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Jubille Hall

Jubilee Hall

Building History

Jubilee Hall — undoubtedly the most striking of Fisk's campus buildings — is perhaps the most famous college residence hall in the world, having been constructed with proceeds from the historic 1871 Jubilee Singers' tour, as the first permanent structure erected in the South for the education of African Americans. Its interior was completely rebuilt in 1955, and the building has been a designated National Historic Landmark since its centennial in 1976. In 1984 Jubilee Hall underwent historic rehabilitation with funds provided through the United States Department of the Interior. Of special interest is the Appleton Room of Jubilee Hall, totally refurbished and adorned with a 14th-century ceiling from the Castle Polheim in Austria.


  • Air-conditioning in all student rooms
  • Access to campus network in all student rooms
  • Ability to have two separate telephone lines in each student room
  • Study lounge
  • Computer Lab with 10 PCs
  • Laundry facility
  • Kitchen area with microwave
  • Vending machines
  • Campus mailboxes
  • TV lounge
  • Staffed reception desk
  • Internet Access(wired) in rooms