Jones Hall is named in honor of C. Baxter and Carolyn Cater Jones. Mrs. Jones is a graduate of Wesleyan (Class of 1917), and Mr. Jones rendered valuable services as a trustee and college attorney over many years. Jones Hall was constructed in 1959 as a suite - style residence hall with extensive cosmetic changes in the summer of 1999.
Jones Hall is situated on a hill with a beautiful garden beside
Foster Lake and has picturesque views of the lake and horse pastures
making it a popular wedding and outdoor event venue. As a home to the
Center for Community Engagement, a Conference Room, and Overnight Suite
accommodations on the first floor, Jones offers housing for students,
outside groups, and camps on the second and third floors. . And the
tastefully decorated first-floor suites offer sleeping accommodations
for overnight stays. Every room is wired for high-speed internet access
as well as television basic cable service.