East is Muhlenberg’s oldest residence hall, dating back to 1903. Each room in East unique in its size, shape and design. East Hall was completely renovated in 2014-15 with the addition of two laundry rooms, several study lounges, common kitchens, 6 rooms with private bathrooms, and central air conditioning throughout. The renovations also included a large addition on the north east side of the building. 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, East Halls, and The Courts. 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.