At a glance

  • Located in the Circle
  • Popular with first year students and known as a close-knit community
  • Recently renovated game room and basement, featuring a newer kitchen, TV area, pool table, ice machine, and a specialized meeting area
  • Refurbished rooms include updated lighting, furniture, closet components, and carpet for a brighter living experience
  • Hosts the First Year Experience Interest Community

Modern comfort

Melcher Hall offers the traditional amenities with some fun updates. Enjoy a lighter, brighter living space and plenty of open community spaces for playing games, watching movies, studying, or just hanging out.

Melcher Hall, named after Milton L. Melcher, was built in 1966 and is home for approximately 255 residents. Melcher Hall residents are active in numerous campus and community events. Porter Hall and Melcher Hall offer the renewed traditional amenities.

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Melcher Hall


50 S College Drive; Platteville, WI 53818

The Red Basket Project

Provides free period products in all women's and non-gendered restrooms across the UW-Platteville campuses, allowing students to become more successful and reduce financial stress.

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