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.