Holmes Hall

Holmes Hall

East Neighborhood

Located in East Neighborhood, Holmes Hall opened in 1965 and is named after John C. Holmes, a Detroit horticulturalist.  The hall houses all of the classrooms, laboratories, and faculty/administrative offices of the Lyman Briggs College.  Touted as the largest residence hall on campus with over 1,250 residents, Holmes Hall is a perfect place to live and make new friends.  Holmes Hall also offers a living-learning option for Lyman Briggs and Honors College students.

Floor Plans

  • Double Room 

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

    Holmes floor plan

Virtual Tour

Building style:

Neighborhood: East Neighborhood

Year built: 1965

Number of Floors:

East Holmes Service Center: 517-353-7760

West Holmes Service Center: 517-353-6360

Schedule a Tour: MSU Tours 

Engagement Center: Hubbard

Address: 919 E Shaw Ln.
East Lansing, MI 48825

Building Features

  • Suite-style bathrooms
  • Rooms with private baths available
  • Single and double person rooms
  • Alcohol-free floors
  • Flexible housing floors
  • Barrier-free housing floors
  • 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

Holmes Hall Location

42.726735
-84.464486

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East Holmes Service Center

517-353-7760

West Holmes Service Center

517-353-6360

Vu Tran

Assistant Director of Residence Education

Dr. Vu Tran

517-432-2492
tranvuth@rhs.msu.edu

Brittnie Daugherty

Community Director 

Brittnie Daugherty

517-353-7769
daughe70@rhs.msu.edu

Mike Hicks

Facilities Manager

Mike Hicks

517-353-9971
hicksmi@rhs.msu.edu

Brenda Nelson

Dining Manager

Brenda Nelson

517-884-0348
nelsonb1@msu.edu

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