George Draper Dayton Hall (GDD)

Floor Plan

Residence Hall Director

Tessa Brow

Hall Information

George Draper Dayton Hall (GDD) is located on Cambridge Street, between the Macalester Alumni House and the Cultural House. Named after one of the benefactors of the College, the Hall opened in fall 1997 and houses upper-class students in four, five, and six person suites with common living areas and private baths. There are also seminar rooms on the third floor, available for classes, meetings and studying.
Resident Information: GDD houses 113 juniors, seniors and a limited number of sophomores.
Bathrooms: Each suite has its own bathroom.
Laundry Facilities: A laundry room is located on each floor of GDD.
Kitchen: Each floor has a full kitchen with a microwave and a sink.
Computer Labs/Internet Access: The nearest lab is located in Kagin Commons or Dupre Hall. All rooms are Ethernet accessible.
Lounges: There are no lounges in GDD; however, each room has its own private lounge/common room.
General Room Information: GDD consists of suite-style rooms for 4, 5, or 6 students. Every suite has its own lounge and bathroom. All rooms are air-conditioned.
Room Dimensions:
4 person suite
Living room: approximately 21’ x 9’
Bedroom # 1: approximately 13’ x 12’
Bedroom # 2: approximately 10’ x 10’
5-6 person suite
Living room: approximately 16’6” x 8’6”
Bedroom #1: approximately 16’ x 16’
Bedroom # 2 & 3: approximately 10’ x 10’6”; Twin extra long: 36'' x 80 ''
Room Furnishings: GDD has lofted beds and movable desks and dressers and bathrooms in every room.