Hyalite Hall is the newest residence hall housing up to 510 freshmen students providing updated and modern amenities for the on-campus population. The design encompasses single, double, and triple room layouts. The new building also includes amenities such as resident meeting spaces, collaborative academic work areas, connection to the Wally Byum park, a kitchen area, interior and exterior bike storage and a living stairwell for students and staff to utilize for either casual or formal purposes.


  • Single, double, and triple room options
  • Secured and covered bike storage
  • Large multi-purpose room located on the first floor
  • Two large community restrooms on each wing of each floor
  • Gender inclusive restroom located on each wing on each floor
  • Ski locker storage for residents of the building
  • Community laundry room
  • Public kitchen located on the first floor
  • Open lounge concept allowing for private and group study space
  • Multiple areas throughout the building for community building and social lounge space

Student Mailing Address:

Student Name
200 Hyalite Hall, Room ____
Bozeman, MT 59715-5034

Hyalite Hall Front Desk:


Room Options:

  • Single (limited availability)
  • Double (with roommate)
  • Triple (with roommates)

Community Director

Dana Beaty
Community Director
Office Phone: 406-994-3141

Originally from Sandpoint, Idaho, Dana graduated from Carroll College with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a minor in Public Health. At Carroll College she served as Resident Director for two years and a Student Building Manager for one year with Residential Life and Housing. This is her first year as a Community Director at MSU and she is excited to learn about the culture and student population at MSU. Her time spent in Residence Life sparked her passion for working with students and helping them through obstacles. By bringing dedication and passion, Dana hopes to create a memorable experience and strong sense of community to students in Hyalite Hall.Outside of the Residence Hall, Dana likes to spend time outdoors and learning new recreational activities. Some of her favorite activities are hiking, fishing, and spending time by the lake.

Hall Staff


Design Photos

Exterior shot of Hyalite Hall Exterior shot of Hyalite HallExterior shot of Hyalite HallMain LobbySki LockersCommunity KitchenMain LobbyLounge SpaceLounge SpaceStudy SpaceDouble RoomSingle RoomRoom furniture and closet spaceHyalite Triple Room Floor PlanHyalite Single Room Floor PlanHyalite Double Room Floor Plan

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In the News

"MSU announces name of new residence hall set to open Fall 2020" MSU News Service - September 23, 2019

"MSU breaks ground on third new dorm in eight years" Bozeman Daily Chronicle - September 6, 2018

"Construction begins for MSU’s new $50 million dormitory" Bozeman Daily Chronicle - June 19, 2018

"Construction starts on new MSU residence hall" KTVM - June 19, 2018

"MSU students, neighbors react to new $58 million dormitory" Bozeman Daily Chronicle- January 19, 2018

"Architects present plans for new dorm at MSU" KBZK- January 18, 2018

"MSU receives favorable ratings on bonds for new residence hall" MSU News Service - January 16, 2018

"MSU hosting public presentations on new residence hall Jan. 18" MSU News Service - January 11, 2018

"Regents to vote on MSU's new dorm, student recreation field" Bozeman Daily Chronicle- November 12, 2017