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Gilbert Hall

WKU Gilbert Hall


About Gilbert Hall

  • All Female Hall
  • Open to Freshmen - Upperclassmen

Gilbert Hall is a four-story residence hall that was built in 1963 and underwent a significant renovation in 2009. Gilbert is located in an area of campus referred to as "The Valley" and is adjacent to McCormack Hall and Rodes Harlin Hall.

 This hall closes during Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring breaks. If you need to stay on campus during those times, please choose a residence hall that offers extending living and list "extended living" as your most important preference on your application. 

Room & Hall Features

Room Features

  • Movable Furniture (one set per resident):
    • A low, loftable, bunkable twin bed (80" x 36")
    • Desk
    • Desk Chair
    • 2-Shelf Bookcase
    • Dresser
    • Closet
    • Trash Can (one per resident) - trash bags available at the front desk
    • Recycling Can (one per room)
  • Room Dimensions: 15' 10" x 12'
  • Window Blinds
  • Window Dimensions: Length: 49", Width: 84.5"
  • Cable TV - Includes HBO GO Access 
  • Internet (Wireless & Ethernet Access)

Hall Features

  • Air Conditioned
  • Study Lounge
  • Vending Machines
  • Laundry Room - New Laundry Equipment Installed
  • Kitchen on Every Floor
  • Ice Machine
  • TV Lounge
  • Community Bathrooms
  • Front Desk Open 24/7
  • In-Hall Social & Educational Opportunities
  • Women of Western Living Option
Fire Evacuation/Floor Plans

Fire Evacuation/Floor Plans (PDF)

Safe Areas

  • Northeast side of building
  • First floor near study room
  • Northeast side of second floor near rooms 201-207

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 Last Modified 9/13/18