James H. Richmond

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Murray State has developed an FAQ page for students and parents in order to provide helpful information and relevant updates following the incident at Richmond Hall.

Residence Hall Facts

James H. Richmond College; Floorplans; After Move-In; Before Move-In

  • Approximately 268 residents
  • 4 Floors
  • Also includes a kitchenette, TV lounge, rec room and laundry rooms.

Room Facts

Two floor plans are available

  • Double (two students sharing one room and bathroom)
    Double-room: 14'6 " x 20'6" or
  • Suite (four individual bedrooms sharing a bathroom and common area)
    Suite bedroom: 8'5 " x 11'6"

Included Furniture

  • Desk: 42”w x 24”d x 30”h
  • Wardrobe: 37”w x 24”d x 72”h
    includes hanger bar and 2 drawers.
  • Sink area includes mirror.
  • Chest of 3 drawers: 36”w x 24”d x 30”h
    Under each bed, but may be moved to preference.


for 2017-2018 Academic Year

Double Room - $3,279

Designed Private Room (four-person suite/single room) - $3,726

Double Room as a Private Room - $4,472

Costs are per semester. Private rooms cannot be guaranteed; they are made available as space permits. All utilities are included.


The front desk is manned 24/7. All residents must show their Murray State ID to enter. Guests are welcome, but must be checked in by a resident and leave a form of ID with the front desk.

College Government

For more information about James H. Richmond College student life and its governing council, please visit the Residential College Council's James H. Richmond web page.