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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.

Gilbert All You Care to Eat Dining
The East Side Café, proudly serving Starbucks®
Fitness Room
Laundry room
Gilbert Restroom
Map of Gilbert Hall


  • Upperclassmen environment for juniors and seniors or anyone at least two full years out of high school
  • Centrally located; convenient to arts, engineering, and business classes
  • 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 quiet lounge and an open lounge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Elevator
  • NIU Wireless and a wired broadband/Ethernet connection in student rooms
  • NIU Wireless in all lounges and public spaces
  • Large outdoor patio
  • Gilbert Hall Fitness Room
  • Lounge with lab workstations, a television, and table games (room 109)

Room Arrangements

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.

See room amenities and measurements

Gilbert Double Room
Gilbert Double Room
Gilbert Double Room
Gilbert Double Floor Plan