- Two beds, one per person
- Two desks, one per person
- Two closets with drawers, one per person
- Two rolling chairs, one per person
- Ethernet ports
- Cable outlets
- USB outlets
- Window drapes
- Overhead lighting
- Mirror on door
- Hardwood vinyl flooring
|Bedroom||Approximately 14' 7" by 10' 10"|
|Bed||78" by 36" by 7.5"
Twin XL sheets provide the best fit.
|Bed height from floor
Depends on your selected bed loft option
|High Loft: 58" from floor
Junior Loft: 31.5" from floor
Low Loft: 13.5" from floor
Bunked: 12" from floor
One per person. The closet is lockable and includes a large space for hanging clothes with four drawers and four shelves.
|Inside left: 24" by 19" by 67"
Clothes rod: 18"
4 cubby holes: 32.5" by 18" 7"
Each drawer (4 total): 20.75" by 15.5" by 5.5" (one drawer is 4.5")
Each shelf: 24" by 39" by 18" to ceiling
|Desk||Outer dimensions: 30" by 42" by 30.5"
Middle drawer: 20" by 23.5" by 2.5"
2 medium drawers: 20" by 11" by 5.25"
Large drawer: 20" by 11" by 9.25"
Includes a microwave, refrigerator and freezer compartments.
|Outer dimensions: 20.125" by 18.625" by 33.5"
Refrigerator compartment: 2.13 cubic feet
Freezer compartment: 0.75 cubic feet
Microwave: 0.7 cubic feet and 12.8" by 18.125" by 10.625"
- Utilities included
- Lounge with 24-hour computer labs
- Centrally located; convenient to arts, engineering, and business classes
- NIU Wireless
- Gilbert's All You Care to Eat Dining
- Large outdoor patio
- East Side Café proudly serving Starbucks®
- Laundry facilities
- Vending machines
- Huskie Bus Line
- Fitness room
- Outdoor bicycle racks
- Over 50 TV channels
- Open during Thanksgiving and spring breaks
- Printing and scanning with AnywherePrints
Huskie Bus Line
Huskie Bus Line routes stop in front of Gilbert every 10 minutes during regular hours:
Stops at Gilbert, Barsema/Engineering Buildings, DuSable, New Hall, Grant, Stevenson, Northern View, attractions on Lincoln Highway, Psychology/Computer Science Building, and more.
Stops at Gilbert, Psychology/Computer Science Building, attractions on Lincoln Highway, Northern View, Stevenson, Grant, New Hall, DuSable, Barsema/Engineering Buildings, and more
Stops at Gilbert, loops around off-campus DeKalb neighborhoods, CVS, Northern View, Stevenson, Grant, New Hall, loops around more off-campus DeKalb neighborhoods, DuSable and more.
Takes residents home after 11 p.m.
Map and Mailing Address
Mailing Address[Your Name]
Gilbert [Room Number]
383 Gilbert Dr.
DeKalb, IL 60115
The safety and security of every resident is important to us. Grant residents use their OneCard to enter the building 24/7. Residents must also use their OneCard to get onto their floor, both their card and a PIN are used to get into their room. At night, photo ID verification and guest check-in is enforced, and hall staff and NIU Police are available 24/7.
OneCard door access.
OneCard and PIN required for room access.
Hall staff and NIU Police available 24/7
Front Desk: 815-753-3110
NIU Police Non-Emergency: 815-753-1212