Willard Duncan Vandiver Hall is a five-story, suite style residence hall located near the entrance to SEMO’s campus. The first floor houses the main shared spaces including the laundry room, customer service desk, mailroom, hall director office, and the game lounge. A central living room with a kitchenette can be found on each floor offering plenty of room for meetings, social gatherings, studying, or relaxing. A second, mid-sized lounge provides a more social and cozy space for residents to meet.  
Vandiver Hall is conveniently located next to the University Center and near Kent Library, Capaha Park, and local restaurants. Take a virtual tour to get a full picture of what life at Vandiver Hall has to offer. 

Vandiver Specifications

Room Item Specifiations
Room (approximate measurements)  14’ W x 15’ L x 8’ H 
Window sizes vary depending on the room. 
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 
Outlets 2 quad outlets 
4 double outlets 
Wardrobe Dimensions (All dimensions are from the base of the space in the wardrobe which clothes are hung to the closet rod (i.e. where you hang your clothes)  34¾" W x 22¼" D x 55" H 
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  26½" H x 20" D x 38½" W 

Vandiver Amenities

Room and Floor Amenities 

  • Bathroom: suitemates share access to a bathroom with double sinks and private stalls for a toilet and shower 
  • Cable TV coax outlet in room 
  • Floor lounge: seating, kitchenette, ice machine, and TV 
  • Internet: LAN (1 per student) and Wi-Fi  
  • Room furniture: bed, desk, chair, dresser, and wardrobe 
  • Study room 

Vandiver Hall 

  • Customer service desk  
  • Community kitchen (inside program lounge) 
  • Laundry (first floor) 
  • Program lounge: seating, kitchen, game area, piano (first floor) 
  • Vending machines (first floor) 

What’s nearby 

  • Academic buildings 
  • Campus Health Clinic  
  • Capaha Park 
  • Dining Options: Houck’s Place, Panda Express, Redhawk Market, and Starbucks 
  • Holcomb Success Center  
  • Houck Field 
  • Kent Library 
  • Restaurants 
  • Southeast Bookstore 
  • University Center 
  • U.S. Bank and ATM (inside Southeast Bookstore) 

Quick Facts

  • Located on South Campus 
  • Capacity: 293 students 
  • Hall Type: suite style, shared bath/shower (cleaned by resident) 
  • Room Types: doubles 
  • 5 floors, 1 RA per wing 

Mailing Address

Student Name 
Vandiver Hall Room # 
350 N. Henderson 
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  
Greek/Group Singles  $3,450   $6,900  
Greek/Group Doubles  $2,975   $5,950   $4,462.50   $8,925  
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  
Merick, LaFerla  $3,525   $7,050   $5,287.50   $10,575  
Dobbins River Campus Center  $3,650   $7,300   $5,475   $10,950  

RHA Fee 

$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. 

Technology Fee 

$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.

Towers Complex 102
Mailing Address

One University Plaza, MS 0055
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701