Yakeley Hall

Yakeley Hall is part of the North Neighborhood and is located near Grand River Avenue. It was built in 1948 and was named after Elida Yakeley, who was the secretary to President Snyder from 1903 to 1908. Elida Yakeley became the first registrar, a position she held for 30 years. In Yakeley Hall, both music and Honors College living-learning options are offered. A fitness center is located in Yakeley Hall.


  • Female residence hall
  • Single and double rooms
  • Community-style bathrooms
  • Quiet floors available
  • Lofted beds
  • Close proximity to the newly renovated Landon Dining Hall

Contact Information:
Yakeley Service Center: 517-355-8623
Community Director: Tamika Smith, 517-355-8714, smitht80@msu.edu 
Facilities Manager: Tom Welburn, 517-355-8515, welburn@msu.edu

Yakeley student groups wishing to reserve meeting space, e-mail WCBookings@rhs.msu.edu

Other groups wishing to reserve meeting space, e-mail OHBookings@rhs.msu.edu