Memorial Student Center


The Memorial Student Center, located on Fifth Avenue on the south side of campus, was completed in 1971. Its name commemorates the loss of most of the Marshall football team in the 1970 plane crash near Tri-State Airport.The building houses offices of student government, student activities, and the minority student program. It includes a large central lounge, study areas, a cafeteria, three dining rooms, a snack bar, and meeting and conference rooms.

The University Bookstore, located on Fifth Avenue on the south side of campus, was renovated and enlarged in 1998.The bookstore sells textbooks, snacks, cards, Marshall University merchandise and a variety of other items to the campus. Visitors can also purchase items online through the Bookstore's web site.