Martha Cook Building

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906 S. University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1195

T: 734-763-2083 / F: 734-764-9918

The 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. Scholarships are available to all residents, including incoming freshmen.

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.


    Residents of Martha Cook are invited to apply for a limited number of scholarships based on financial need. To be considered for an award, applicants should fill out the interest formand provide their Financial Aid Award letters. For information on how to submit your Financial Aid Award letter, please contact the Martha Cook Director of Alumnae Relations and Traditions, Patty Mullaney at

    Quick Facts

    • Houses approximately 140 female residents
    • Offers a traditional residence hall experience, including:
      • Weekly sit-down dinner on Sundays
      • Friday teas
      • Special dinners
    • Kitchenettes on 2 floors
    • ResComp site including computers, printers and scanner
    • Two community lounges
    • All residents 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
    • An MDining meal plan designed specificially for Martha Cook residents is your ticket to what may well be the best collegiate dining in the nation. Please visit this page to learn more.
    • The Community Center is the heart and hub of the residential community. Please visit this page for more community center information. 

    Some other exciting information:

    View photos in the Facebook photo album. The current version of the Martha Cook Handbook contains additional information that residents will find interesting and should know.
    (please be patient while the pdf loads slowly, we are working on this issue).

    We will be updating the Handbook in the near future.

    Alumna? Find the latest news and events about Martha Cook on the the Alumnae site.

    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