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Downing Hall

Downing Hall

Downing is one of the two Honors halls and is located adjacent to the Commons dining area. All students must be pre-admitted to the Honors College to eligible to reside in this hall.

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Suite MeasurementsDowning Hall

  • Bedroom Area: 10’ x 11’ 6” 
  • Living Area: 18’ 7” x 13’ 4”
  • Bed 85.5” x 39”
    • Beds are lofted with variable height adjustment
  • Mattress: Twin Extra Long
    • Clearance under the bed Standard 56.5” Maximum 65.5”
  • Dresser: 30.5” x 36.5” x 22”
    • Three Drawers
  • Desk: 30.5” x 42” x 27”
  • Closet: 74” x 76”
    • Shared by two residents
  • Windows:
    • Bedroom: 65” x 41”
    • Living Area: 65” x 83”

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Living-Learning & Theme Communities

Honors Housing

Best Hall and Downing Hall

Downing is only open to residents enrolled in the Honors College. Best Hall is open to Honors College students, or those with a 3.3 GPA or higher if space is available. Preference in both halls is given to those enrolled in the Honors College. A variety of Honors College-related activities are regularly held in the halls, and students will have greater access to professors as well as Honors College staff. A number of Honors classes are typically held in the main lounge of each building each semester.


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Downing Hall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 Map

Phone: 734.487.1086

Population: Approximately 300
Gender: Some floors single gender, other floors co-ed by every other suite
Room Type: 2 students in one room
Bathroom Style: Shared bathroom with neighboring room

Flooring: Carpet

Amenities & Services:

  • In-hall laundry facilities
  • Community kitchen
  • Lounges on every floor
  • Wireless Internet & Cable
  • Service desk 7 days a week
  • Overnight monitored access


  Per Year Per Semester
Double $4,434 $2,217

Staff Contact

 Vi Huynh

Tuong-Vi Huynh
Area Complex Director, Downing/Best


Graduate Hall Director, Downing