To have the full Eastern Experience, live on campus!
Exclusive in-hall programs
Housing and Residence Life hosts over 100 programs each month during the academic year: including 720 social programs focusing on community building, life skills, personal wellness, and 840 educational programs centered on academic success.
Wise Hall was renovated Summer 2016 with additional updates coming in 2017.
Air conditioning added, new bedroom furniture, flooring, ceilings, windows and lighting. Summer 2017 new laundry rooms, lobbies and lounges will be outfitted
Number of people housed
As of fall 2016, EMU occupancy is 3,895 with 3,253 living in residence halls and 642 in apartments.
- 100 Front Desk and Nightwatch Staff
- 12 Office Managers (OM)
- 10 Community Programmers (CP)
- 114 Resident Advisors (RA)
- 21 Graduate Student Staff (GHD and others)
- 7 Full-Time Live-in Area Complex Director’s (ACD)
- 13 Administrative Professionals in Central Office
- Staff is on duty 365 days of the year
Speed of our internet
Our Residence Halls have Internet technology to handle most of today's technology needs. With Landline and Wifi Internet speeds averaging at least 10Mbps in all residence halls. This is included in the cost or your residence hall and is part of living the full Eastern Experience .
*speeds may vary depending on your exact room location and system configuration and can not be guaranteed.
Cats in the Apartments
One of the wonderful opportunities upperclass students in the apartment complexes have the option of living with their feline friends. Each year we welcome around 50 kitties to also enjoy living the full Eastern Experience.
Benefits of living the full Eastern Experience
Along with the opportunities convenience and experiences you can only get by living on campus, national research also suggests the student living on campus:
- Have higher GPAs
- Are more involved with campus programs and organizations
- Connect with professors and classmates
- Stay enrolled
- Are more satisfied with their overall college experience