Residence Hall Director
George Draper Dayton Hall (GDD), opened Fall 1997, is located on Cambridge Street, between the Macalester Alumni House and the Cultural House. It is one of the few residence halls with central air conditioning.
Resident Information: Sophomores, juniors and seniors live in the GDD suites. Students select suites as a group during the roomdraw process.
Bathrooms: Each suite has its own bathroom.
Laundry Facilities: Laundry room on each floor.
Kitchen: Each floor has a full kitchen with a microwave, stove, refrigerator and sink.
Computer Labs/Internet Access: Computer Labs/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. Computer labs are located in Doty, Dupre, and Kirk halls. Computers are also available for general student use in George Draper Dayton Hall and the SOC, located on second floor in the Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center.
Lounges: First floor large, study room and lounge. Classes sometimes meet in the seminar rooms on third floor. The meeting rooms are also used as study rooms for residents.
General Room Information: GDD is designed for group-style living in three, four, five, and six-person suites. Each suite includes a common living space, single and double rooms, and a private bathroom.
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”
Room Furnishings: Bedrooms have twin extra-long lofted beds, desks, desk chairs and dressers. A sofa, chairs and end tables are provided in the common area. A cable TV connection is available in every suite.