Exterior of New Residence Halls

Residence Halls East & West

Built in 2011, Residence Halls East & Residence Hall West are two suite-style residential areas that house approximately 200 students together, with the East side being reserved for first-year students each year. Suites vary from four single-occupancy bedroom or two double-occupancy bedroom layouts with a shared bathroom and common area in each suite. The two building each have three floors, are connect by glass-enclosed skybridge on the 2nd and 3rd floor for easy elevator access. Residence Hall East provides a spacious Fireplace Lounge, that can be used for meetings, programs, studying, or socializing. Students can also find quiet space at the end wings of both buildings and a have the convenience of taking classes in the Academic Learning Center in Residence Hall West.

Layout: Suite style housing with two or four bedrooms to each suite (4 students/suite)
Capacity: Residence Hall East: 88 - Residence Hall West:104 
Floors: 3
Duty Cell Phone: (618) 304-6366


Room Information

 

Residence Halls East & West Photo Gallery

 

General Measurements: 

Each room may have some slight variation, but these general measurements are the average.

Room Dimensions -

    • Living Room - 11 ft. 2 in. wide by 11 ft. 4 in. long
    • Single-Occupancy Bedroom - 9 ft. wide by 12 ft. long; some bedrooms may be slightly larger 
    • Double-Occupancy Bedroom - 11 ft. 11 in. wide by 13 ft. 5 in. long

Window - 29.5 in. from floor to window ledge in all rooms

    • Single-Occupancy Bedroom - 71 in. tall by 54 in. wide
    • Double-Occupancy Bedroom - 71 in. tall by 67 in. wide

Living Room - 

    • Sofa - 32 in. high, 50 in. wide, 22 in. deep (seat is 17 in. to seat back)
    • Chair - 32 in. high, 25 in. wide, 22 in. deep (seat is 17 in. to seat back)
    • Coffee Table - 16.5 in. high, 36 in. wide, and 36 in. deep

Bedroom - 

    • Closet - 94 in. high, 43 in. wide, 14 in. deep
    • Desk - 30 in. high, 48 in. wide, and 42 in. wide
    • Dressers - 30 in. tall, 30 in. wide, and 20 in. deep
    • Bed - 38 in wide by 83 in. long
        • Height - Adjustable between minimum 6 in. to maximum 42 in. from floor, bunkable
    • Mattresses - Extra Long Twin

Security - 

    • Students will use their student ID to enter the building.
    • Students will be given a key to their mailbox and a key for their suite.
    • The bedrooms have push button locks, but are not lockable with keys - these bedroom doors can only be locked while a student is in the bedroom.

 


Residence Halls East & West Staff 

Professional Staff

Currently Vacant

 

Currently Vacant

Area Coordinator
Res Halls East/West, The Suites, & Hunter St. Apts.
Residence Hall East 311

(618) 537-6855
reslife@mckendree.edu  

 

 

Megan Stutsman

 

Megan Stutsman

Senior Resident Assistant
Res Halls East/West, The Suites, & Hunter St. Apts.
Residence Hall East 311

 

 

 

 

Student Staff

Faith Stone

Faith Stone 

1st Floor RHE RA

Elise Johnson

Elise Johnson

2nd Floor RHE RA  

Jay Miller

Jay Miller

3rd Floor RHE RA  

Hannah Kampwerth

Hannah Kampwerth

Student Academic
Mentor   

Sydney Bires

Sydney Bires

1st Floor RHW RA

Maria Salomao

Maria Salomao

2nd Floor RHW RA

Luna Tsuzuki

Luna Tsuzuki

3rd Floor RHW RA

 

 


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