Residence Hall Director
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: For the 2020-2021 academic year, Kirk will house predominately first-year students and a few returning students.
Bathrooms: Two bathrooms in each section of Kirk. For the 2020-2021 academic year, gender designations for the bathroom are as follows:
|Section No.||Rooms Gender||Bathroom1 Gender Designation||Bathroom 2 Gender Designation|
|1||Women||Women (2nd floor)||N/A|
|2||Co-ed||Men (1st floor)||Women (2nd floor)|
|3||Co-ed||Women (1st floor)||Men (2nd floor)|
|4||Women||Women (2nd floor)||N/A|
|5||Co-ed||Men (1st floor)||Women (3rd floor)|
|6||Co-ed||Women (1st floor)||Men (3rd floor)|
|7||Co-ed||Men (1st floor)||Men (2nd floor)|
|8||Co-ed||Private bathrooms in the double rooms on 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.
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.