Residence Halls

Moody Bible Institute has three housing facilities to accommodate its on-campus students. Culbertson hall provides accommodations for Undergraduate male students. Houghton hall and Smith hall (floors 4,5, and 6) provide accommodations for Undergraduate female students.


The residence hall community is designed to provide the student with meaningful relationships that will shape his or her character. Because of Moody’s commitment to community and mentoring, we have chosen to maintain a mix of majors, ages, and classes on each floor. We accomplish this by reserving approximately 25 percent of the rooms on each floor for new students. 


Culbertson Hall (Culby)

Culby_2Culbertson Hall houses male students in a 19-story building with three elevators and a large laundry facility in the basement. The second floor of Culby is home to Moody Central, a solutions-based service center for students. Moody Central includes the following departments: Academic Records, Career Development Center, Financial Aid, International Students Office, PCM/Field Education, Residence Life, Student Accounts and Student Life.


Culby_2Floors 3–19 each house approximately 30 students and one Resident Assistant per floor in double occupancy rooms. Moody provides a twin bed, desk, chair and dresser for each student. Each floor has a lounge with a kitchenette, large community bathroom, and a community storage room. Culbertson Hall is air conditioned in the summer. 2 male Residence Directors live in an apartment on the 6th and 18th floor.


Houghton Hall

Houghton_3Houghton Hall houses women in a ten-story building with two elevators and a large laundry facility in the basement. On the first floor, there is a 24-hour computer lab complete with printer, two female Residence Director's offices and a large, comfortable seating area with a TV.

The second floor is divided between student housing and a general purpose room that features a fireplace, couches, lamps, two TVs, a large table for playing games and two prayer rooms. This space is occasionally used for student events. A female Residence Director lives in an apartment on the second floor.


Houghton_3Floors 3–10 have north and west wings with two Resident Assistants per floor. Both wings share a common lounge, kitchen, bathroom and basement storage area. Moody provides for each resident student a twin bed, desk, desk chair, closet and dresser. There are double and single occupancy rooms on each floor. Every room has closet space and a sink and mirror. Each wing houses approximately 30 students.


Smith Hall

Smith_2Smith Hall houses female students in an eight-story building with one elevator. Floors one through three contain offices for Counseling Services, Health Service, the Student Resource Center, and Title IX.


Floors 4–5 house approximately 35 students with one Resident Assistant per floor. These floors each have a lounge, kitchen, laundry room and storage room. Rooms are double occupancy with private bathrooms. Moody provides for each resident student a twin bed, desk, chair and dresser.


Smith_2Floors 6-7 are apartments that are available to female undergraduate single students and married students. Smith 6 is designated for female undergraduate single students and Smith 7 is designated for married students. Each floor has 10 apartments. There is one apartment on both Smith 6 and 7 that meets all ADA requirements. Each apartment has a bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette, refrigerator and living room. Both floors also have a lounge, laundry room and storage rooms. The eighth floor of Smith has a female Residence Director’s apartment.

On-Campus Married Apartments

Married students interested in on-campus married housing may email to request to be placed on a Smith Hall Married Apartment Waitlist. The Housing Office will then place them on the waitlist. When apartments become available, the Housing Office will contact the first married couple on the waitlist and extend an offer. Students are given a period of time to decide and respond with their acceptance or decline of the offer. If declined, the Housing Office will remove them from the waitlist and extend an offer to the next married couple on the waitlist. At the beginning of each academic year, the Housing Office will contact all married couples on the waitlist by Moody email to confirm if they would like to remain on the waitlist. If the Housing Office does not receive a response by the deadline given, the married couple will be removed from the waitlist.

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