Martha Cook Building

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Martha Cook Building is an all-female residence hall comprised of first-year through graduate students. The community is rich in traditions and culture and is located at the heart of Central Campus. It offers traditional living in a historic building. 


Please see below for some great information about Martha Cook.  Also be sure to visit the Martha Cook Building website for additional information, and view photos in our Facebook photo album. Alumna? Find the latest news and events about Martha Cook on the Student Life website

How to apply

    As a first step in becoming part of the Martha Cook community, fill out this interest form. Within the interest form you will be asked if you would like to be considered for a scholarship.

    Additionally, students interested in living in Martha Cook are required to apply through University Housing. Learn how to apply by visiting this page on University Housing's website.

    For rates, please visit this page.

    The Martha Cook Handbook contains additional information that residents should know.


    The 2017-2018 residents of Martha Cook have the opportunity to apply for a limited number of Room & Board "Gap" Scholarships of $1,300.00 each (split between Fall and Winter terms). This scholarship is based on financial need. To be considered for an award, and after the Interest Form is completed, the applicant is required to provide her Financial Aid Award letter.  To submit the award letter and if you have questions about the scholarship, please contact the Martha Cook Director of Student Engagement and Alunmae Relations, Marion Law.

    Quick Facts

    • Houses approximately 140 female residents
    • Offers a traditional residence hall experience, including:
      • Weekly sit-down dinner
      • Friday teas
      • Special dinners
    • ResComp site including computers, printers and scanner
    • Two community lounges
    • All residents will participate in one service project per term and in one House meeting per term
    • Most meals will be eaten in the Martha Cook dining room

    Front Desk/Community Center Hours

    Move - In Week 2017                                                 
         Sunday, 8/27:                                          9:00am - 9:00pm
         Monday, 8/28:                                        12noon - 3:00pm
         Tuesday, 8/29:                                        9:00am - 9:00pm
         Wed., Thurs., Fri., 8/30, 8/31 and 9/1:    7:00am - 10:00pm
         Saturday, 9/2:                                         9:00am - 10:00pm
         Sunday, 9/3:                                           12noon - 10:00pm

         Labor Day, Monday, 9/4:                         

    10:00am - 8:00pm
    Regular Fall Term Hours (beginning Tues., 9/5)
         Weekdays and Saturdays:                          9:00am - 12midnight
         Sundays:                                                 12noon - 10:00pm
    Fall Break, October 13-17, 2017
         Friday, October 13:9:00am - 8:00pm

         Saturday, October 14:

    9:00am - 9:30pm
         Sunday, October 15:12noon - 5:00pm
         Monday, October 16:12noon - 5:00pm
         Tuesday, October 17:12noon - 10:00pm
    Thanksgiving Break, November 23-26, 2017
         Thursday and Friday, 11/23 and 24:Closed
         Saturday and Sunday, 11/25 and 26:12noon - 10:00pm


    The Martha Cook Building was built in 1915 and has always been an all-female residence hall.

    906 South University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1195

    T: 734.763.2083 / F: 734.764.9918

    University Housing is a unit of Student Life, and an equal opportunity educator and employer.

    For housing related questions, please contact University Housing.
    Phone: (734) 763-3164