Jobe & Murphy Halls

Hall Description

Jobe and Murphy Halls have five residential floors in a five floor building.  It is a renovated co-ed traditional hall.  Jobe/Murphy is the same building with half of it being named Jobe and the other half Murphy. 

JOBE:  Jobe Hall is open to any major.

MURPHY:  Murphy Hall is home to the Honors Learning Village (new for Fall 2019).  Students who want to live in Murphy must be approved through the Honors Program.  The Honors Program does all of the roommate matching and assigning after a student has completed a housing application and completed all necessary requirements for the Honors Program.  Please visit the Honors Housing website for more details.  You can also visit the Honors Program website for more information about the overall program.       


Hall and Room Information 

Most residential rooms are standard male and female double rooms, with some single rooms (mostly male) and triple rooms (mostly male).  Male rooms are located on the first, fourth, and fifth floors with female rooms on the second and third floors.

  • Hall Amenities

    ADA Accessible Jobe - No/Murphy - Yes
    Bathrooms Common Area Style/Individually Stalled/Each Floor
    Classroom Second Floor Murphy, Room 201
    Digital Monitor Display Jobe Lobby
    Elevators Each Hall (Very Small)
    Emergency Phones Front Entrance/Each Hall
    Fire Safety Fire Alarm/Smoke Detectors/Sprinkler System 
    Guest Bathrooms Each Lobby
    Hall Director Full Time Professional Staff/Lives In Hall
    HVAC Entire Hall Has Heating/Cooling
    Kitchens Second Floor/Each Side - Jobe 224/Murphy 204
    Contains:  Microwave, Sink, Stove, Counter Space 
    Laundry Rooms (Free) First Floor/Each Side - Jobe 127/Murphy 124 
    Library Second Floor Murphy, Room 202
    Parking Yes - Refer To Student Parking For Details
    Ping-Pong Tables Each Lobby
    Recycling Program Each Lobby (Plastic Bottles, Paper, and Cans)
    Resident Assistants Each Residential Floor (Typically)
    Security Student ID Access/Security Cameras 
    Social Lounge Area Fifth Floor Murphy (Corner Of Jobe/Murphy)
    Social Lounges With TV Each Lobby
    Study Room Fifth Floor Jobe, Room 527
    Study Room Second Floor Murphy, Room 202
    Study Rooms Fifth Floor Murphy, Rooms 512 and 523
    Tornado Safety Tornado Watch/Warning Alarm System 
    Tornado Shelters First Floor/Each Side
    Vending Machines Each Lobby/May Have Pepsi And/Or Snack Machines 
    Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) Entire Hall Has Wireless Access Points

  • Room Amenities

    IMPORTANT NOTES:  All rooms come with one set of furniture per student.  Any dimensions listed are approximate and could vary greatly depending on type and location of room.

    We list general dimensions of the closets and windows to give you an idea of things to bring.  If you are looking for exact measurements, we suggest you wait until you get here and check into your room.

    Blinds Mini Blinds Provided For Windows
    REQUIRED:  Tension Rod Required For Curtains
    Cable TV Cable Television Channels And Important Information
    REQUIRED:  Coaxial Cable 
    Chair Rolling Chair 
    Closet  App. 2 Feet Deep x 3 Feet 8.5 Inches Wide
    Measurements Represent Closet Inside
    Desk Has Top Hideaway Table For More Surface Space
    Dresser Three Drawers With Top Hideaway Table For More Surface Space 
    HVAC  Ability To Control Temperature 68 To 75 Degrees
    Internet  Wireless (Wi-Fi) Internet Only
    REQUIRED:  Internet And Device Registration
    Loft Bed Frame Can Be Lofted App. 4 Feet
    OPTIONAL:  Ladder/Rail Requested At Move-In
    Mattress Double, Single, And Triple Rooms:  Standard Twin
    Super Single Rooms:  Full Size
    Medicine Cabinet Usually Couple Small Shelves Inside
    Night Stand One Drawer With Bottom Shelf
    Phone Standard Phone With Optional Voice Mail/Long-Distance Calling
    OPTIONAL:  Contact Telecommunications For Set-Up
    Recycling Basket Small Shared Basket To Help Students Bring Items To The Lobby
    Trash Can Small Shared Trash Can
    REQUIRED:  Students Take Out Their Own Trash  
    Window(s) App. 5 Feet 10.5 Inches Tall x 3 Feet 10.5 Inches Wide
    These Dimensions Made Larger To Accommodate Most Windows 

  • Room Type Dimensions

    IMPORTANT NOTES:  All dimensions listed are approximate and could vary greatly depending on type and location of room.

    Unfortunately, not all rooms are exactly the same size within the same room type.  We list general dimensions to give you an idea of the room's size.  If you are looking for exact measurements, we suggest you wait until you get here and check into your room.  If you are looking to bring carpet, area rugs may be your best option.


    Double (Two-Person) Rooms:

    App. 12 feet 3.5 inches deep x 16 feet 4 inches wide
    (Dimensions based on deepest and widest points in room)

    The below diagram may not be accurate for renovated halls.  There is no shelf above the bed and the study table is actually two separate desks, but it will give you an idea of how the room is designed.

    Double Room Layout


    Single (One-Person) Rooms:

    No dimensions at this time.

    There is no floor plan/diagram.

    Room Numbers Include:
    Jobe 103, 104, 108, 203, 209, 303, 307, 403, 407, 502, 503, 507, 512, 513, 514, 515, and 516.
    Murphy 104, 108, 205, 209, 310, 410, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, and 508.


    Super Single (One-Person) Rooms:

    A super single room is a double room that was converted into a single room.  During renovation, some of the space in the double room was needed for pipes/construction needs.  Do to the decrease in space, we converted these into super single rooms.  Super single rooms only exist in Murphy Hall.

    No dimensions at this time.

    There is no floor plan/diagram.

    Room Numbers Include:
    Murphy 111, 208, 303, 309, 403, 409


    Triple (Three-Person) Rooms:

    App. 14 feet 6 inches deep x 16 feet wide
    (Dimensions based on deepest and widest points in room)

    There is no floor plan/diagram.

    Room Numbers Include:
    Jobe 105, 106, 107, 313, 413, 501, 511
    Murphy 105, 106, 107, 115

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Hall Specifics
Jobe Regular Hall
Murphy
Village Name
Honors Village
Hall Director Jeff Hall
Murphy, Room 224
Assistant Director Ronald Mezime
MS Cooper, Room 204
Faculty Head To Be Filled
Murphy, Room 212
Built 1969/Renovated 2015
Capacity 282 Residents
Staff Office Jobe Lobby,
Room 229B
Physical Address/Map Information
Jobe 35 Golden Eagle Cir.,
Cookeville, TN 38505
Murphy 25 Golden Eagle Cir.,
Cookeville, TN 38505
Building Codes Jobe - JOBE
Murphy - MURP
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