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Apartments: 2 residents per unit

»  Part of the Morrison Neighborhood
McPherson Hall is a three-story building next to an open green space. It is home to 108 undergraduates of all classifications and majors. Each unit offers apartment-style living with private bedrooms, bathroom, living room, full-size kitchen and in-unit washer and dryer.
While the buildings are coed, individual units are same gender. All apartments are furnished with nine-month, academic-year leases.
McPherson Hall is named for distinguished OSU alum and business leader Frank A. McPherson.


McPherson Hall is at the corner of Garfield Street and McElroy Road. It's part of the Morrison Neighborhood and a short walk the Griffith Community Center.

Closest dining options
Adams Market / North Dining

Closest academic building
North Classroom Building

Walk time to Colvin Recreation Center: 10 min
Walk time to Edmon Low Library: 16 min

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McPherson Hall: Unit Details and RatesFloor plans may be mirror images depending on location. All dimensions are approximate and may vary from room to room. *Rates are subject to change by approval of the OSU Board of Regents. Rates are per person and include all utilities. Monthly rates are for comparison purposes only.

McPherson Hall: Floor Plan

2 bedrooms/1 bathroom/1 living room/1 kitchen/1 utility room

Occupancy: 2 residents


2 private bedrooms

  • 1 large private bedroom: 11 feet 10 inches by 12 feet
    • with walk-in closet: 9 feet 7 inches by 4 feet 7 inches
  • 1 medium private bedroom: 9 feet 10 inches by 13 feet 6 inches
    • with built-in closet: 24 inches by 5 feet 5 inches

1 bathroom

  • Shower/tub, sink, toilet (Resident must provide shower liner and hooks)
  • 1 shower rod

1 living room

  • 12 feet by 12 feet

1 kitchen

  • 8 feet by 8 feet

1 dining area

  • 8 feet by 11 feet

1 utility room

  • 3 feet by 8 feet

Rates by bedroom for 2024-2025*

  • Large private bedroom:
    • $874 per month
    • $3,931 per semester
  • Medium private bedroom:
    • $823 per month
    • $3,704 per semester

What's included at McPherson Hall

Unit Amenities

Per bedroom

  • 1 bed frame and mattress (full-size)
  • 1 desk and desk chair
  • 1 dresser
  • 1 bookcase
  • 1 closet
  • 1 ceiling fan

Living room 

  • 1 couch
  • 1 easy chair
  • 1 coffee table
  • 1 end table
  • 1 ceiling fan

Kitchen with dining area

  • Sink
  • Countertop
  • Storage cabinets
  • 1 dining table and 4 chairs

Appliances (full-size)

  • 1 refrigerator (top-freezer)
  • 1 electric range (stove top and oven)
  • 1 vent hood
  • 1 microwave
  • 1 dishwasher
  • 1 in-sink garbage disposal
  • 1 washer/dryer set


  • Balcony or patio accessible from apartment's front door
  • Mini blinds with tilt wands
  • Central heat and air conditioning
  • Thermostat control
  • Smoke detector and sprinkler system

Move-in Overview


What is my mailing address?


Approved and prohibited personal items


Personalizing my room


Micro-fridge rentals

Hall Amenities

Constructed: 2001

Net square footage: 35,155

Typical building occupancy: 108

Number of floors: 3



  • Basketball court, sand volleyball, BBQ grills, gazebo and walking trail

 Griffith Community Center

  • Griffith Community Center serves McPherson residents
  • Indoor gathering spaces with recreation and entertainment areas
    • Pool/ping pong tables and games 
    • Movie-watching area
  • Outdoor patio and gathering areas with landscaped and maintained grounds
    • Lots of seating and benches
    • Basketball courts
    • Sand volleyball courts
    • Hammock poles
    • BBQ grill
    • Bicycle racks

About Common Areas


About the Griffith Community Center



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