First-Year Complex

Each of the residence halls in the first-year complex dedicates its programming and resources to exploring issues faced by first-year students. 

Dorothy Webster Complex

The Dorothy Webster complex is comprised of three buildings connected by enclosed walkways: Dorothy Webster Hall, Elsie Newton Hall, and Mary Beach Hall.

Complex Amenities:

  • 3 laundry rooms
  • Public lounge with television
  • Study lounge
  • Kitchen

Dorothy Webster Hall

Dorothy Webster Hall was donated to Marietta College in the late 1920s in honor of Dorothy Webster Mills. After undergoing extensive renovations to transition it from a single-family mansion to a full-fledged residence hall, the building welcomed its first group of women residents in 1930. It was the first residence hall on campus to house women, though today it accommodates both male and female students.

This hall has traditional double rooms, one triple room, and community bathrooms. The room rate for Dorothy Webster Hall is $3265 a semester.

Typical Room Dimensions:

First Floor: 14’2 x 12’

Second Floor: varies

Third Floor: 15’ x 14’8

Elsie Newton Hall

Elsie Newton Hall was the first residence hall built exclusively to house women students. It is named after Elsie Eaton Newton, the College’s first Dean of Women.  This residence hall was built in 1957 to house 54 students and is connected to Dorothy Webster Hall by an enclosed walkway.

This hall has traditional double rooms and community bathrooms, a laundry room on the first floor, and is single-sex by floor. The room rate for Elsie Newton Hall is $3265 a semester.

Typical Room Dimensions:

Double Room: 12’ x 16’

Mary Beach Hall

Named in memory of Mary Dawes Beach, one of the first two women graduates of the College, this residence hall is located on the east side of Dorothy Webster Hall on Butler Street and was built in 1959 to originally house female students, though today accommodates both male and female students.

This hall has traditional double rooms, triple rooms, a laundry room on the first floor, community bathrooms on each floor, and is single-sex by floor.  The room rate for Mary Beach Hall is $3265 a semester.

Typical Room Dimensions:

Double Room: 16’ x 12’3

Triple Room: 17’7 x 13’5

Marietta Hall

Completed in 1965, Marietta Hall is designated living space for freshman students and is located near the College’s soccer and softball fields.

This building features traditional double rooms, triple rooms on the fourth floor, and community bathrooms. It is single sex by floor.  The room rate for Marietta Hall is $3265 a semester.

Building Amenities:

  • 2 laundry rooms
  • Kitchen
  • ​Lounge with television
  • Study lounge

Typical Room Dimensions:

Double Room: 10’6 x 16’

Russell Hall

Completed in 1962, Sophia Russell Hall was named in memory of Sophia MacTaggart Russell, a longtime benefactor of the College. This building is comprised of double and triple rooms with community bathrooms, and is single sex per floor.  The room rate for Russell Hall is $3265 a semester.

Building Amenities:

  • Laundry room
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge with television

 

Typical Room Dimensions:

Double Room: 16’1 x 14’3

Triple Room: 13’9 x 23’3

Fourth Street Complex

Each of the residence halls in the Fourth Street Complex are dedicated to a differing small-group community.  All of the residence halls in the Fourth Street Complex are for upper-class students.

Delta Tau Delta House

The Delta Tau Delta House is currently home to the Delta Tau Delta fraternity, and houses 14 members of the fraternity. The room rate for the Delta Tau Delta House is $3265 a semester.

Building Amenities:

  • Laundry room
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge with television

Room sizes vary.

Fayerweather Hall

 

Fayerweather Hall is comprised of primarily single suite rooms, but does also have three double rooms.  The building is co-ed and has community bathrooms.  The room rate for Fayerweather Hall is $3265 a semester.

Fayerweather Hall offers the following amenities:

  • Air conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Laundry room
  • Lounge
  • Multi-purpose room with television
  • Kitchen
  • Indoor bike storage

Room Dimensions:

Single Suite Bedroom: 8’10 x 10’9

Adjoining Common Room: 13’ x 13’5

True Single Bedroom: 13’5 x 10’2

Harmar House

Built in 1965 and designated for small-group housing, the Harmar House on Fourth Street currently serves as housing for members of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.  This building is comprised of single rooms, double rooms, and one triple room and has community bathrooms.  The room rate for Harmar House is $3265 a semester.

Building Amenities:

  • Laundry room
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge with television
  • Sitting room

Room sizes vary.

Hopewell House

 

Built in 1965 and designated for small-group housing, the Hopewell House is most recently home to members of the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity, who occupy the first floor of the house.  The second floor of the house serves as a housing option for upperclass male students, fraternity membership is not required. This building is comprised of double rooms and has community bathrooms.  The room rate for Hopewell House is $3265 a semester.

Building Amenities:

  • Laundry room
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge with television

Typical Room Dimensions:

Double Room: 15’8 x 11’7

Seventh Street Complex

The Seventh Street Complex is home to our two largest upperclass housing facilities.

Harrison Hall

 

Harrison Hall is Marietta College’s newest residence hall.  This hall is comprised of suites and apartments featuring private bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, and student rooms on each floor, and the building is co-ed. The room rate for an apartment is $4030 a semester, and a suite is $3850 a semester.

Harrison Hall offers the following amenities:

  • Air conditioning
  • Elevator
  • 4 laundry rooms
  • 4 public kitchens
  • 7 study rooms
  • 4 lounges with televisions
  • Indoor bike storage

Typical Room Dimensions:

Suite Bedroom: 23’4 x 19’

Apartment Bedroom: 30’ x 25’8

McCoy Hall

McCoy Hall is an upper-class residence hall featuring single suites, traditional doubles, double suites, and apartments.  The building is co-ed and is home to the Scholar’s Community and the Lambda Chi Alphas fraternity.  The room rate for a double room is $3265 a semester, an apartment is $4030 a semester, and a suite is $3850 a semester.

McCoy Hall offers the following amenities:

  • Air conditioning
  • 2 elevators
  • 2 laundry rooms
  • 2 kitchens
  • Lounge with television
  • Multi-purpose room with television
  • Bike room
  • Dining facility Pioneer Pitstop in lobby

Typical Room Dimensions:

Single Room: 10’8 x 13’5

Double Room: 12’4 x 13’5

Suite Bedroom: 12’4 x 13’5