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Faircloth Floors 1-3

  • Rooms are suite-style: two rooms share a bathroom with a shower/tub, toilet and sink.
  • Rooms measure approximately 11’ wide by 16’ long.
  • Each room has a pair of windows measuring a total of 78” wide by 75” tall.
  • Each room has wooden floors and movable furniture.
  • Each resident has a 3-drawer dresser, desk with chair, bed with adjustable-height frame, and built-in closet.
  • Adjustable-height bed frames raise to a maximum height of 39". This allows dressers to fit underneath.
  • Mattresses for the twin beds measure 76” x 36". This is a standard twin mattress.
  • Loft kits are available for an additional charge each semester.
  • Residents can also choose to bunk their beds at no extra charge.
  • Each floor has a parlor with television and microwave.
  • There are laundry facilities on two floors with two washers and two dryers in each laundry room.
  • Each courtyard residence hall has a kitchen located on the 1st floor.


Furniture Dimensions for Faircloth Floors 1-3


  • Closets: 36.5”W x 29”D; hanging rod at 66”H, shelf @ 74”H
  • Desk: 42”W x 24”D x 30”H
  • Chest of drawers: 29.5”W x 24”D x 30”H

Faircloth room

Faircloth bathroom


Residents on floors 1-3 in the courtyard buildings also have the option of renting a lofting kit for a fee. Lofts raise standard beds to a maximum height of 72" which allows residents to put other furniture such as desks and couches underneath. Bunking kits are available at no extra charge.


Each floor has a parlor (lounge) with study space and a television. Kitchens are located only on the 1st floors.

Faircloth Floor 4

There is no standard floor plan for 4th floor rooms. Although the 4th floor rooms are all unique in their floorplans, they do share some common features.

  • All rooms on the 4th floors have the same furniture as rooms on floors 1-3.
  • Due to the sloping walls, loft kits cannot be used in 4th floor rooms.
  • Rooms have dormer windows measuring 35” wide by 48” high. Most rooms have two dormer windows, while a few have one.
  • Bathrooms are shared among 6-8 residents each. These bathroom have multiple facilities.
  • Double-occupancy rooms available for first-year residents, as well as single-occupancy rooms available to upper-level residents.

Welcome to Meredith College 2018

Meredith College welcomed approximately 460 new students when the Class of 2018 arrived for Move-In Day on August 16, 2014. Members of the Class of 2018 came from 18 states and 17 countries, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, South Korea, Liberia, Mexico, Russia, Venezuela, and Vietnam. The Class of 2018 includes 38 honors scholars and 28 students who will be Meredith College Teaching Fellows. Meredith also welcomed more than 190 students in the IMPACT Raleigh program, which includes students from Wake County and out-of-state students who provide service and work each semester in their new home of Raleigh.


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