Courtney S. Turner Hall | Benedictine College

Courtney S. Turner Hall

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Courtney S. Turner Hall, the freshmen male residence hall, was built in 1957 and was renovated in 2005. It houses 140 men.

Resident Director: Isaac Kuchar

Isaac Kuchar

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Born and raised in Boise, ID. Isaac moved numerous times both as a kid and after beginning his education post high school. He lived in California, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rome, Italy, Barcelona, Spain, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He spent a number of years as a Seminarian with the Legionaries of Christ and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy while living in Rome as part of his Seminarian formation. After the discerning out of the seminary he moved to Cedar Rapids where he worked for Terracon before finally accepting the position of Resident Director of Turner Hall. He is happy to focus his energy and talents for the good of all the residents of Turner Hall as they seek to mature into grown men who will shape the future for Good and God’s Glory.

Room Dimensions

  • Room: 10’ x 15’
  • Closet: 2’10’’ x 2’6’’’
  • Desk (top): 3’6’’ x 2’
  • Window (includes blinds): 4’5’’ x 2’
  • Bed: Twin XL mattress, 14.5’’ under bed height
  • Dresser (6 drawers): 23’’ x 14’’ x 7’’

Hall Information

  • Room Dimensions: 11'6" x 13'6", slight variations do exist.
  • Bathrooms: Each floor has a communal bathroom.
  • Furniture Supplied: Bunk bed with two mattresses, one dresser, two desks, two closets with ample storage area, two desk chairs, and two small safes (no padlock included)
  • Appliances: The dorm kitchen in the Turner Lounge is equipped with an oven and stove, full-size refrigerator, sink, and counter and table spaces. The kitchen is open to all residents.
  • Security: Students have a hard key for their room and their student ID unlocks three of the hall’s four exterior doors. The hall doors are locked 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Non–resident Benedictine student visitors can access Turner Hall with their Student ID card between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.
  • Accessibility: There is an elevator which operates to all four floors. (RA accompaniment required)
  • Laundry & Vending: There is a Laundry Room on the Ground Floor, with four washing machines and four dryers. There is a soda vending machine located in the lounge.
  • Lounges: There is one main lounge, the St. Augustine Lounge, located on the Ground Floor of Turner Hall. The lounge is open to men 24 hours a day, and the hours that women are welcome follow the normal visitation hours.
  • Recreation: Students have access to a lounge that is complete with a wide-screen television, two ping-pong tables, two pool tables, kitchen and computer/study area.
  • Lofts: No lofts are permitted.