Grossnickle Hall
An elegant, coeducational academic living community. Grossnickle is home to Residential Honors Program.

Academic Community

Constructed in 1922, the Spanish Revival architecture of Grossnickle Hall earned this residence hall a spot on the National Register of Historic Places and a designation as a Mississippi Landmark. Grossnickle halls is the home of Residential Honors Program of the Ina E. Gordy Honors College.

The hall is exclusively available to members of the Gordy Honors College, creating a unique academic living environment. Students live in suite-style rooms with living rooms and kitchenettes in each suite. Each room has a private bath. Residents have access to amenities such as 1GB/s ethernet, and free wireless internet connectivity.

Residents in Grossnickle are located in the beautiful North Campus community. Centrally located, Grossnickle is immediately adjacent to Painter Academic Hall and Parkinson Science Hall. Most other academic buildings on campus are less than a 5 minute walk from Grossnickle Hall.

The two-story building was named in honor of R.L. Grossnickle, former head of the department of mathematics.

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Historic North Campus
46 Residents
Coeducational Honors



Residential Honors College

Residential Honors

About the Honors Program

In the Residential Honors Program (RHP), students participate in a living-learning community for their freshman and sophomore years.

If selected, you will participate in a Residential Honors Program that includes:

  • Set freshman and sophomore honors curriculum consisting of courses in literature and history which are open only to students in the RHP
  • Live in the Honors Residence Hall, where residents will learn from two upper-level honors mentors and will participate in weekly programming
  • Study abroad program after the sophomore year during which students complete two section of the junior level honors seminars (HO 303)


Room Amenities

  • Suite-style rooms
  • Private Bath
  • Kitchen in each suite
  • Living Room in each suite
  • Microwave
  • Mini-Refrigerator
  • Extra Long Twin Beds
  • Bed Lofts Available
  • ResLife Cinema VOD
  • 1GB/s Ethernet Connection
  • Free Wnet Wi-Fi

Building Amenities

  • TV lounge with 55” Television
  • Free Laundry Room
  • Lobby
  • Information Desk
  • Study Lounge
  • Computer Lab
  • 24/7 Housing Staff Availability
  • Keycard Access
  • 24 Hour Quiet Hours
  • Private, Gated Parking

Campus Amenities

  • Buffet-Style Dining Center
  • Subway CafĂ©
  • Common Grounds Coffee
  • 5,300 sqft Fitness Center
  • Indoor Heated Pool
  • Indoor Basketball/Volleyball Court
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Renovated Library
  • Walking Distance to Classes

Grossnickle Photos