South Fork Suites 

The George R. Field South Fork Suites (SFS) is a suite style residence hall at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and houses 240 residents.

To be eligible to reside in SFS, by their move-in date, students must meet one of the following eligibility requirements:

2013-14 South Fork Suites Requirements
By my move-in date...
  • I will have at least Junior standing and 60 cumulative credits
    (excluding any college credits earned while in high school)
  • -OR- I will be at least 21 years old
  • -OR- I will have completed at least 4 part time or full time fall/spring semesters at a college post-high school
2014-15 South Fork Suites Requirements
By my move-in date...
  • I will be at least 21 years old
  • -OR- I will have completed at least 4 part time or full time fall/spring semesters at a college post-high school

About South Fork Suites

As indicated by the name, SFS is a "suite style" residence hall. There are 60 four-person furnished suites. Each suite has four private single bedrooms, a living room, a dining area/kitchenette, and a bathroom. The entire building is air conditioned. Each of the eight wings has a large kitchen/lounge area for cooking meals and a laundry area. Other public areas include the lobby, floor lounges, conference rooms, and a recreation/fitness room. There is elevator access to all four floor levels. South Fork Suites has four Resident Assistants and one Hall Manager. The building is close to student parking (O Lot) and near sand volleyball and basketball courts. The South Fork of the Kinnickinnic River runs behind the building. South Fork is connected to Ames Hall through the Lydecker Living Learning Center.

SFS and Ames Hall work together as a Complex to promote student involvement through activities in their halls.

SFS, built in 2004-2005, was named after George R. Field, who was the last President and first Chancellor, serving UWRF from 1968-1985.

Single-Gender and Mixed-Gender Suites

Students who are eligible for South Fork Suites may choose to live in either a single-gender or mixed-gender suite. Single-gender suites are assigned based on birth-gender, and students may sign up to be in a single-gender suite individually or in groups of 2, 3, or 4. Students who wish to be in a mixed-gender suite must sign up in groups of 4. In addition, each student must sign an 2014-15 Agreement for Mixed-Gender Housingdocument and submit 2014-15 Form for Mutually Requesting Each Suitematedocument.

Additional Information

Hall Floor Plans

Room Information/Design

Front Desk Check-out Itemslink: games, DVDs, kitchen items, tools, more...

History of George R. Field South Fork Suites


Mailing address

(Room #) South Fork Suites
840 Wild Rose Ave
River Falls, WI 54022
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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors operates like a traditional Hall Council, with the exception that hall-wide meetings are held monthly in the South Fork Conference room. If you have an issue that you feel the hall should know about, or are just curious about what we do, please stop in and join us.

Hall Council

South Fork Suites Hall Council meets Wednesdays at 9 p.m.


University of Wisconsin-River Falls
410 S. 3rd Street, River Falls WI 54022 USA
Campus Information 715-425-3911