
  • Shower caddy for soap, shampoo, etc.
  • Shower shoes
  • Bathrobe


  • Plants
  • Pictures/posters
  • Removable adhesive/hooks/blue tape (we recommend command strip brand) 
  • TV and DVDs (one ethernet port per room for streaming)
  • Small lamps
  • Small area rugs


  • Face covering(s)
  • Personal thermometer
  • Flashlight
  • Small tool set
  • Student ID (if already created)
  • Vehicle registration/insurance card (if bringing car to campus)
  • First aid kit
  • Bicycle with durable U-bolt lock
  • Key chain for room key
  • Trash bags


  • Cell phone and charger
  • Cleaning supplies (dust rags, sponge, multipurpose cleaner)
  • Odor eliminator 
  • Closet organizer/shoe racks
  • Batteries for electronics
  • Power strip with protector NOT extension cord
  • Broom/dustpan
  • Small vacuum
  • Bed risers

What to Leave at Home

  • Drugs (prescriptions should be clearly labeled and prescribed to student in possession)
  • Alcohol if you are under 21 years of age
  • Pets other than fish (10-gallon tank limit per person)
  • Dart boards
  • Personal mattresses
  • Weapons
  • Extension cords
  • Ceiling fans/lights
  • Appliances with open coils (toaster ovens, small grills, burners, or hot plates)
  • Fireworks
  • Explosives or unsafe chemicals
  • Candles and incense
  • Personal refrigerators

Special Accommodations

We are committed to providing an enriching experience regardless of ability or personal circumstances, and we recognize that some students may need special accommodation on campus. Support services and accommodations are provided through the Office of Student Disability Services. Find out more about student support.

If you need an accommodation or have a question about whether you should seek an accommodation, please contact sashelp@queens.edu.

Reach Out

Have questions about on-campus housing? Contact us at reslife@queens.edu or 704-337-2293.

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