University Housing

Student Affairs

Robert R. McKinnell

Robert R. McKinnell

Assistant Director, Housing Operations

The Housing Operations team manages summer camps and conferences, keys and building access, and move-in operations. Housing Operations also serves as a liaison between Property Management and residents if health and safety issues arise.

Mr. McKinnell received his Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of South Alabama. A native of Mobile Alabama, he has worked at Auburn University since June 1999 working with the Outreach Program Office and Managing Conferences and Summer Programs. In November 2006 Mr. McKinnell joined the Housing team. An active member of the Auburn community, Mr. McKinnell can be found coaching various youth sports in the local area or coaching Auburn High School Football. Mr. McKinnell is married with two children and attends Auburn United Methodist Church. Mr. McKinnell and his wife, Brandy, have two sons, Rusty and Tyler, and three cats Dobby, Waffles, and Brownie.

Last modified: November 6, 2023