Nuestro Hogar

Nuestro Hogar seeks to create a space for Latinx students to come together and form a community. Nuestro Hogar intends to be an inclusive and welcoming environment for all those who value the Latinx community, culture, and identities.  This is accomplished through participating in events and activities on the Marquette campus and in the surrounding Milwaukee communities.

Students who live in Nuestro Hogar Living-Learning Community:

  • First Year Only - Take a class together in the Spring semester
  • Cook delicious meals together
  • Attend cultural events on campus and in the Milwaukee community
  • Speak Spanish together
  • Enjoy time together during weekly community nights
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Straz TowerStraz Tower

Straz Tower is a residence hall on the East side of campus which houses both first and second year students. It is co-ed by door. The building consists of single, double, and quad room-types with private baths.  The building features 24/7 security, a dining hall, and Rec Plex fitness facility.  Staff in the building include a Residence Hall Director, Hall Minister, 16 Residence Assistants, and a Facilities Manager. Straz Tower is also home to both the Umoja and Honors Living Learning Communities.


Nuestro Hogar Academics, Eligibility, and Information

To be eligible to live in Nuestro Hogar, you must be a native or heritage Spanish speaker, or have completed/placed out of or will be enrolled in Spanish 3001 in Fall 2023.

Campus Resources

for Latinx Students

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To sign up for Nuestro Hogar LLC


First year students

Nuestro Hogar SignupTo be a part of this community, select Straz Tower as your building preference and Nuestro Hogar and your preferred room type when you complete your housing preference online by June 1, 2023. No additional application is required. 


Second year students

To be added to the waitlist for returning students interested in joining the Nuestro Hogar LLC for the 2023-2024 school year, please submit your interest here. All applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis based upon availability within the community. If a space becomes available that you are eligible for, you will be notified via your Marquette e-mail.


If you have any questions about the Living Learning Communities, please contact the Assistant Director for Residence Education, Tyler Lenz-Fisher.