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James Hall Residence Hall Profile

James Hall Floor Plans

James Hall was built in 1963 and named in honor of Herman Gerlach James, Ohio University's 12th President, serving from 1935-1943.

James Hall

West Green

Mailing Address:
[Student Name]
8 West Green Dr., Room #
Athens, OH 45701-2799


Building Amenities:
Air-conditioned rooms
Community kitchen
Main formal lounge
Study area
Informal lounges
Electronic access

In-Room Amenities:
SpectrumU live TV and on-demand streaming
Wireless internet

In-Room Furnishings:
Twin size, extra-long bed
Desk with desk chair
Built-in dresser and closet space
Small microwave/refrigerator unit
Curtain rods provided; tension rods can be used

Unique Features:
Fourth floor and some third floor rooms have sloped (dormer) ceilings, which may prevent lofting of beds


Mail is delivered to the OHIO campus once a day.  Letters and packages can be picked up at West Green Mail Room Service Desk located on the ground floor of Ryors Hall during hours of operation. Click here for more information about resident mail.

Culinary Venue:
The West Green Market District is conveniently located inside of Boyd Hall. For information on hours of operations, menus and service please visit

All residence hall facilities are provided with daily housekeeping for all public areas and 24-hour maintenance services.

The nearest laundry center that accepts Bobcat Cash is located under Treudley Hall.

Garage Parking:
Parking is available for students who have earned 30 or more credit hours and who have purchased a special permit from Parking Services. Please visit for more information.

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