Van Antwerp Hall

Van Antwerp Hall 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 74 on the campus map.

Room Types


Shared Bedroom Suite

Double Shared Bedroom Suite 

 Van Antwerp Hall Government

Vision Statement: Van Antwerp Hall strives to promote an inviting atmosphere that encourages a strong sense of community and academic excellence.

Mission Statement: We believe that in order to thrive, it is critical to have a place for everyone to call their own. VA provides safety, comfort, and support in everything we do. There is a special feeling you get that can only be experienced through VA.


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


Bucket List Competition

"Spooky Sundaes" Halloween decorating contest

Game Nights

RA/RD/BG Appreciation Week

Study Snacks in the lobby during finals week


House Camping Trip

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.

Van Antwerp Hall Staff


Resident Director - Isabel Azmani

Isabel graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a bachelors degree in Corporate and Health Communication and a minor in Biology.  During her time at Whitewater, she held a variety of different positions within the housing department that only allowed her love for housing to expand.  Isabel is currently pursuing her masters in Exercise Science at NMU and is excited to be in a program that she is extremely passionate about.  She loves outdoor activities and adventures which is one of the many reasons Isabel is so thrilled to be in Marquette.

Resident Adviser Staff 

  • First Floor
    • Moose Lodge - Dan Burkhardt
    • Down Under - Stephanie Lane
  • Second Floor
    • Aspen Haus - Hattie Kinnisten
    • Mountain House - Kelby Reichard
  • Third Floor
    • American Graffiti - Wyatt Porter
    • Concert House - Annika Enders

Building and Grounds Attendant - Dan O'Neill