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Yakeley Hall

North Neighborhood

Located near Grand River Avenue in North Neighborhood, Yakeley Hall was built in 1948 and is named after Elida Yakeley, who was the secretary to President Snyder from 1903 to 1908. During her time at MSU, Yakeley became the first registrar, a position she held for 30 years. Known for its traditional, ivy-covered design, Yakeley is the one female-only residence hall on campus. Yakeley Hall also offers music and Honors College living-learning options.

Floor Plans

  • Double Room

    yakeley floor plan

    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: 1948

Number of Floors: three

Service Center: 517-355-8623

Schedule a Tour: MSU Tours 

Engagement Center: MSU Union

Address: 662 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI 48825

Building Features

  • Community-style bathrooms
  • Single- and double-style rooms
  • Female-only building
  • Fully furnished
  • In-room Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Barrier-free housing
  • Bike storage 
  • Quiet floors
  • Honors floors
  • Game room 
  • TV lounge

Yakeley Hall Location


Want to see more?

Explore other halls in North Neighborhood.

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


Yakeley Hall Service Desk


Jonathan Richards

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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