The Residence Halls on Marshall University’s campus offer a variety of conveniences to help students have the best possible experience while living on campus.


  • Choose your own roommate or we offer roommate matching
  • Break Housing option
  • First Year Residence Halls open for entire contract term (August – May)

Community Features

  • Classrooms and Theater equipment in the First Year Residence Halls
  • Study lounges on each floor
  • Individual climate control (heat/AC) in bedrooms (except Holderby Hall)

Technology & Utilities

  • Ethernet and wireless internet access
  • Computer labs in many halls
  • Cable television
  • Inclusive utilities


  • Multiple meal plan options
  • Late night snacks
  • Vending Options (beverage & snack)
  • On-Campus convenience store
  • Various dining locations


  • Fun, free activities on your floor
  • Recreation Center only steps away
  • Free Readership Newspapers

Staff & Safety

  • 24/7 staff presence: front desk, Resident Advisors and live-in professional staff
  • Entrance doors that are locked in evenings
  • Safety cameras in many of the common areas


  • One business day maintenance response for work order requests
  • 24-hour on-call emergency maintenance