Kresge Hall

Kresge Hall

Kresge Hall, located at 604 N C Street, is the oldest and largest residence hall on the Simpson College campus. It was built in 1949, had an addition completed in 1961, and was newly renovated in 2001. Beginning in Fall 2005, Kresge provides living accommodations for 215 first-year men and women on four floors.  While the building is co-ed, it is split into single-sex wings. While mainly comprised of two-person rooms, some triples and quads exist. Each wing has community bath and laundry facilities. The first floor houses the main lounge, Area Coordinator office, SHC apartment and vending area. The basement has the computer room, pool table, exercise equipment, kitchen, laundry facilities, and a lounge area. Located in the heart of campus, Kresge Hall is adjacent to Pfeiffer Dining Hall and near Dunn Library. Kresge Hall is a substance-free building (no smoking, alcohol, etc.)

Kresge Hall offers the following amenities:

  • 96 rooms with a mixture of doubles, triples, and quads
  • Substance-free living
  • Individual room thermostat controls
  • Lounge/study areas on the lower-level, first, and second floors.
  • Laundry facilities on every level
  • A computer room and kitchen area on the lower level
  • Community restroom facilities on each wing
  • Typical Kresge room size: 13.8′ x 10.9′

Kresge Floor Plans with Room Measurements


Residence Life

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