RH White

Welcome to RH White Hall, home of the RH White Sharks!

RH White Hall

RH White is located on the academic side of campus close to the Curris Center. It is a nine story hall with residents living on 2nd through 9th floors. Here is the breakdown of the floors:

  • 2nd and 3rd all male floors

  • 4th floor is mix-gendered. The rooms are assigned by gender, but you can live next to someone of different gender.

  • 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th all female floors

RH White is a diverse and welcoming community with many first year students. This is a great option for first year students looking to connect with other students starting their Murray State experience. Below you will find information about the room set-up, amenities, and how to get involved and become a part of the RH White Shark Community!

"Ever since my first year RH White has always been a welcoming community and has many programs that allows you to interact with other residents."

Brittany FlemingNursing

Room layouts

All rooms in RH White are set-up the same way. You will be assigned to one room with a roommate attached to a bathroom you share with another two residents. Below are approximate dimensions of the rooms.  

  • Room Dimension- 10'x16', Ceiling Height 7'4"

  • Window- 36"W x 96"H

  • Moveable furniture- Desk, desk chair, and bed frame and XL twin mattress (80")

  • Built In Furniture- closets (45"W), sink, and vanity area.

White Room Layout
RH White Room Set Up
RH White Room Set Up
RH White Room Set Up
RH White Room Set Up
Student outside in front of RH White

Keeping RH White Safe and Healthy

  • All of our halls are secured by a swipe access system.  Only the residents of the building will have swipe access at the front door.  If you are checking in a guest or someone is coming to visit you, you will have to sign them in at the front desk.  

  • Our Front Desk is open 24/7 for residents needing assistance.  Residents can check out kitchen, gaming, and cleaning supplies at the front desk and more! 

  • RH White has staff on duty every night.  If you have any concerns, staff is there for you to assist you whenever you need them.

  • RH White has trash chutes on each floor for students to utilize for everyday trash.  If you have large boxes to breakdown and dispose of, there is a dumpster in the back side of RH White. 

Hall amenities

White East Lobby

East Lobby

TV, couches, chairs, ping pong and pool table.

White West Lobby

West Lobby

TV, PlayStation, ice machine and couches chairs, vending machines.

RH White Kitchenette


Located on the 4th and 7th floors - contains two stoves, sink, counter space, and tables/chairs.

You have to check out a key at the front desk to use the stoves. There is also cooking equipment to check out at the front desk.

White Laundry Room

Laundry Rooms

2nd, 5th, 6th, 8th - Two washers, two driers, tables to fold.

White Study Lounge

Study Lounges

Located on the 2nd through 10th floors. Available 24/7, if you have a planned meeting, you can reserve thru front desk. Tables, chairs, couches in each space.

White Elevator Lounge

Elevator Lounges

Located on the 2nd through 9th floors and contains two couches and table with chairs.

Campus Print Logo


1st floor, across from desk. You will use your RacerCard to access the printer. You must purchase Printing Dollars thru your Money Tab on myGate.

PepsiCo Logo


Located in the west lobby. Contains one drink and one snack.


Get involved

  • RH White is full of programs and activities to get involved in on a weekly basis.  Your Resident Advisors (RAs) and the Residential College Council (RCC) facilitate a variety of programs to enhance the community, provide fun learning outside the classroom, and to build a stronger connection in RH White.  If you have any ideas for great programming talk with your RA or RCC.

  • Housing and Residence Life provides opportunities leadership opportunities not only int he hall, but for the entire residential community.  The Residential College Association (RCA) and The National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) and two great organizations to get involved in.  If you have questions about how to get involved before coming to campus, contact the Housing Office and we will get you connect!

  • Being a RH White Shark allows you to participate in sports and academic teams as well.  To find out more information on this go the Residential College Page below or when you arrive talk with your RCC Executive Board.

RH White Residential College

Group of students with RH White sign

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