Campus Life

On-Campus Housing

More and more, NJIT students are choosing to live on campus, Almost 1,600 students live on campus at NJIT in one of our four residence halls – the brand new Dorman Residential Honors Residence opening this fall 2013, Cypress, Laurel, or Oak Halls.

Each hall has a unique setup; visit the Residence Life website to learn more. Each room is air-conditioned, fully-furnished and has high-speed internet and cable TV including HBO. Additionally, each hall has lounges, study lounges, recreational space, laundry room, and vending machines.

These residence halls offer the obvious advantages of on-campus living - proximity to classrooms, dining halls, the gym, the library, your friends. Living on campus offers a host of other opportunities for students: easy access to NYC (20 min), NJPAC, The Newark Museum, Rutgers University-Newark, UMDNJ and the chance for you to be independent, learning to live on your own and make key decisions. .

Redwood Hall will be closed for the 2013-14 academic year for major renovations to the community bathrooms.  Redwood will reopen for summer 2014.  Approximately 200 first-year and upper-class students in single and double rooms. Two community bathrooms are located on each floor. 

Cypress Hall Approximately 450 first-year and upper-class students in suite style rooms with single and double rooms.   Suites are comprised of two bedrooms and a shared bathroom and foyer. 

Oak Hall houses approximately 170 upper-class students in both suite-style rooms and apartments.  Suite-style rooms are double occupancy with a kitchenette and shared bathroom.  Each apartment has a kitchen, living room, and bathroom.  Apartment choices include a single bedroom with a double bedroom or two double bedrooms.

Laurel Hall houses approximately 570 upper-class students in single and double rooms. Each suite has a shared bathroom and foyer. 

NJIT students use electronic cards for access to residence halls. Desk attendants are on duty 24 hours a day and provide security for the residence halls by monitoring hall entrances and swiping resident IDs. All guests must have a valid photo ID and must be signed into the residence hall by a resident host. Guests must be accompanied by their hosts at all times. Residence Life has staff on-duty in each hall during non-business hours. In addition, NJIT’s Public Safety Officers patrol the campus 24 hours a day. Patrols are conducted on foot, in cars, and on bicycles. Rooftop surveillance cameras are mounted throughout campus and monitored around the clock.

To apply for housing, visit the Residence Life web page.