Ackley Hall

Ackley/Shilling Hall (Valley 1)



Ackley/Shilling residents work hard but also know how to chill and hang out. Residents are excited to engage on campus and with their neighbors. Staff strive to build inclusive communities that showcase their Bronco spirit. There is a large parking lot located near the building. 


  • Transfer Student Community - community closing May 2024
  • Bronco Connect [Shilling] - coming fall 2024
  • Engineering House [Ackley] - coming fall 2024
  • Beds do not loft but can be bunked
  • Dining center located within the Valley neighborhood

Walking Time

  • Valley Dining Center

    Valley Dining Center

    7 minutes

  • Student Center

    Student Center

    10 minutes

  • Student Recreation Center

    Student Recreation Center

    15 minutes

  • Waldo Library

    Waldo Library

    15 minutes

The Room

Room dimensions: bedroom 12 feet by 12 feet 2 inches; entrance 5 feet 5 inches by 6 feet 1 inch.

Suites consist of two rooms that share a connecting bathroom. A total of four people live in a suite.

Furniture provided

  • Bed and mattress per person — beds are bunkable but do not loft
  • Two desks
  • Two chairs
  • Ackley:  One 6-drawer dresser to share; Shilling:  One 3-drawer dresser
  • One recycling bin

What about the bathroom?

  • One shower and toilet partitioned off for privacy
  • Counter with two sinks
  • Two medicine cabinets with mirrors
  • Four towel bars


Hall Director: Hayley Smalec
Graduate assistant: Matt Clark
Hall office phone: (269) 387-4755
Front desk phone: (269) 387-4754