Kirby Smith Hall demolition started in May 2022. 

SHARE YOUR KIRBY SMITH MEMORIES 

rooftop view of kirby smith hall

Oh, the memories! We'd love to hear your stories and see your photos of Kirby Smith. 

SHARE YOUR STORY NOW

 

KEEP A PIECE OF KIRBY

Kirby Smith Hall bricks

Remember your time at Kirby Smith and support the LSU Student Emergency Support Fund by purchasing a commemorative piece of Kirby Smith Hall.

PURCHASE A KIRBY SMITH BRICK

 

1967: Opened as an all-male residence hall 

  • 13 floors
  • 154 feet tall

2006: Closed

2007: Governor Jindal's Transition Team Headquarters

2011: Reopened for residents after $1.7 million upgrade 

2016: Governor Edwards' Transition Team Headquarters

Spring 2021: Last residents in building 

February 2022: Abatement continues 

Ongoing: Public notices 

Early June 2022: Demolition begins

Ernie Ballard

LSU Media Relations 

 

Catherine David

LSU Residential Life 

 

 

 

Kirby Smith Through the Years

Students walking into Kirby Smith HallStudent at desk Roommates talking in Kirby Smith Hall roomDecorated room in Kirby Smith Hall

Pool Table in Rec RoomLaundry on each Floor of Kirby Smith Hall It's all hands on deck on Move-in Day.Move-in day at Kirby Smith Hall

Families help Tigers move in to Kirby Smith Hall. Courtesy of The Advocate: Staff place Gov. Jindal's office name plate on a Kirby Smith Hall room during his transition.