Student Affairs

Housing & Residence Life

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Welcome to the Office of Housing & Residence Life!

The Office of Housing Residence Life provides a living environment where comfort and safety are prioritized, while also fostering community and personal development and growth.

Andersen Hall, our 20-story residential tower attached to the main MSM building, is home to a vibrant community of student musicians.

Andersen Hall Amenities

In addition to offering some of the best views of the city, Andersen Hall includes:

  • 13 floors with housing for approximately 525 students
  • 79 practice rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Trained Residence Life staff
  • A laundry facility
  • A well-equipped fitness room
  • 5 student lounges
  • A dining facility is located in the school’s main building adjacent to the residence.

Andersen Hall Rooms

Within Andersen Hall we offer mostly double rooms, however we offer a limited number of single and triple rooms. Each room includes the following:

  • Extra Long (XL) twin bed
  • Extra Long (XL) twin mattress
  • Dresser
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk*
  • Desk Chair*

*Triple rooms do not include desks or desk chairs.

Andersen Hall Room Photo Tour

Below you’ll find a slideshow of a typical dorm room in Andersen Hall. This is an example of the furniture and layout you can expect to find when you arrive at MSM.

Meet The Residence Life Staff

When you live on campus in Andersen Hall, there’s always staff available to provide support. We have a team of professional staff members as well as 19 student staff leaders, called Resident Assistants (RAs), who are passionate about building community in Andersen Hall and making it a welcoming place for all residents.

Our Residence Life staff have offices located on the 6th Floor of Andersen Hall with staff who are available to support residents M-F 9am -6pm. If you ever have questions, contact us at 

After hours and on weekends we have live-in professional staff members who are available to provide support to students when needed. Every night we also have two Resident Assistants on duty who residents can call when they need assistance.

  • April Jenkins

    Director of Residence Life

  • Makila Kirchner

    Residence Coordinator

  • Emily Milian

    Graduate Assistant for Residence Life

Residence Life Staff with the 2023—2024 Student Resident Assistants!

Following RA’s Meaghan Almon (BM ’23, Musical Theatre) and Kellin Hanas (BM ’24, Jazz Trumpet) as they give you a tour of Andersen Hall!

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