The Donald G. and Gloria King LaFerla Hall is conveniently located near academic buildings, the Student Recreation Center, and the Towers Complex on the north side of campus. At LaFerla Hall you’ll enjoy suite style living with two-person rooms. Suitemates share double sinks and a separate bathroom and shower room. Each room is furnished with a bed, desk, chair, dresser, and built-in closet. LaFerla Hall offers multiple small living rooms throughout the building, a large game room, community kitchen, laundry room, multiple study lounges on each floor, and a classroom on the first floor.
LaFerla Hall’s location and layout have made it a welcome home to many of SEMO’s Special Interest Housing academic learning communities where you will find a mix of new and returning students.
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LaFerla Hall Specifications
|Four-person suite room item||Specifications|
|Room (approximate measurements)||10'9"W x 17'5"L x 10'H|
|Window: two (side-by-side) per room||3'4"W x 6'6"H|
|Desktop||36"L x 24"W|
|Free standing 3-drawer dresser: drawers are approximately 5.5" tall.||30"W x 30"H x 24"D|
|Bedroom Outlets||4 quad outlets|
|Bathroom Outlets||2 double outlets|
|Built-in closet from the floor to the height of the closet rod: a shelf above the rod provides additional storage.||35.75"W x 26.5"D x 63.5"D|
|Mattress size: extra-long twin, with loft kit||80"L x 38"W|
|Storage beneath bed (approximate measurements): when bed is on the highest rung without lofting||80"L x 39"D x 33"H|
|Space under sink||27"W x 24"H x 20"D|
Room and Floor Amenities
- Bathroom: shared double sinks accessible outside of bathroom and shower rooms
- Built-in closet
- Cable TV coax outlet in room
- Community kitchen (in floor lounge)
- Floor lounge: seating, TV, and kitchen
- Internet: LAN (1 per student) and Wi-Fi
- Room furniture: bed, desk, chair, and dresser
- Study rooms
- 24-hour customer service desk
- Laundry (first floor)
- Program lounge: seating, kitchen, game area (first floor)
- Vending and ice machines (first floor)
- Academic buildings
- Student Recreation Center
- Show Me Center
- Towers Complex
- Located on North Campus
- Capacity: 252 students
- Hall Type: suite style, shared bath/shower (cleaned by resident)
- Room Types: doubles
- 4 floors, 7 wings, 1 RA per wing
LaFerla Hall Room #
982 Greek Drive
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
2021-2022 Residence Hall Rates
|Residence Hall||Semester Rate||Academic Rate||Private Room Rate Semester||Private Room Rate Academic|
|Towers East and Towers South Singles||$3,450||$6,900|
|Towers East and Towers South Doubles||$2,700||$5,400||$4,050||$8,100|
|Towers North and Towers West Double with Private Bathroom||$3,925||$7,850||$5,887.50||$11,775|
|Towers North, Towers West, Myers, Vandiver||$3,425||$6,850||$5,137.50||$10,575|
|Dobbins River Campus Center||$3,650||$7,300||$5,475||$10,950|
$15 per semester
The RHA fee serves multiple purposes. $7.30 goes to fund all the activities of the Residence Hall Association (RHA) and the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH). These student leadership organizations provide programming, conference attendance, and leadership development opportunities to our on-campus residents. $5.00 goes to support safety and security in the residence halls. These funds assist the Office of Residence Life in expanding keycard access to exterior doors of residence halls, installing cameras at residence hall entrances, and maintaining that equipment. $2.70 funds the programming provided by the Resident Assistants (RAs) in each of our residence halls. This money supports community development and educational programming provided throughout the residence halls during the year.
$30 per semester
The technology fee is used to support the technology needs of each of the residence halls. This money supports the wireless and LAN networks in the student rooms, lounges, and throughout the residence halls. Funds are used to maintain and upgrade equipment, pay licensing or renewal fees, and maintain the software available to students within the residence halls.
Cable TV Fee
$30 per semester
The cable TV fee supports the offering of cable TV service throughout the residence halls. Over 150 cable channels are provided in every student room, most residence hall lounges, and some common areas throughout our residence halls. This fee also helps maintain the equipment and lines to provide this service in the residence halls.
While you’re here, you won’t be stuck eating mac and cheese (unless that’s what you want). Find tons of dining across campus including options that cater to your dietary needs, so you won’t have to sacrifice quality or nutrition for convenience. Plus, you’ll dine with a clear conscience—learn about our sustainability efforts and eco-friendly packaging. Explore our dining options and select the meal plan that’s right for you.