Hunt Hall

Hunt HallHunt Hall is built on traditions, open mindedness, and friendliness. Hunt Hall is also a LEED certified complex and was completely renovated during the summer of 2008.  The students of Hunt create a fun and open environment for all and welcome new ideas and faces to the community.  Some of Hunt Hall’s well known traditions include annual camp outs, hiking trips, the Hunt Hall Talent Show, and the “Arctic Plunge”.  Great, lasting memories and good friends are a result of living in Hunt Hall. Hunt is all co-ed and is building number 73 on the campus map.

NOTE: Due to the type of furniture in Hunt Hall rooms, lofts are not permitted. Loft kits manufactured to fit the beds are available for rent.

Hunt Hall Lobby Renovations Photos

Hunt Hall Renovation Photos: See the progression of Hunt Hall throughout the Summer of 2008.

Hunt Hall Staff

Resident Director – Rhian Smith,

Rhian is the Resident Director of Hunt Hall and is originally from Marinette, WI.  She graduate from NMU in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  She spent the past 1 1/2 years working as a Registered Nurse caring for oncology and intensive care patients.  While completing her undergraduate degree, Rhian worked as a Resident Adviser in Magers Hall.  In her free time, she enjoys running, reading, watching the Packers and spending time with family and friends.

Office Hours
Monday 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Tuesday 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Friday Noon - 2 p.m.

Hunt/Van Antwerp Front Desk: 227-2397

Building and Grounds Attendant - John Ruesing

Resident Adviser Staff

First Floor      
Heather Wise Arctic House 4060
T.J. Aiyash Whoville 4077
Second Floor      
Resse Johnson Copa Cabana 4112
Brittany Voich Shady Grove 4132
Third Floor      
Daniel Crabtree Toon Town 4167
Bridgette Clark Downtown 4187

2013-2014 Hunt Hall Staff

Hunt Hall Traditions


Hunt Hall, opened in 1967, is named after Lucian Hunt, the former head of NMU’s Physical Science and Chemistry department.


  • Arctic Plunge
  • Root Beer Bash
  • Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Easter Egg Hunt

Interesting Facts:

  • Hunt Hall shares a basement with Van Antwerp Hall.
  • Every winter, Arctic House members take an Arctic Plunge in Lake Superior.
  • Hunt Hall was the first hall to have a co-ed house. It was on a trial basis at the time.