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Roy Downham Hall

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Closest to athletic facilities and the Mauthe Center.

Roy Downham Hall is the largest residence hall on campus, with over 190 students. The building, located near the Kress Center, and Mauthe Center, has added features including a lobby with a large-screen television, study and lounge areas, a large kitchen and a multi-purpose meeting room with a large-screen television on the third floor.

Residence Halls

Roy E. Downham Hall main entrance

Downham Hall at a Glance

Experience comfortable and convenient college living in the recently remodeled Roy E. Downham Hall.


Residence Hall

Meal Plan


Shared Room

2 Students Per Room

Year Built

Opened 1994


194 Students


Student Convenience

See Yourself in Downham

3D rendering of a uwgb dorm room viewed from the top

Room Layout

Each room in Roy Downham Hall is roughly 238 square feet in size and features a private bathroom with a shower, as well as a vanity area and sink. The extra long twin beds can be junior lofted to slide the dressers below or can be stacked as bunk beds.

About Downham Hall

Roy Downham Hall, opened in 1994, offers fully-furnished rooms that are shared by two students. The hall has recently received updates in furniture and paint.

Roy Downham Hall marked on a map

Campus Location

Roy Downham Hall is the closest residence hall to the Kress Center and Mauthe Center. It's located near the practice fields.

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UWGB student checking her campus box for mail

Mailing Address

Sending mail to a Downham Hall resident? Below is how their address should be written.

[Resident's Name]
Campus Box [Resident's Campus Box #]
3374 Downham Court
Green Bay, WI 54311

Mailroom Information

Staff Contact

To guarantee your round-the-clock support, we have housing staff working 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Below is the staff contact information specific to Roy Downham Hall.

Downham Hall Staff

Each wing of Downham Hall has a Resident Mentor (RM), a trained student who lives in the building and oversees about 30 students each. Their primary role is to help develop community on your floor or wing, but they also are trained in peer guidance, leadership development, crisis intervention and establishing community standards. The table below lists the room and phone number of the RMs in Downham Hall.

RoomPhone Number

Duty Staff

In the evening and on weekends, select Resident Mentors (RMs) are on duty to handle your after-hours needs and concerns. Roy Downham Hall has an assigned pair of RMs that oversee nearby buildings* each night. Resident Mentors are on duty from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. on school nights and 9 p.m. to 3 a.m Friday and Saturday. During these times you can reach RM staff at the following duty numbers.

Duty StaffPhone Number
Primary Duty RM920-412-6343
Secondary Duty RM920-366-1046

*Downham Hall shares primary and secondary duty staff with John Robishaw, Donald Harden, Donald Long, Bob Schaefer and James Temp Halls.

Tip: It's a good idea to keep these RM duty phone numbers in your room or apartment and in your cell phone contact list. That way they are handy if and when you need to ask for some assistance.

About Roy E. Downham

Roy E. Downham was born in Antigo, Wisconsin, and in 1946 graduated from Clintonville High School. A Navy veteran, he attended the University of Wisconsin on the G.I. Bill. He received his bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering with honors in June 1952. His long and prolific professional career started with The Trane Company of La Crosse shortly after graduation and included engineering positions with Ansul Chemical Company, Marinette, and Overly's Inc., of Neenah. While with Ansul during the late 1950's, Mr. Downham taught engineering drawing and descriptive geometry courses at the UW center in Marinette. In 1969 he co-founded TEC Systems, Inc., in De Pere, and served as its president until retirement in 1982. In 1986, Mr. Downham founded Advance Systems, Inc., (ASI) in Green Bay, for the design and manufacture of high-velocity air flotation dryers and related web-handling equipment for the graphic arts, converting, and paper industries.

Mr. Downham is credited as the inventor of the first disposable dry chemical fire extinguisher. He was instrumental in the development of high velocity hot air dryers for graphic arts, converting and paper industries, and was the designer of the first compact flotation air dryer used in graphic arts for the drying of web offset printed webs. Mr. Downham holds numerous patents relating to air dryers and flotation devices.

Along with Robert Schaefer, James Temp, Donald Long and the late John Robishaw, Mr. Downham founded the non-profit board, University Village Housing, Inc. to develop residence hall housing for students at UW-Green Bay. Mr. Downham has shared his substantial professional engineering knowledge during both planning and construction phases of the University's ten original halls, and the hall that bears his name. For well over a decade, he has given freely of his expertise and worked closely with architects and contractors to assure that the highest quality housing is provided for students of UW-Green Bay.

Roy E. Downham
Lindsey Lectus

Have Questions?

Sometimes it's easier to talk to somebody. If you have questions about living in Roy Downham Hall, please let us know. Each building has trained staff who can help.

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