Student Life

Food Service and Resources

Food and beverages are available in vending machines located in most campus buildings. Food and drinks are permitted only in the Alber Student Center and lounges in Bryson Hall, Morrill Hall, Health Technology Center, and the Library Classroom Building. The Marion Campus Café and Market Express are added dining options on campus, located in the Alber Student Center and Morrill Hall respectively.

The Marion Campus food pantry, located in both Bryson Hall Connections Center and the Alber Student Center, offers non-perishable food items to all students on campus. The Fresh Express Market also offers free produce to students on select Thursdays each month. 

Alber Student Center Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday:  8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Café hours:

  • Monday-Thursday: 8 am – 4 pm
  • Friday: 8am-3pm

Connections Center – 143 Bryson Hall

  • M-Th: 9 – 6 PM
  • Fridays: 10 – 4 PM


MTC students may choose to live in privately managed housing designed for students. Contact the Annex of Marion on University Drive or the Harding Centre in historic downtown Marion for more information.

The Annex of Marion
258 University Drive
Marion, OH 43302
Leasing and more information:
740-251-0751 or

Annex of Marion on FACEBOOK

Harding Centre
267 West Center Street
Marion, Ohio 43302
Leasing and more information:
740-223-3288 or 740-953-0196

Harding Centre is now on Instagram!

Please check us out/follow us @hardingcentre or on our facebook page at Harding Center MyNewPlace Online

Additional Options for Local Apartments

Wiki – How to Live in a College Apartment

Tips for Avoiding Rental Frauds

This web page is provided as information only. MTC is not responsible for student’s choice of rental properties or their financial rental obligations. College employees do not inspect, approve, supervise, or maintain any properties for off-campus housing. Marion community offers many great options for off-campus housing with apartments, lofts, homes, and dormitory style living close to campus.