Howard-Payne Hall

Howard-Payne Hall, opened in 1858 and originally known as the Howard Payne University for Women, is a five-story brick residence hall, completely remodeled in 1990-1991. Howard- Payne Hall is a co-ed residence hall.

A typical room in Howard-Payne Hall has:

Room sizes vary. (Small room: 11 feet x 14 feet 6 inches, Large room: 14 feet 6 inches x 15 feet)
9 feet 5 inches floor to ceiling
One window (approximately 48 inches x 77 inches)
Network computer connection capabilities
Satellite TV capabilities
South side of building has air conditioning and private half-bathroom (sink and toilet)
North side of building has sink in room (no private bathroom)
One closet (77 inches x 29 inches)
Furnished with 2 bed springs, 2 mattresses, 2 dressers and 2 desks

Residence Hall Staff 2016-17

Neil HansenNeil Hansen
Howard Payne Hall Director
My name is Neil, I am the Resident Hall Director for Howard-Payne Hall. I am from Columbia, Mo. In addition to my duties with residential life, I am also an assistant softball coach at CMU. I earned my degree in Physical Education in 2014 and in 2016, received my Master of Education degree, both from CMU. I enjoy reading, fishing, and spending time with my family.

Justin SeatonJustin Seaton 
Second floor Residential Assistant
My name is Justin, I am a Criminal Justice major with a Business minor. I'm from Greentop, Missouri. I am a thrower on the track team. I enjoy hunting and taking walks in the woods.

Patricia NeiswanderPatricia Neiswander
Third Floor Residential Assistant Room 306
My name is Patsy and I'm from St. Louis, MO. I chose to come to CMU to follow my dream of playing college softball. My other interests along with softball include being with my family, coloring, and cooking. I actually plan to attend culinary school after CMU. I'm majoring in Elementary Education and hope to teach 3rd grade back in St. Louis after graduation.

Alexandra AmptmanAlexandra Amptman
Third Floor Residential Assistant Room 332
I am from Gerald, MO and majoring in criminal justice with a minor in psychology. On campus I am involved in student government as well as secretary of Kappa Beta Gamma.

Brett KneseBrett Knese
Fourth Floor Residential Assistant Room 406
I have a lot of interests ranging from sports to social media. I like to stay up to date with the latest news and trends. I plan on graduating in May 2017 and then moving to Los Angeles, California to work in media or entertainment journalism.

Annah WebberAnnah Webber
Fifth Floor Residential Assistant Room 504
My major is Biology with a minor in Marine Biology. My hometown is Independence Missouri. I am in the sorority Zeta Psi Lambda, I love to cook and be outside!