Hyalite Hall is the newest residence hall housing up to 510 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

Mesa McKee
Student Community Director - Hyalite
Office Phone: 406-994-3142

Savanah Olson
Student Community Director - Hyalite
Office Phone: 406-994-3142

Savanah is originally from Tacoma, Washington. This is her third year working for housing, and she has previously served as a Resident Advisor and Assistant Community Director at MSU. Savanah is majoring in Environmental Science- Land Rehabilitation and enjoys spending time in the outdoors. When she's not out skiing or hammocking, Savanah enjoys reading and crocheting.

Connor Kloss
Community Director - Hyalite
Office Phone: 406-994-3773

Originally from Rockford, Illinois, Connor graduated from Montana State University with a degree in Biological Sciences and a minor in Psychology. Before becoming a Community Director for Housing, he has previously worked as a Resident Advisor and Assistant Resident Director for University Student Housing at MSU. Through these experiences on top of the six years working as a Camp Counselor, Connor is excited to be working with students of all backgrounds and experiences in Hyalite to help them succeed in all aspects of education and their goals set for their time at Montana State. Connor is excited to assist with the development of engaging programming and community life in his second year as a Community Director!

Outside of his job, Connor enjoys getting coffee at local spots in Bozeman, reading books, listening to a wide variety of music, and exploring Montana!

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