live directly on campus at mcmurry university

With a range of fully-furnished apartments for over 300 students, Hunt & Martin Halls offer home away from home, along with an exciting residential life program and convenient on-site facilities. From studying to socializing, this fantastic on-campus location will provide you with an independent lifestyle to complement your university experience. Hunt Hall provides all-male housing with a spacious community kitchen and study room. Martin Hall is a two-story all-female double-occupancy residence hall.  You have the opportunity to live within a vibrant community, learn within our various study lounges and grow throughout one-of-a-kind student programming.

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got some spare time? check out these fun places to hang out

Larry’s Better Burger

Great old fashioned place with great old fashioned burgers and fries. Suggested dish: Burger. 1233 N Treadaway Blvd, Abilene, TX 79601. (325) 677-6801

The Dixie Pig

The Dixie Pig restaurant was opened in 1931 on the corner of South 14th and Butternut streets and is a historic landmark in Abilene, TX. Here you will find what many locals would say is the best breakfast joint in town. Suggested dish: Southern biscuits and gravy. 1401 Butternut St, Abilene, TX 79602. (325) 673-3292

The Cotton Patch

The idea behind that first Cotton Patch Cafe in Nacogdoches was to create a community restaurant that offered great food made from scratch, served by caring folks who are part of your community. Suggested dish: Chicken Fried Steak. 3302 S Clack St, Abilene, TX 79606. (325) 691-0509

Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

Monterrey Mexican Restaurant is a “mom and Pop” owned restaurant, but now Jr. is running the place while his wife and sisters serve and clean. This is truly a well kept secret in West-Texas. Suggested dish: Chimichangas. 3310 N 10th St, Abilene, TX 79603. (325) 673-1722

Hickory Street Cafe

Hickory Street Cafe is known locally for their luscious zucchini bread and made-from-scratch chicken salad topped with grapes and cashews or you can get it served as a sandwich. They have other sandwiches, salads and soups on the menu as well. Suggested items: Zucchini bread or Chicken Salad. 644 Hickory St, Abilene, TX 79601. (325) 675-0465

Candies by Vletas

Vletas, located west of the T&P Depot, was originally founded as the Olympia Confectionery in 1912. Today, Vletas continues that tradition of excellence with hand-dipped chocolates and fruits, brittles, fudges and other candies that are made on site. 1201 N. 1st, Abilene. 325-673-2005

Texas Star Trading Company

The National Store of Texas offering Texas books, gifts, music, souvenirs, T-shirts, cookbooks, Texas gourmet, games, puzzles, greeting cards, affordable jewelry, candles, bath & body, home decor. Extraordinary service, free gift wrapping and great prices. Suite 100 174 Cypress St., Abilene. 325-672-9696

The Honeycomb Tree

Antiques, collectibles, fashion jewelry, candles, stained glass, gifts, local and specialty honey, and Texas crafts. 1166 N. 2nd St., Abilene. 325-338-8102

Mall of Abilene

Mall of Abilene is the only enclosed regional shopping center that serves an expansive 22-county region West Central Texas known as the Big Country. 4310 Buffalo Gap Rd, Abilene, TX 79606. (325) 698-4351

Watch a movie or play a game on the new entertainment systems in the lobby.
Both lobbies in Hunt and Martin now feature brand new 65” expansive screen televisions perfect for viewing movies, TV shows and video games with the stunning clarity of Ultra HD. In addition, we have upgraded to Play Station 3 gaming systems and will allow students access to a wide range of popular PS3 game titles.

Head over to the Wellness Center.
From basketball to treadmills, swimming to weights, the Wellness Center has so many ways to stay active.

Check out “The Nest”
In The Nest, you’ll find several other students hanging out. The Nest features TVs, study spaces, and hang out areas. Close to the Dining Hall, classes and other important areas on campus, make The Nest the perfect place to perch.

Cheer on the War Hawks at an Athletic Game.
Put on some maroon and head to any athletic game to show case your War Hawk pride. All athletic games are free with your McMurry student ID. From Football to Volleyball, there are sporting events to fit every taste.

Don’t miss Campus Activities Board programming.
From comedians to music and everything in between, CAB provides the McMurry student body and community with programming and events that are diverse, educational, entertaining, and FUN! CAB is a student-led committee that selects programs and events that are provided to the McMurry campus and community. Check out the Student Affairs website for scheduled programs.

village life

Whether you are near or far away from home, we ensure your student village provides a convenient, affordable and fun living experience. As you embark on your journey, you have the reassurance that we provide everything you are looking for, including safety, security, flexible contracts and best pricing.

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make hunt and martin halls your student village

You have the opportunity to live within a vibrant community, learn within our various study lounges and grow throughout one-of-a-kind student programming.

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