Martin Hall Information
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Martin Hall, completed in 1954 at a total cost of $667,630, was named for Mr. D.K. Martin of San Antonio. Mr. Martin, an alumnus of Baylor University served as a member of the Baylor Board of Trustees in almost every capacity and headed numerous committees. Mr. Martin was key in securing funding for various buildings on campus and largely responsible for building Kokernot and Martin Halls.
- Cable TV
- Central heat & air
- Community bathrooms on each wing
- High-speed ethernet data port for each occupant
- Extra-long twin beds in all rooms; 3 person rooms have one bunk bed and one extra-long twin bed.
- Mini-blinds on all windows
- Movable furniture, except bunk beds
- One active phone line per room
- Sink in room
- Community bathrooms are located on each wing, and have toilet stalls, shower stalls, and sinks.
- There is a sink in each room.
- Each resident is provided with one high-speed Ethernet data port to connect personal computers to the residential network. For more information on residential technology offerings, please visit http://www.baylor.edu/cll/restech.
- There are 4 dining options in the residence halls (Brooks College, Collins, Memorial, and Penland) and a food court available with declining balance or cash payment options in the Bill Daniel Student Center.
- Java City, located on the garden level of Moody Memorial Library, serves sandwiches and coffee for declining balance or cash payment.
- The Seasons Sushi is located in the North Village Community Center and provides made to order sushi favorites.
- Atrium Cafe in the Baylor Science Building.
- All incoming freshmen are required to purchase a minimum 11-meal plan.
- There is elevator access to each floor.
- All floors are covered with neutral vinyl tile.
- You may bring your own carpet, or you may order carpet during the summer at Collegiate Bed Loft Company. Information about this option will be sent to your home. Your purchased carpet will be in your room and unrolled when you arrive in August; however, if your carpet is larger than the floor space, you will be responsible for cutting it yourself. Carpet tape cannot be used.
- Hallways are carpeted.
- You may check out brooms, mops, and vacuum cleaners from the hall office.
- All beds in Martin are extra-long twin size, fitting extra-long twin size sheets. Three person rooms have one built-in bunk bed, and a twin bed.
- The furniture is movable, except for the bunk beds in the three person room. Furniture must remain in the room and may not be dismantled, stacked, or raised off the floor.
- The bed rail is 14" off the floor, allowing space for under-the-bed storage.
- There is one closet per resident in each room, equipped with hanging rods and storage shelves. Three person rooms have three closets.
Green and Gold Gym
- Unique to Martin, this wellness/recreation facility lies adjacent to the residence hall and contains equipment such as free weights, air hockey, pool table, ping-pong table, and a TV.
- A microwave is located in the lobby area of the hall near the front desk. Only approved Microfridges are allowed in student rooms.
- Each room is allowed one small refrigerator, which must be 1.5 amps or less, no more than 36 inches tall, and grounded. You may bring your own, or rent one.
Campus Living & Learning has partnered with Collegiate Concepts, Inc. to provide on-campus residents the option to rent or purchase a MicrofridgeTM. Microfridges are all-in-one units that have a refrigerator, freezer and microwave.
For pricing, or to rent or purchase, please visit Collegiate Concepts' website at http://www.collegefridge.com/Baylor and select Baylor University under Select Your University.
- Laundry facilities are adjacent to Martin Hall connected to the Green & Gold Gym. Laundry costs $1.00 each for wash and dry. Students may use quarters or Bear Bucks to operate the machines. Laundry detergent is not provided, and students must bring their own iron and ironing board.
- Residents may use a power strip with an internal fuse to maximize their outlets.
- A study lounge is available on the first floor, and study rooms are located on the 3rd and 4th floors.
- One telephone line per room is provided.
- Telephones are not provided.
To call long distance students should purchase a calling card or use their cell phone.
- Your telephone number will be included with your room assignment information.
- Residents may bring their own televisions. Cable TV is provided (one cable outlet per room).
- Televisions may not be hung from the wall.
- All walls are painted cream. Resident may not paint the walls.
- There are crevices from which "S" hooks may be inserted to hang items. Posters and pictures may be attached to the walls with white sticky-tack. Colored sticky-tack, nails, screws, and foam tapes are not allowed. Use of these items will result in fines at the end of the school year.
- Curtains are best hung on tension rods inside the windows or on small rods held by "s" hooks that fit into the wall crevice above the window.
- Mini-blinds are on all windows and must remain in place.