The best collegiate experience is one where the curriculum and co-curriculum are seamlessly integrated. With this value in mind, full-time undergraduate students are required to live in the residence halls and be enrolled in a meal plan until they attain senior standing by earning 102 academic credits or more. Students who qualify for commuter status are exempt from living on campus if they so wish. Learn more about Carthage’s residency requirement.
Carthage’s residence halls offer an exciting environment for living and learning. Each of our large, traditional residence halls have first-year communities, a few Greek affiliated floors, and are overseen by a live-in professional staff member and team of student staff. Our halls provide easy access to educational programs, leadership opportunities, and a full calendar of social activities.
The Oaks Residential Village
The Oaks Residential Village offer a suite-style housing option for our upperclassmen students. Its six buildings offer students single and double rooms with two people per bathroom. Students share the floor with approximately 16 students per floor, sharing a large community space at the apex of each building.
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Madrigrano Family Residence Hall
Madrigrano Family Residence Hall is a traditional-style residence hall with standard double rooms and a few single room options. Communities are comprised of approximately 40 students who share a communal bathroom. Madrigrano Family Residence Hall is connected to the Tower, Carthage’s newest residence hall, and there is a volleyball court behind the building for students to enjoy.
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The Tower Residence Hall
The Tower Residence Hall is the newest addition to our on-campus housing program. The Tower is eight stories tall and connects to Joseph Johnson Residence Hall and Madrigrano Family Residence Hall. The Tower houses up to 126 students and offers suite-style housing options for our upperclassmen students, with two double rooms connected by a shared bathroom. The main level and terrace level of the Tower offers versatile common space where people across campus can gather.
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Joseph Johnson Residence Hall
Joseph Johnson Residence Hall is a traditional-style residence hall with standard double rooms, a few quad rooms, and some suite-style options. Communities are comprised of approximately 35 students who share a communal bathroom. Johnson Hall is connected to The Tower, Carthage’s newest residence hall, and has close access to the Todd Wehr Center and the campus cafeteria.
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Henry Denhart Residence Hall
Henry Denhart Residence Hall is a traditional-style residence hall with standard double rooms, a few quad rooms, and some suite-style options. Communities are comprised of approximately 38 students who share a communal bathroom. Denhart Hall currently houses our Honors Community Floor for first-year honors students. Denhart Hall is located across from the N.E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center.
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Pat Tarble Residence Hall
Pat Tarble Residence Hall is the only all-female residence hall on campus. Tarble Hall is a traditional-style residence hall with standard double rooms, some suite-style options, a few single room options, and a few quad rooms. Communities are comprised of approximately 32 students who share a communal bathroom. Tarble Hall is located near the Hedberg Library and the A.F. Siebert Chapel.
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Swenson Residence Hall
Swenson Residence Hall is the smallest and only all-male residence hall. It houses approximately 25 residents. Swenson Hall has standard double rooms on one side of the hall and suite-style double rooms equipped with a bathroom on the other side of the hall. Swenson Hall is located near the A.W. Clausen Center for World Business and the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Natural and Social Sciences.
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