Vawter Hall is a residence hall for 326 male students. The building has a Z-like floor layout, unlike any of the other residence halls.
Four floors; 58,852 square feet.
Vawter Hall is named for Charles Erastus Vawter Sr., a member of the board of visitors (1886-1900) and rector of the board for nine years. Vawter was an authority on industrial education and a successful superintendent of a school for orphans, leading the governor to request his help in reorganizing Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech). A member of the State Board of Education, he helped organize Virginia's public schools under the Constitution of 1902.
Vawter Hall was first occupied in fall 1962; the building was dedicated on May 16, 1966.
Address: 180 Kent St. | Map Grid: N-5
Originally Built: 1962 | Abbreviation: VAW
Latitude: 37.22684 | Longitude: -80.41765