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Helen Newberry

432 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1329

Helen Newberry, the oldest all-female residence hall on campus, houses about 110 women. It’s on Central Campus, near the Michigan Union, Angell Hall, the University of Michigan Museum of Art and the bustling shopping area on State Street. Helen Newberry shares facilities, community spaces, and residential staff with Betsy Barbour.

At Helen Newberry, you’ll have a community of Residential Staff who are trained and ready to help you succeed in your new home. Your Resident Advisor will be there to help build community, lead activities and answer questions. Learn more about Residential Staff and services.

Each residence hall has a student governing system including a Hall Council, a Multicultural Council, and representatives on the Residence Hall Association. Talk to your RA if you are interested in participating.


Hall amenity Computer Lab

Computer Lab

Hall amenity Community Learning Center

Community Learning Center

Hall amenity Piano Lounge

Piano Lounge

Hall amenity Laundry Room

Laundry Room

Hall amenity Kitchenette


Multicultural Lounge

Audre Lorde Minority Lounge

Lorde, a poet, teacher, librarian, and activist gained wide respect through her struggle against oppression based on race, sexual orientation, and gender.

Your Community

Community Center

Every residence hall has a Community Center that is the heart of the community. There, you’ll get a chance to meet other students, talk to resident advisors, and find out about events and activities planned for your community. Plus, the Community Center can help with logistics like room lock-outs, lost keycards, lost & found and package pick up.

Helpful Information

432 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1329



Move In Map

Leadership Team

Hall Director
Audrey Smith
Community Center Manager
Linsey Scriven