East is Muhlenberg’s oldest residence hall, dating back to 1903. East Hall is divided into seven different sections and is coed by floor or wing within the sections. Each room in East unique in its size, shape and design. East Hall has a study lounge on its third floor with computers. To increase their access to study space, East Hall residents have access to the Underground Lounge in Martin Luther Hall. First year students are ineligible for openings in East.
Martin Luther Hall was constructed in 1957 and renovated in 1977. It houses 240 upperclass men and women in singles, doubles and triples. Martin Luther has one computer lab, a study lounge and a large social lounge, known as The Underground. The Underground is equipped with a TV, vending machines and a kitchen. The Underground is a focal point for many campus events. First year students are ineligible for openings in Martin Luther Hall.
East Quad is the lawn area enclosed by Martin Luther and East Halls. It provides an area for students to hang out outside, as well as an area for events like OctoberFest and EastFest, which include bands, outdoor dining, and carnival games and festivities.