With the exception of Buchanan basement, Marshall and Buchanan halls house primarily first-year students. These three story buildings are co-ed, and approximately 190 students are housed here and and is part of the Brooks College House.
Each residence hall has a kitchen equipped with cabinets and a microwave, a study room and a common lounge. There is a central laundry room in each building. Marshall laundry room and Buchanan laundry room
The rooms in Marshall/Buchanan have loftable furniture which can be moved around. For instance, beds are designed so that they can be "lofted" on top of the dresser and closet (see pictures below). Because all residence hall rooms are fully furnished, the College does not permit students to bring upholstered furniture to campus.