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The Roomers newsletter, a monthly publication put out by the Office of Residence Life, is a great way to keep abreast of important events and dates in the halls.

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Marquette offers several special housing options that bring together students with common majors or common interests, both with and without required courses that are a hallmark of the living/learning programs. Each option is listed, including how to join these programs.

First-Year Communities:

Cross-Cultural Leadership CommUNITY in McCormick Hall

Engineering Community in Carpenter Tower

First-Year Honors Community in Straz Tower

Nursing Community in Cobeen Hall

Spanish Language and Cultures Community in Straz Tower

Second-Year Communities

Dorothy Day Social Justice Community in Straz Tower

Spanish Language and Cultures Community in Straz Tower

Second-Year Honors Community in Straz Tower

Apartment Communities:

Global Village in Campus Town West

If you have any questions about living learning programs or themed living, please contact Tracy Gerth, Assistant Director for Residence Life Education at

Student Resident

ORL Contact Information

Office of Residence Life
716 North 11th Street
Carpenter Tower, Room 203
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Telephone: (414) 288-7208
Fax: (414) 288-5108
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