Tutwiler Hall

Tutwiler Hall

Tutwiler Hall, also known as Julia Tutwiler Hall, houses 966 women in double rooms, all with community baths. Each room is equipped with a combination refrigerator/freezer/microwave unit and is furnished with a bed, desk, chair, closet, mirror and dresser for each occupant. Wireless Internet connection throughout the building is also available.

The building has a snack bar, convenience store, and ATM on the first floor along with a branch of the University Supply Store. The Tutwiler Math Lab is located on the second floor on the right side of the building.

Tutwiler Hall, built in 1968, is actually the second incarnation of the girls’ residence hall. The first was built in 1914 and was located on the land where Rose Administration now stands. The building was named for Julia Tutwiler, daughter of the first professor of ancient languages Henry Tutwiler, who in 1892 persuaded the 11th president of the university, Richard Channing Jones, to allow women as students. In June of 1893 all agreed that women were to be admitted.

More information about Tutwiler Hall is available on the Housing Web site.


Information collected from The University of Alabama : a guide to the campus by Robert Oliver Mellown (Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c1988), and the Residence Hall Communities list on the Housing & Residential Communities page.