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Gilchrist Hall

North Neighborhood

Located in North Neighborhood, Gilchrist Hall was built in 1948 and is named after Maude Gilchrist, who was a graduate of Michigan’s Agricultural College (the former name of MSU) and the dean of the Women's Department. Known for its quiet, serene study spaces, the hall is a favorite study spot among many Spartans. Gilchrist Hall also features music and Honors College living-learning options.

Floor Plans

  • Double Room

    gilchrist floor map

    Floor plan dimensions are approximate — room size and furniture dimensions can vary from room to room. 

Virtual Tour

Building style: Collegiate Gothic

Neighborhood: North

Year built: 1947

Number of Floors: three

Service Center: 517-353-8511

Schedule a Tour: MSU Tours 

Engagement Center: MSU Union

Address: 692 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI 48825

Building Features

  • Community-style bathrooms
  • Single- and double-style furnished rooms
  • Fully furnished
  • In-room Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Co-ed floors
  • Barrier-free housing
  • Bike storage 
  • Quiet floors
  • Music practice room
  • TV lounge
  • Meeting space

Gilchrist Hall Location


Want to see more?

Explore other halls in North Neighborhood.

Abbot Hall | Campbell Hall | Landon Hall | Mason Hall | Mayo Hall | Phillips Hall | Snyder Hall | Williams Hall | Yakeley Hall


Gilchrist Service Center


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Community Director 

Jonathan Richards


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Assistant Director of Residence Education

Kirby Gibson

Chip Hornburg

Facilities Manager

Chip Hornburg


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Dining Manager

Stacey Dawson



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