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Walsh Hall

Fairbanks Campus

Description: 608 Chatanika Drive

Walsh Hall, completed in 1959, is located east of the Fire Department and south of Chatanika Drive. It was the last of five residence halls built for married students who do not have children, and it contains 12 furnished apartments.Renovations completed in 2006 included new tile, carpet, appliances, plumbing, doors, cabinetry and light fixtures. All of the egress windows were replaced in summer 2008. Currently Walsh Hall is used by employees and married or financially interdependent students without children.

Sources

“University of Alaska Fairbanks Campus Catalog1974-75;” “The Cornerstone on College Hill,” by Terrence Cole; Eric Jozwiak, Assoc. Director for Residence Life, UAF; Facilities Services Division of Design and Construction 2006 and 2008 Construction Overviews,; Res Life website www.uaf.edu/reslife/residential-facilities/walsh-apartments/.



UA Regent: Michael Walsh