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Dobbins Center


The Ken and Jeanine Dobbins River Campus Center Residence Hall opened fall 2014. This residence hall is a suite style community with double occupancy student rooms connected by a shared entrance, kitchenette, living room, bath, and shower room. The Ken and Jeanine Dobbins River Campus Center is home to many of the visual and performing art students. The community is a mix of new and returning students. Students are required to be members of the Visual and Performing Arts Community to live at the Dobbins River Campus Center.

Room Floor Plan

Example of Student Room

(some rooms will have a slightly different layout)

floor plan image for two double rooms with lounge and mini kitchen area with sink, microwave, and refrigerator, bathroom area with separate shower and toilet area, and lounge area
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  • Approximate Room Measurements: 11’7” W x 13’8”L x 9’2 H.
  • Window sizes: 4’ W x 6’ 8” H.
  • Desktop Measurements: 36” L x 24” W.
  • Dresser (3-drawer and movable): 30” W x 24” D x 30” H. Each drawer is approximately 5 ½” D. Each person in the room has their own dresser.
  • 4 quad outlets in each room, 5 double outlets in the living room, 2 double outlets in the kitchenette, and 2 double outlets in the bathroom.
  • Built-in Closets (All dimensions are from the floor to the height of the closet rod (i.e. where you hang your clothes): 42” W x 31” D x 65” H.
  • Mattress size: 80” L (extra-long twin). Loft kit included.
  • Approximate Measurement of bed (for storage underneath) 80” L x 39” D x 33” H. This applies if you raise your bed on the highest rung without lofting. The bed can also be lowered.
  • Space under sink: 27”W x 24” H x 20” D.

Living Room

Dobbins center room view 1 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA


Standard Bedroom

Dobbins center room view 2 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA


Kitchenette and Bathroom

Dobbins center room view 3 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA


$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.

  •   36" flat screen Smart TV in living area
  •   Refrigerator and microwave in room
  •   Couch, chair, end table in room
  •   Cable TV coax outlet in each bedroom 
  • Within the building:
  •   Community kitchen on each floor
  •   Dining services (St. Vincent's Commons)
  •   LAN (1 per student) and Wifi
  •   Laundry (each floor)
  •   TV Lounge (each wing lounge)
  •    Vending Machines (1st floor)
  •    Fitness Center (2nd floor)
  •    Practice Rooms (2nd and 3rd floors)
  •    Lighted Parking Lot
  • Located on the River Campus
  • Residential capacity: 184
  • Hall Type: Suite Style, residents share bath/shower rooms (cleaned by resident)
  • Room Types: Double Occupancy
  • 2 floors, 92 rooms total, 2 RAs per floor
  • Exclusively for Holland College of Arts and Media students

Student Name
Dobbins Center - River Campus and Room #
410 S. Fountain Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703


(573) 651-2274
Towers Complex 102

Office of Residence Life
One University Plaza, MS 0055
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701