McDonald Hall

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McDonald Hall, lovingly named “The Suites” for their apartment style living, houses 160 women. Each suite has four double occupancy rooms, two bathrooms, and a main lounge. All suites are accessed through an outside balcony. Residents can also use the Schroll Center as a lounge.  The Schroll Center contains a large common area, kitchen and computer area.

Resident Director: Yazmin Gutierrez

Yazmin Guitierrez

This is Yazmin's third year serving as a Resident Director at Benedictine College and first year in McDonald Hall. Yazmin is originally from West Covina, California. She graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a degree in Kinesiology-Exercise Science in December of 2016. During her time in Louisiana, she played soccer for four years as a Ragin' Cajun. After graduating, Yazmin served as a FOCUS Varsity Catholic missionary for two years at the University of Oklahoma and one year at Benedictine College. Her husband, Leonard, is currently the Team Director of the FOCUS Missionary at Benedictine. They welcomed their twins, Bosco and Chiara in March of 2022. They are all excited to serve the students in amazing ways!

Hall Features

  • Appliances: Kitchen appliances in the Schroll Center include an oven, microwave, and full refrigerator.
  • Bathrooms: Each suite has two full bathrooms. Generally, four people share one bathroom. Sinks with medicine cabinets are located in each bedroom.
  • Furniture Supplied: Bedrooms: two twin beds/bunk beds, two desks/dressers, two large closets, two chairs. Lounge: one couch, one coffee table, one table
  • Handicap Accessible: Bottom floor only.  Room A-1 is completely handicap accessible.
  • Laundry & Vending: Laundry facilities are available on the ground level, and they are free of cost to residents.  Also, there are two vending machines, a television, and a gas grill available to McDonald Hall residents.
  • Lofts: Lofts are not permitted in McDonald Hall.
  • Lounges: The main lounge for the hall is the Schroll Center.  It is a 24 hour visitation lounge.  After midnight non-residents must be accompanied by a McDonald resident to gain access.  Also, each suite has a lounge area for the women who live in that suite.
  • Room Dimensions: Approximately 10' x 18'
  • Security: There are locks on each suite and room door. In addition, the gate at the west entrance is locked at 11 p.m. every evening.