Commuter Resources

Find Your Place on Campus!

(Below you will find all of the places where you can study, get academic help, relax, and meet people.  Click on one of the links below to learn more)

Get involved, hang out, and study!

The Lead Center

Located on the lower level of the Memorial Student Center, you can go here and learn about getting involved on and off campus!

The Intercultural Center

This beautiful center in East Hall houses our LGBTQ+ Center, Center for African American Students, International Student Affairs and so much more! You can go to any of the wonderful programs, connect with friends and staff, and also find a quiet place to study.

The Women’s & Gender Center 

Located in Old Main, the Women’s & Gender Center is a great place to connect with an amazing campus resource.  You can facilitate meetings, study, programs, and discussion. Visitors of all genders are always welcome!

The Wellness Center 

Located on the second floor of the Memorial Center, this newly remodeled space is a must-see! A healthy lifestyle is a foundation for success and fulfillment, and the habits created in college can be carried throughout one’s life. The Marshall Wellness Center is committed to nurturing the physical and mental health of students enabling a lifetime of success, personal development, and well-being. You can stop in one day when the MU PAWs dogs are having Paw-ffice hours or relax in the meditation room.

The Memorial Student Center

On a beautiful day, you can study or hangout with friends on plaza beside the Memorial Fountain in the Memorial Student Center. Inside you have so many options to get involved, interact with friends, grab a bite, or study. The MSC houses 3 levels of space and resources dedicated to your success. Checkout the link for all of the opportunities.

The Commuter Lounge

Located in the Memorial Student Center’s Lower Level, this is a place for commuters to relax and socialize in between classes. There are many resources offered for commuter students in the lounge, including microwaves, a refrigerator, furniture, lockers, a bulletin board, and plenty of new friends.

The Commuter Lounge is furnished with couches, tables, and chairs. Students may also use the computer to quickly check their e-mail. For those commuter students who wish to bring their lunch, they can store food in the refrigerator and use the microwave.

Places to Study & Academic Resources

The Tutoring Center 

Located in 211 of the Communications Building, this is a place you can drop in for individual tutoring, group tutoring, or schedule a weekly tutoring session. You can get tutoring for most of your classes and make sure you have what you need for academic success! Also checkout the Biology and Math Department for tutoring! So many options.

Center for Student Success 

Connect with your FAM Mentor, study, or get some academic help! This Center located in East Hall is a wonderful place to connect to academic resources.

Morrow Library

Escape from the hustle and bustle of campus with your visit to Morrow Library.  Study spaces available on three floors (ground, first, and second) for individual and group needs.  Special Collections can help you with research on select topics and has many primary sources available.  Explore the Morrow Stacks for the largest collection of books at Marshall.  Check out the Rosanna Blake Civil War Library and the General Chuck Yeager Room.  Come find out why commuter students love us, and we love them!

The Drinko Library 

Study out in the open with friends, book a private study room for yourself or others, and also connect with a Research Librarian or find some wonderful resources for school! The Drinko Library can make sure you have what you need for academic success.

The Writing Center 

The Marshall University Writing Center is a free tutoring service for all Marshall students who want help with their writing. The Writing Center is staffed with graduate and undergraduate students ready to help you at any stage of the writing process. Tutors can be consulted on any writing assignment from any discipline.

Tower’s Market Place 

Have a late night snack at the Den, grab some noodles at Mein Bowl, and so much more at the Tower’s Market Place. You can grab a quick snack, sit and study, or hang out with friends.

Harless Dining Hall

Get all you can eat at Harless Dining Hall, or use one of their to-go boxes. Get fired up at The Flaming Skillet with signature culinary creations and more! Enjoy our 300+ seat dining room complete with LCD TVs with your favorite local programming. Stop by today!

The Memorial Student Center Food Court

Meet some friends for coffee and Starbucks, grab a tasty dessert or pizza from La Famiglia, and more! Located in the Memorial Student Center you can grab some comfort food during midterms and also study in a central place on campus.

Commuter Lockers

Staff members coordinate the Commuter Lockers in the Memorial Student Center’s Lower Level. Lockers rare available to commuter students on a first-come, first-locked basis. To reserve a locker, please contact Tootie Carter at

Commuter Meal Plan

There are 13 different meal plan options. These plans may be purchased for use during any regular academic term. Twin Towers and Harless Dining Halls offer “all you care to eat” except on premium nights. If you have any dietary constraints, please contact the Sodexo General Manager at 304-696-3329. Commuter Meal Plans may be purchased through MyMU then selecting Ca$h Tracks. All meal plans offered by Marshall University require a Marshall University Student or Faculty/Staff I.D. Card. Further terms and conditions may apply. Visit for information.


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