You will feel right at home in one of Marshall University’s 9 residence halls for undergraduate students or our residential apartment community for graduate students. Either way, you’ll be close to campus facilities, activities and services, and be part of a dynamic college community where you’ll learn, grow, make lifelong friends and prepare for your future.

Why Live on Campus?

Living on campus offers you a unique living and learning experience. All freshmen and sophomores under age 21 are required to live on campus to ensure you’ll get the best start for your Marshall experience. All first-year students benefit from unique college housing opportunities: You’ll belong to a living learning or theme housing community to be with other students who share your academic and campus interests.

There are so many benefits to living on campus: Maintaining a higher GPA. Meeting students from across the country and around the world. Getting involved and developing leadership skills. Making lifelong friends. Having fun—and building your Herd pride! Still wondering? Check out our top 10 reasons for choosing—and enjoying—college life on campus.

Where Will I Live on Campus?

Undergraduate Residence Halls

Here’s a quick list of your 9 choices for undergraduate residence halls (or dorms, as they used to be called!). Get a closer look at these options — and compare — to make your college housing choice.

  • Buskirk Hall: Six-story all-female residence hall, double-occupancy, single-deluxe
  • The First Year Residence Halls, North and South: Two four-story freshman residence halls, co-ed by room, double-occupancy
  • Gibson Hall: Four-story co-ed residence hall, suites
  • Haymaker Hall: Four story co-ed residence hall, suites
  • Twin Towers East: 15-story co-ed residence hall, double-occupancy
  • Twin Towers West: 15-story co-ed residence hall, double- and single-occupancy
  • Wellman Hall: Four-story co-ed residence hall, suites
  • Willis Hall: Four-story co-ed residence hall, suites

Living & Learning Communities

Explore nine different living learning or theme housing options for all first-year students. These communities are developed around academics (e.g., business, education, global connections, health professions, honors, and science), student support services, and campus involvement and interests (e.g., Greek life, Marshall Maniacs). You’ll connect with others who share your interests!

Dining Options

Living on campus means taking advantage of Marshall’s many dining and food service options (below). Marshall Dining Services are professionally managed by Sodexo, where you can find information about menus and more.

  • Towers Marketplace
  • Harless Dining Hall
  • 1837 Fresh Food Market
  • La Famiglia
  • Chick-Fil-A
  • The Den
  • Huntington Market
  • Mein Bowl
  • Steak ‘n Shake
  • Smith Hall Simply-to-Go
  • Starbucks
  • Drinko Coffee Shop

Graduate Student Housing

The Landing, Marshall University’s new on-campus residential apartment community, is located adjacent to the health sciences campus and just a few blocks from Marshall University’s Huntington campus.

What Does It Cost to Live on Campus?

When you review residence hall options, you’ll also be able to compare basic semester room fees to determine your housing costs. All students who live on campus also are required to purchase a meal plan. Check here for the various options you can choose from for your meal plan. You can also review both housing and meal plan rates per semester here for the current academic year.

For graduate student housing pricing, visit our The Landing page.

Sign Up for Campus Housing

If you’ve been accepted and have submitted your $100 enrollment deposit, you can sign up for on-campus housing and complete your Housing Agreement.

If you still have questions and need more information, please contact us today. We’re ready to help you take your next steps to live and learn at Marshall University.

Housing and Residence Life: 1-800-438-5391 Email: housing@marshall.edu