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. About 180 first-year students live in Turck Hall each year.
Resident Information: Turck Hall exclusively houses first-years 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
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.
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.