Wise Hall is open to first year and upperclass students. Centrally located and adjacent to The Commons dining center, Wise offers double rooms with air conditioning in every room.

The Brotherhood Scholars Program and Sisterhood Scholars Program are housed in Wise. These programs are designed to increase retention and graduation rates for students identifying as Men or Women of Color. Through collaborative university partnerships, the Brotherhood and Sisterhood Scholars programs guide students in their transition to college by providing an extended orientation, a residential community, designated courses, mentorship and workshops. 

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Amenities & Services

Address: Wise Hall, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: 734.487.1097
Remains open for breaks: Yes, begining Fall 2024 
Building Amenities:

  • In-hall laundry facilities (2nd floor)
  • Building-wide WiFi
  • Community kitchen
  • Lounges on every floor
  • Overnight monitored access

Room Type: One shared room, single gender by floor.
Students per room: Two students per room
Bathroom Style: Community by floor
In-room amenities:

Each bedroom has:

    • One extra-long twin bed per student
    • One dresser per student
    • One desk per student
    • Shared closet

Gender-inclusive housing is available for all undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of housing types across campus. For more information visit the Gender-inclusive housing page.

Details & Dimensions

Wise Hall Room Layout

United States Postal Mail is distributed to student mailboxes Monday through Saturday. Residents must use their mail key to obtain their mail. Office staff will not take your mail out of your mailbox for you. Other special items (e.g., flowers, candy, packages and flyers) may be delivered to the front desk for distribution. Bring your EMU identification to pick up and sign for packages.

To receive mail, it must be addressed as follows:

Resident Name
Room # Wise Hall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Please do not have "Eastern Michigan University" written on your mailing address since this sends it to the general mail room and will delay it getting to your hall.

If you have any questions about sending or receiving mail please contact your front desk staff (see "Front Desk Info" tab on this page).

Hours: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily
Contact: 734.487.1097

The Front Desks are here to help with questions, mail, keys, lockouts and to help provide some supplies and materials such as vacuum cleaners, brooms, mops, kitchen supplies and games. Residents must present their state issued ID card as a form of identification in order to check out these items.

If you have a brief question or need help with lockouts, lost, stolen or broken room keys or EIDs, contact the Front Desk.

All first-year students and upper-class students living in this hall are required to purchase a meal plan.

Meal Plan Pricing & Info

Room Rates






Single (Upper Class Only)$3,830 (Wise Only)$3,830 (Wise Only)$7,660 (Wise Only)






Single (Upper Class Only)$3,863 (Wise Only)$3,863 (Wise Only)$7,726 (Wise Only)