Tarkington Hall

Tarkington Hall

Tarkington Hall Hall is a part of the District of Tradition Neighborhood

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Welcome to Tarkington Hall, a building of all men that boasts one of the strongest communities on campus! Originally built in 1958 under the original title of H-2, the hall was later named after Newton Booth Tarkington, a Purdue student of two years who as an alumnus, made multiple generous donations to Purdue. The men of Tarkington continue Newton Booth Tarkington’s legacy of strong community with alumni groups coming back annually to visit the hall. Students of all years return to Tarkington Hall for the connections they’ve built. Tarkington alumni go on to be high achieving, innovative leaders in the world.

The Halberdier Club

Halberdier Club is the hall club and form of student government for residents of Tarkington Hall. All Tarkington residents are automatically members of Halberdier Club, but residents can become more involved by running for an executive board position or applying to be a floor senator. Halberdier Club provides an opportunity for residents to develop leadership skills and coordinate large-scale event planning. Some examples of programming and leadership opportunities provided by Halberdier Club include the annual TARKOS walking taco program, the annual ski trip and food drives for Ace Food Pantry.

Take a moment and look at what Tarkington Hall has to offer. Don’t hesitate to ask if you have any questions – we are here to help you be the best student that you can be!