H. Douglas Covington Residence Hall

Covington Hall, which opened in fall 2018, is named after H. Douglas Covington, a native of Winston-Salem, who served as WSSU’s chancellor from 1977-84. As chancellor, he raised funds for student scholarships and strengthened the WSSU nursing program. Covington Hall is co-ed, living and learning community building and is designed with multiple common areas to encourage student interaction, academic activities, and co-curricular events.

Covington Hall has five floors of double-occupancy rooms. On average, the rooms are 11’-7” x 17’-2”. The bathrooms are traditional style. Each student has a leaflet desk, chest of drawers, an armoire, and a twin loftable XL bed. Each room is provided with a mini-fridge for roommates to share. Microwaves are available in community common areas for residents’ use.