• Dolson Hall

    Residence Life/Housing

  • For many of us, going away to college is the first time that a person spends a significant time away from home. Our Office of Campus Life is dedicated to assist in helping with that transition.

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    University Housing

    Research of college students across the nation indicates that students who live on campus are more satisfied with their college experience, earn higher grade-point averages and are more likely to graduate. 

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    Off-Campus Living

    Students considering living off-campus should be reminded of the potential challenges of negotiating a lease, budgeting, preparing meals, cleaning and traveling to and from campus without the aid of on-campus support.

  • Housing Options

    All students must live in approved housing for at least three years, which includes three on-campus residence halls, seven Living-Learning Communities, fraternity and sorority housing and The Woods at Millikin apartment complex. Students wishing to live off-campus must meet specific criteria and submit an off-campus petition to the Office of Campus Life.

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      Living Learning Communities

      Living Learning Communities (LLCs) are an option for students wanting to live on the same floor or residence hall as those who share a common interest, passion, or major.
    • Dolson Hall

      Dolson Hall

      Dolson Hall is Millikin's most up-to-date suite-style residence hall and boasts four floors of suite-style living that can house up to 200 residents. Room options include single, double, quad and ADA-accessible single rooms.
    • Weck Hall

      Weck Hall

      Located directly across the street from Shilling Hall, Weck is one of two suite-style residence halls on Millikin's campus. Housing 52 residents, it's also home to some of our Living Learning Communities.
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      Fraternity & Sorority Housing

      Sophomores, juniors and seniors may also be interested in fraternity and sorority housing available on campus. The Greek community at MU consists of 12 chapters and 5 chapter facilities.
    • The Woods

      The Woods at Millikin

      The Woods at聽Millikin聽is a student-only, privately-owned complex that houses over 600 students in apartment-style living. It offers the ultimate living experience for upperclass and transfer students.