Floor Plans

Graduate Residence Hall Director

Jon Mergens

Resident Assistants

Kyla Martin
Francis Gwandu
Rachel Durkee

Kirk Hall Information

Kirk Hall is located along the eastern boundary of campus along Snelling Avenue. Originally constructed in 1926 and most recently renovated in 1993, Kirk was the second residence hall built at Macalester and is divided into nine co-ed and single sex sections. Section 1 will be home to Macalester's Gender Free Living Community. Section 8 is home to Macalester’s Interfaith House. Section 9 is a quiet living area.
Resident Information: Kirk houses 153 sophomores, juniors and seniors
Bathrooms: Two bathrooms in each section of Kirk. The gender designations for the bathroom are as follows:

Bathroom Designations for 2014 - 2015:

Section No. Gender Bathroom1 Bathroom 2
1 Women Women (2nd floor) N/A
2 All Gender All Gender (1st floor) All Gender (2nd floor)
3 Co-ed Women (1st floor) Men (2nd floor)
4 All Gender All Gender (2nd floor) N/A
5 Co-ed All Gender (1st floor) All Gender (3rd floor)
6 Co-ed All Gender (1st floor) All Gender (3rd floor)
7 Co-ed Men (1st floor) Women (2nd floor)
8 Interfaith House Private bathroom per double room (1st floor) All Gender (2nd floor)
9 Co-ed All Gender (1st floor) All Gender (2nd floor)

Laundry Facilities: Laundry facilities are located in the basement of section 8.
Kitchen: There is a kitchen in the basement of section 2 with a stove, microwave and a sink.
Computer Labs/Internet Access: The nearest computer lab is the 24-hour computer lab in the basement of Kirk. All rooms are Ethernet accessible.
Lounges: There is a lounge in the basement of section 2 and a formal lounge in section 8, equipped with a microwave oven.
General Room Information: Rooms in Kirk are both singles and suites of two or three people. All suites have own lounge or common room.
Room Dimensions: Single: 12’6” x 9’
2 bedroom suite: Living room – 14’6” x 12’6”, bedrooms – 12’6” x 7’0”
3 bedroom suite: Living room – 18’ x 12’6”, bedrooms – 12’6” x 7’0”; Twin extra long: 36'' x 80 ''
Room Furnishings: Kirk has traditional, non-lofted furniture with extra-long twin beds.