Mayo Hall

Mayo Hall is located in the North Neighborhood was renovated in 2009. Built in 1931, Mayo is MSU's oldest residence hall. Originally called “Sylvan Lodge,” it was in a small park, the remains of which can be seen in a group of trees east of the building. The name was deemed inappropriate and the hall was renamed for Mary Mayo, who started women’s courses at MSU. Mayo Hall offers a music living-learning option.


  • Community-style bathrooms
  • Single and double rooms
  • Barrier-free housing
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Quiet floors available
  • West Circle Business Office
  • Loftable furniture; lofts are not permitted in Mayo

Contact Information:
Mayo Service Center: 517-355-2481
Community Director: Tamika Smith, 517-355-8714,
Facilities Manager: Tom Welburn, 517-355-8515,

Mayo student groups wishing to reserve meeting space, e-mail

Other groups wishing to reserve meeting space, e-mail