Office of Residence Life & Housing
1 McMurry Station #245
Abilene, TX 79697
All students are required to live on campus. By living on campus you'll be at the center of it all, and there is no better place to be!
Living in the residence halls is a blast! McMurry Residence Life strives to create communities of learning, service, and living, fostered by the ideals of friendship, cooperation, faith and education. Through facilities, staffing and programming we build our home one resident at a time.
Male and female students have a choice of Residence Halls. Females and males live in Gold Star Hall. Also, females can choose Martin Hall and males can choose Hunt Hall. Upperclassmen with qualifying hours and GPAs may also choose to live in the on-campus apartments. All residence halls and on-campus apartments feature wireless internet access in addition to high-speed internet.
In order to live off-campus you must meet one of the following requirements:
While living on the McMurry campus, you’ll find that your neighbors are no longer strangers—they become like family! The relationships you build with them will last a lifetime, and building those relationships will be one of the most fun and memorable times of your life.
A $250 security deposit (non-refundable: $200 housing deposit and $50 application fee) must be paid the first time a student fills out a housing contract to live in the residence halls.
Required by state law effective January 1, 2010, as states: A first-time student attending an institution of higher education or private or independent institution of higher education, including a transfer student, who plans to reside in on-campus housing in an on-campus dormitory or other on-campus student housing facility must show evidence of vaccination against bacterial meningitis. The student must have received the vaccination at least 10 days prior to the student taking up residence in on-campus housing.