Centennial Hall

Centennial Hall is a coed residence hall offering both single and double rooms built around central “pods”, serving as shared lounge areas. Centennial Hall has pods designated by gender as well as gender-open pods. Centennial Hall is a hall primarily for new to NWU and international students to reside in their first year on campus.

Centennial single and double room
Centennial single (top) and double (bottom)

Facility Highlights

  • Single and double rooms
  • Central air conditioning
  • 24-hour quiet study space
  • 24-hour computer and printing facilities
  • Community cable TV/lounge for each floor
  • Full kitchen facilities on first floor
  • Laundry room
  • Soda and snack vending
  • Wireless internet
  • Custodial services provided for restroom facilities, corridors, floor lounges and any other public spaces

Restroom and Shower Information

Centennial Hall has restroom and shower facilities in each “pod” (3 per floor). The restrooms have 2 separate stalls and each floor has a, single, lockable shower room that is separate from the restroom. There is a single, all-gender restroom located on the first floor of the hall across from the Residential Education Office. Nebraska Wesleyan University encourages students, staff, faculty and guests to use the restroom that matches their gender identity.

Room Furnishings

Rooms are furnished with the basics including blinds, loftable bedframes, extra-long, twin mattresses with fire and bedbug resistant lining, sliding-door closet, chair and built-in desk and shelves. Mattresses are the standard 36” inch wide and are over 80” in length. Centennial residents may rent Micro-Chill units directly through College Products. Centennial Hall does not have carpeting in student rooms.

ADA Accessibility

Centennial Hall is currently accessible by wheelchair through the Residential Education Office (open normal business hours).

Emergency Meeting Locations

Anytime the fire alarm sounds, students are required to swiftly and safely exit their building. Centennial Hall residents should meet in the grassy area by Pioneer Hall’s main entrance. In the event of a tornado warning, residents are required to swiftly and safely move to shelter in the basement laundry room.


  • One young woman holds up a dress while talking to her roommate.
  • Two girls sitting under a lofted bed in a dormitory room.
  • Three girls in dormitory room.
  • Group of students in the commons area of Centennial Hall
  • Arial view of Centinnial Hall which is a wide brick building.