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Your New Community!

Click here to take a Virtual Tour of the residence halls!  Our virtual site gives history of each building on campus and 360º views of rooms and common areas. Many of our residence halls offer amenities such as:

  • Private Single Rooms
  • Jack & Jill Bathroom
  • Double-Room Suites
  • Private Triple Rooms
  • Shared Suite Style Bathrooms & Showers
  • Cable
  • Wi-Fi
  • Kitchenette
  • Lounge
  • Card Operable Laundry Machines 

To arrange a campus visit please call or email: 

504-816-4670 or 1-800-216-6637

For the month of August campus tours will only be provided at 10am, with a 2 week notice.

Click here to request a campus visit


Camphor Hall

Camphor Hall was named in honor of Alexander Priestly Camphor on May 18, 1947, College President and Missionary whose life of consecration helped youth in America and Africa.
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Hartzell Hall

Hartzell Hall was named in honor of Joseph C. Hartzell in 1935, Missionary Bishop of the Methodist church of Africa.  He was known as the editor, educator and evangelist.
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Williams Hall

Williams Hall was named in honor of Fannie C. Williams, a noted New Orleans Educator and Philanthropist on June 2, 1964. Built in 1946, was renovated in 2001 to provide 224 beds for female and male residents with a “home-away-from-home environment.”  The rooms are in a suite style arrangement, where four students in two rooms share a shower, restroom and entryway.
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Suggested Items to Bring (.pdf, 285K)

Click the link to review the suggested items to bring.  You don't have purchase each item, but these are items that you may need for your room.  Also, you will need a small plunger for the bathroom area. You can purchase the items now or wait until you move in to purchase them.   

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Your Community Leaders!

Our residential life staff are trained, ready and capable to handle any concerns or issues that may arise for all students. We have (20) Resident Assistants (RAs) and (11) Community Assistants (CAs) who live in the residence halls and are ready to assist their new community members.  Within the first two weeks the RAs and CAs will be visiting all residents to help acclimate you into the community.  We have a host of opportunities for you to get to know your community members, create partnerships with student staff and become involved in campus organizations. 

Residence Life Professional Staff

Dr. Danette Saylor, Assistant Vice-President for Student Success & Dean of Students
Phone:  504.816.4865
Ms. Qiana Boyd, Residence Life Coordinator
Gentilly Gardens Apts., Camphor Hall & Hartzell Hall 
Phone:  504.816.5579
Ms. Chelsea Dureseaux, Student Affairs Administrative Assistant
Phone:  504.816.4685
Ms. La' Toya Lewis, Area Coordinator
Phone: 504.816.4734
Mr. Anwar Robinson, Residence Life Coordinator
Straight Hall & Williams Hall 
Phone:  504.816.5305
Dillard University
Office of Residential Life 
2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA  70122
Phone: 504.816.4734
Fax: 504.816.5312
Office located in the Student Union, 2nd Floor, Suite 270

Resident Assistants & Community Assistants

Camphor Hall
Alana Andrew-Fortune
Breanna Bailey
Cheryl Daniel
Toenisha Hudson
Zuri Butler
Dominique Jones
Jada Jenkins
Hartzell Hall
Jasmine Elliot
Bria Jones
Marley Lee
Gentilly Gardens Apartments
Chevel Powell
Lyjiria Lacy
Alicia Jackson
Jovan Lambey
Straight Hall 
Oladipupo Olafuyi 
Rodney Perkins
Sterling Miller
Jalen Moore
Mekhi Hayes
Romone Edwards
Williams Hall 
Connor Dailey
Gabrielle Landry
Joshua Thomas
Eboni Collins
Yahnah Lighthall
Kaylan Tanner
Chelsey Coleman
Sydney Pelichet
Kayla Banks
Shawndrea Pierre
Jadarius Taylor