Residence Hall Director
Turck Hall Information
Turck Hall is located on Grand Ave. between Dupre and Wallace/Bigelow/30 Macalester. Turck Hall was constructed in 1957; in 2004 an addition was added and entire hall was updated.
Resident Information: For the 2020-2021 academic year, Turck will house predominately first-year students and a few returning students. For the 2021-2022 academic year, Turck will return to housing only first-year students.
Bathrooms: Each floor has two bathrooms, one for men and one for women.
Laundry Facilities: The laundry room is located on the lower level of Turck.
Kitchen/Lounge: Lounges on each floor have cable TV and a kitchenette with a stove, sink, and microwave.
Formal Lounge: The Sounds of Blackness Lounge opened in 2015. Located on first floor, the bright, and spacious room has a large meeting table and space to gather, relax and enjoy the large screen cable TV. Sounds of Blackness is a Grammy-Award-winning vocal and instrumental group that began on Macalester’s campus during the ’70s. Sounds of Blackness practiced and rehearsed in the lounge space, which is now beautifully dedicated to them. Photos from the naming ceremony
- 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.
General Room Information: Double rooms on all floors; additionally, first floor has one triple room, Rooms all have small sinks.
Room Dimensions: Double: 16’ x 12’, Triple 22’10” x 11’10” ;
Room Furnishings: Extra-long (36″ x 80″) twin beds, desks, desk chairs. Closets have built-in dressers and hanging space.