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Kirk Hall

Residence Hall Director

Johnny Yang

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 sections with separate entrances.

Resident Information: Kirk houses residents from mixed class years.

Bathrooms: Typically two bathrooms in each section of Kirk. Gender designations for the bathroom are as follows:

Section No.Rooms GenderBathroom 1 Gender DesignationBathroom 2 Gender Designation

Women (2nd floor)

2Co-edMen (1st floor)Women (2nd floor)
3Co-edWomen (1st floor)Men (2nd floor)
4All Gender CommunityAll Gender (1st floor)N/A
5Co-edAll Gender (2nd floor)All Gender (3rd floor)
6Co-edAll Gender (3rd floor)N/A
7Co-edMen (1st floor)Women (2nd floor)
8Interfaith HousePrivate bathrooms in the double rooms on 1st floor.All Gender (2nd floor)
9Co-edAll Gender (1st floor)N/A

**This chart was updated 5/5/23

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.
Internet Access:  Wireless internet is widely available throughout campus and residence hall rooms.  Each room also has Ethernet ports for times when students may prefer to use a wired internet connection.
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: Singles, double room suites, and triple room suites.  All Suites have a common room and single bedrooms. This means all students living in Kirk have their own bedroom.
Room Dimensions: Single: 12’6” x 9’
2 bedroom suite: Common room – 14’6” x 12’6”, bedrooms – 12’6” x 7’0”
3 bedroom suite: Common room – 18’ x 12’6”, bedrooms – 12’6” x 7’0”;
Room Furnishings: Kirk has traditional, non-lofted furniture with extra-long twin beds.

Floor Plans

Floor plans for Kirk Hall can also be viewed in .pdf form here.