Communal Residence Halls

McLean (Freshman) and Mowrey (Transfers and Upperclassmen) Hall offer Shippensburg University students a commmunal residence hall with all the comforts of home.


Mowrey Hall is upperclassmen and incoming transfer students on 4th and 5th floor. Upperclassmen may request a single room in Mowrey Hall.  Graduate students are on the 3rd floor and our Student Success Center  is on the 1st and 2nd floors.

Room costs are all inclusive. That means your room, electric, cable, internet, phone, water, trash and building maintenance bills are all covered.

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In 2020-2021, rooms cost $2,650 per student per semester.
In 2021-2022, rooms cost $2,650 per student per semester.
In 2021-2022, single room cost $3,975 per student per semester.

McLean Hall is dual occupancy and co-educational by wing. Students in their first year live in McLean Hall

Mowrey Hall is dual occupancy. Incoming transfer students and upperclassmen live in Mowrey Hall. Single rooms are available by request after opening.

Graduate students live on 3rd floor of Mowrey Hall.

Residence halls are co-ed, but rooms and suites are single gender. A gender inclusive housing policy is available.

Bed - 34" H x 39" W x 80" D

  • Beds are standard twin size and can be bunked
  • Bed height from the floor can be adjusted between 8 and 30"
  • Bed rails available upon request (Ship does not assume any liability for injuries resulting from falling out of bed)

Closet - 95" H x 47" W x 29.5" D

  • Closets are built in

Desk - 30" H x 48" W x 24" D

  • Desks with chairs are portable

Dresser - 42" H x 24" W x 24" D

  • Dressers are built in

Window - 72"

  • Venetian blinds are provided
  • Window size is 5'H x 7'W (curtain rods are not provided)