Why Live on Campus

Living in the residence halls can ease the transition to college life and provide students with unique experiences.  Here are some of our top reasons to live on campus:

Live Smart. Research shows that students who live on campus have higher GPAs.
Live Close. Roll out of bed and get to class in 10 minutes! Living on campus puts you a short walk from academic buildings, the Rec Center, libraries, Memorial Student Center, athletic facilities, and much more.
Live in a Community. Students who live in the residence halls are part of a thriving, diverse community.  Meet people from all over the state, country, and world and make friendships that will last a lifetime.
Live Secure. Housing and Residence Life makes the safety of its residents a top priority. The residence halls are locked 24 hours a day. Professional housing staff members live in our buildings and are always on call and available to assist students.  The Marshall University Police Department patrols and responds to emergency situations in the residence halls.
Live Connected. Students who live on campus have access to cable TV, streaming services, and Wi-Fi in their rooms.
Live Cheaper. The cost of living on campus is less than living off campus. Campus housing includes not only the cost of your room but also utilities, cable and internet access, 24-hour maintenance, meal plan, and programming.
Live Involved. Students who live in the residence halls are more likely to use campus resources, attend events, and join clubs and organizations.
Live Fun! There is always something happening in the halls.  Resident Advisors and housing staff plan fun activities and events throughout the academic year.  We even take our residents off campus on exciting trips!