Van Antwerp Hall

Van AntwerpVan Antwerp includes one academic house where residents are expected to maintain at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA.  As a LEED certified building, Van Antwerp was fully renovated during the summer of 2007 and was LEED Certified Silver in April of 2008 by the U.S. Green Building Council.  Van Antwerp has a friendly atmosphere where students strongly identify with their communities and express a high level of Wildcat Spirit.  Some traditions students participate in are Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Marquette and Relay for Life.  Van Antwerp has one all male house, one all female house and four co-ed houses, and is building number 74 on the campus map.

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

Summer 2009: Hunt/VA Lobby Renovation Photos

 Van Antwerp Hall Staff

Resident Director – Cassie Kobler,

Cassie is the Resident Director of Van Antwerp Hall.  She is from Roscoe, IL and earned a bachelors degree from NMU in May, 2011 with a dual major in Spanish and Community Health Education.  Prior to graduation, Cassie was the Resident Adviser of Odyssey House in Magers Hall, was an orientation staff assistant in the summer of 2010, and worked in the Campus Visit Program  In her free time, she enjoys running, photography, and karaoke.  Cassie has also begun work on her Master's degree in Public Administration.

Office Hours
Monday 3 p.. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Thursday 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday 12 noon - 2 p.m.

Hunt/Van Antwerp Front Desk: 227-2397

Building and Grounds Attendant - Randy Tryan

Resident Adviser Staff 

First Floor      
Joanna Pellizzer Moose Lodge 4218 
Kaitlin Kolhoff Down Under 4235
Second Floor      
Brittany Rajala Aspen Haus 4270
Alan Kerr Mountain House 4290
Third Floor      
Taylor LaFave American Graffiti 4325 
Mikenzie Frost Concert House 4345

2013-2014 Van Antwerp Staff

Van Antwerp Hall Traditions


Van Antwerp Hall, opened in 1967, is named after Maude Van Antwerp who taught in NMU’s Education Department for 25 years.


  • Volunteering with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Marquette
  • Relay for Life
  • Chaperoning YMCA Middle School Dances
  • Haunted Bog Walk
  • Finals Kick-off Pancake Breakfast
  • Game Nights
  • Raves in the Basement
  • Study Breaks in the Lobby during Finals Week

Interesting Facts:


  • Every year, Van Antwerp residents volunteer for the campus and local community.
  • Van Antwerp Hall was renovated in the summer of 2007 with the goal of being LEED certified and is currently being evaluated by the U.S. Green Building Council.