Halverson Hall

Halverson HallHalverson VectorWhen walking through Halverson Hall you will experience a high energy, open door community with strong hall identity.  Supporting an open door policy promotes healthy social networking and positive student growth. This encouraging environment helps students create a balance between their social and academic lives.  Halverson is a strong supporter for Women for Women with its two all female houses. The hall is also made up of one all male house and three co-ed houses. Halverson’s reputation makes it more than just a place to live, it’s a family. Halverson Hall is building 69 on the campus map.


Halverson Hall Government

Vision Statement: Halverson strives to be a home where everyone is welcome to leave their mark and make fond memories; because when strangers become friends and turn into family, they become the definition of their home.
Mission Statement: Halverson aspires to have outgoing, respectful, and self-motivated residents who through house and hall involvement build meaningful relationships and become stronger individuals.

Halverson Hall Staff

Resident Director – Christy Miller


Christy graduated from NMU with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Journalism in May, 2012.  Since graduating, Christy has worked for Volkswagen Motors in Auburn Hills, MI. While at NMU, Christy served as a resident adviser in Spooner Hall for two years and was very involved as an active student leader in Payne Hall.


Office Hours
Monday 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Thursday 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Halverson Front Desk: 227-2477

Building and Grounds Attendant - Glenda Ross

Resident Adviser Staff

First Floor      
Ken Schlesser The Edge 3907 kschless@nmu.edu
Andrew Olson The Looney Bin 3933 androlso@nmu.edu
Second Floor      
Liz Lang Fantasia 3959 llang@nmu.edu
Kaitie Sodergren Deja Vu 3987 ksodergr@nmu.edu
Third Floor      
Madison Brinker The Summit 4013 mabrinke@nmu.edu
Lillian Harmon Dakota 4041 lharmon@nmu.edu


2016 - 2017 Halverson Hall Staff


Halverson Hall Traditions


Halverson Hall, opened in 1965, is named after Dr. Lynn Halverson, head of NMU’s Geography-Geology Department for many years.


  • Fiesta Frost
  • Drink-N-Think, an annual alcohol awareness program
  • PHest, an annual end of the year program with Payne Hall.

Interesting Facts:

  • Halverson Hall is one of the few halls to have a house still with its original name – Dakota House.
  • The founder of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, lived in Halverson Hall.