• Hastings-Simmons Hall

    Spacious and inviting suites on North Campus. Hastings-Simmons is home to our Female Upperclassmen.
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Hastings-Simmons Hall

North Campus

45 Residents


Female Upperclassmen


Hastings-Simmons Hall

  • Upperclassmen Rooms
  • Suite-Style Living
  • In Suite Kitchens
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • TV Lounge

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Mississippi Landmark

Spacious and elegant, Hastings-Simmons Hall is home to female upperclassmen at The W.

Constructed in 1900, the historic building provides students with 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 Hastings-Simmons are located in the beautiful North Campus community, overlooking Shattuck Lawn. Hastings-Simmons is immediately adjacent to Poindexter Music Hall and the Culinary Arts Institute. Most academic buildings on campus are less than a 10 minute walk from Hastings-Simmons Hall.

The Office of Housing and Residence Life completed a residence hall enhancement project in Hastings-Simmons in 2015, adding enhanced Wi-Fi, as well as new furniture and interior painting for all the rooms.

Originally named for Olivia Hastings, an early leader in the movement to establish a state supported college for women. This building was then rededicated in October, 1994 as Hastings-Simmons Hall in honor of Miriam Q. Simmons, MUW alumna who served as a member of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning and a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives.


Our Halls



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
  • 1GB/s Ethernet Connection
  • Free MUWnet Wi-Fi

Building Amenities

  • TV lounge with 55” Television
  • Free Laundry Room
  • Lobby
  • Elevator
  • Information Desk
  • Study Lounge
  • Computer Lab
  • Quiet Hours during exams

Campus Amenities

  • Buffet-Style Dining Center
  • Subway Café
  • 5,300 sqft Fitness Center
  • Indoor Heated Pool
  • Indoor Basketball/Volleyball Court
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Renovated Library
  • Campus Health Clinic
  • Free Counseling Services
  • Walking Distance to Classes





Hastings-Simmons Photos

  • Hastings-Simmons Room
  • Hastings-Simmons Room
  • Hastings-Simmons Suite Living Room
  • Hastings-Simmons: TV Lounge
  • Hastings-Simmons Hall
  • Shattuck Lawn
  • Campus: Recreation Center
  • Campus: Walkable Campus
  • Campus: Fitness Center
  • Campus: Dining Options