Ylvisaker Hall

Ylvisaker Hall

Ylvisaker Hall is a first-year residence hall located across from Sampson Hoffland Laboratories and Valders Hall of Science and nearby the Center for Faith and Life. Ylvisaker Hall houses 256 first-year students in two-person rooms.


  • Flexible room arrangement with mobile wardrobes
  • Five study lounges
  • Recreation room with ping-pong table and television
  • Designated quiet floor
  • Designated wellness floor
  • One CAT6 network connection per person in each room
  • Wireless network coverage throughout the building
  • Computer lab with internet access
  • Laundry room
  • Kitchen including microwave, sink, stove, and refrigerator
  • Adjacent to sand volleyball court

Quick Facts

  • Named for Luther’s fifth president, J. Wilhelm Ylvisaker
  • Ylvisaker is pronounced “ill-vuh-soccer”
  • Built in 1964 and remodeled in 2002