Balyo Hall

Balyo Hall, the newest residence hall on campus, is named after President Emeritus John G. Balyo. It houses about 110 male and female students on three gender-specific floors. Its facilities include community bathrooms, large community spaces, full kitchens, and laundry rooms on each floor. Vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, and a cozy fireplace make the second-floor community space a favorite hangout.


Room Furnishings

Balyo has both two-person dorms and larger three-person dorms across all three floors.

  • Loft Beds (Bunking Optional)
  • Dressers
  • Desks & Desk Chairs
  • Wardrobes


  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid Utilities
  • Music Room
  • Lounge Area
  • Balcony
  • Fireplace
  • Pool Table

What to bring: Residence Hall Packing List

Housing Cost: Room Options


Balyo and Davidson men and women challenge each other to a showdown, tug-of-war, barrel racing, and more at the Lumber Games, held each year.

Some other events that occur in the residence halls are weekly Bible studies between small groups, RA-led outings and activities, and monthly community gatherings with your residence hall.


Campus Map

From Road:
  • Enter at Warrior Drive off of Deer Park Drive
  • Continue up the hill until you reach the green Balyo sign (Building 78) where the lot will be on your right (Lot W)
  • If the lot is full, you may continue up the hill to a crossroads where you will turn left for overflow parking (Lot R and S) at the Gym (Building 75)
From Clocktower:
  • From the Clocktower (Building 2), head up the stairs to the Library/Academic Center (Building 26) and take a left before the entrance stairs
  • Walk past the IT Office (Building 26) and straight up after passing under a bridge
  • Pass by the Academic Center Terrace (Activity Area 21) and turn left, continue a short ways down the path before turning right and ascending a small staircase through the bushes of ivy
  • Stay on the left as you continue up the path past the Prayer Chapel (Building 81) and then take a left at the crossroads
  • The entrance of Balyo (Building 78) will be right off the straight path forward marked by a sign


Lots W, R, S