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Gilbert Hall


Gilbert Hall

Located in the heart of campus, Gilbert Hall provides upperclassmen with a living choice in close proximity to arts, engineering, and business classes. This newly renovated residence hall maintains its traditional charm while featuring modern amenities that students desire.



  • Upperclassmen environment for Juniors and Seniors
  • Centrally located; convenient to arts, engineering, and business classes
  • Double and double-as-single rooms
  • Gilbert All-You-Care-to-Eat Dining
  • The East Side Café, proudly serving Starbucks®
  • Beds at junior loft height or can be fully lofted
  • Each floor has a quite lounge and an open lounge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Elevators
  • Wi-fi with high-speed internet access in every room and lounge
  • Large outdoor patio
  • Gilbert Hall Fitness Room


Room Arrangements

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Double Room

Gilbert's double rooms are equipped with two beds, desks, chairs, closets, dressers, and a window.  Closets have a locking drawer.  Floors are artificial hardwood laminate.


There are reserved spaces for Gilbert residents in lot 2/E (see map). Residents who are physically handicapped and need a reserve space can make arrangements for parking on Gilbert Road closer to Gilbert Hall. Learn more about parking.


Floor Plan

Gilbert Hall Floor Plan

Mailing Address

383 Gilbert Dr.
DeKalb, IL 60115
Map and directions
How to send mail to residents

Phone Numbers

Gilbert Front Desk
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