Pioneer Hall

Pioneer Hall is NWU’s most recently remodeled residence hall that enables students to form close a close and supportive community. Pioneer Hall joins with Johnson Hall via a large basement lounge that includes a small kitchen, pool table, ping pong table, study tables and a TV area. It is also the closet residence hall to the Story Student Center and the dining hall. Pioneer Hall houses first year residents and is generally co-educational by half floors.

Pioneer Hall
Pioneer Hall double: 12 feet by 14 feet

Facility Highlights

  • Double rooms
  • Room-controlled air conditioning
  • 24-hour quiet study space
  • 24-hour computer facilities
  • Collaborate group study spaces
  • Large basement with TV lounge, pool table, ping pong table, fireplace and kitchen facilities for limited cooking
  • 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

Pioneer Hall has communal, bathrooms and showers on every floor. There is a single-person, all-gender restroom/shower on the first floor. Pioneer Hall residents also have access to a single-person restroom/shower in the basement of Johnson Hall. 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, mattresses with fire and bedbug resistant lining, loftable bedframes, closet, desk chairs, movable desks and movable dressers. Mattresses are the standard 36” inch wide and are over 80” in length. Pioneer Hall residents may rent Micro-Chill units directly through College Products. Pioneer Hall has carpeting in student rooms.

ADA Accessibility

Pioneer Hall is currently accessible by wheelchair through the east entrance and there are several wheelchair accessible rooms for students to live in throughout the building. Pioneer Hall has an elevator.

Emergency Meeting Locations

Anytime the fire alarm sounds, students are required to swiftly & safely exit their building. Pioneer Hall residents should meet in the grassy area outside of Pioneer’s east entrance towards Lot 9. In the event of a tornado warning, residents are required to swiftly and safely move to shelter in the basement kitchen/lounge areas or in the tunnel between Johnson Hall and Pioneer Hall.