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Smith Hall

Smith Hall Exterior 1 Smith Hall Exterior 2 Smith 4 Person Suite 1 Smith 4 Person Suite 2
Smith Hall Exterior 1
Smith Hall Exterior 2
Smith 4 Person Suite 1
Smith 4 Person Suite 2


Opened in 2005, Smith Hall is named after John T. Smith, the first African American to earn a doctor of philosophy degree from the University of Kentucky. After earning his Ph.D. in education in 1961, Smith became the first African American to serve as a vice president in a UK administration.  Smith Hall has the four-person suite room type


  • Room Type: 4 Person Suite
  • Area of Campus: Central
  • Visitation Policy: 24/7
  • Living Learning Program:
  • Capacity: 181 residents, 3 floors
  • Co-ed
  • OPEN during breaks (Thanksgiving, winter, spring)

Mailing Address: (all mailing services including U.S. Postal Service, UPS, FedEx, etc.)

[student name]
[room number] Smith Hall
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40526-0565


  • 24/7 staffed front desk
  • Air-conditioned
  • Twin extra-long beds (78" x 36" x 7"), multi-density polyurethane foam mattress, extra firm on one side and plush firm on the other side for user comfort.
  • Fully furnished rooms with moveable furniture: 3-drawer dresser, desk, desk chair, and a wardrobe (with 2 drawers) for each student.
  • Carpeting in bedrooms
  • High-speed wired and wireless Internet access
  • Digital cable (Check to see if your TV is compatible)
  • Study areas on each floor
  • Laundry room on each floor ($1.25 to wash & $1.25 to dry)
  • Kitchen on each floor
  • Multi-purpose room on each floor
  • Bike parking
  • Refrigerator and microwave combination provided

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Smith hall is located in Central Campus and is near The 90, William T. Young Library, the Johnson Center and many athletic facilities.