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Residential Life & Services

Living in the Residence Halls helps you better achieve your academic goals. We offer an unparalleled opportunity to live in a close community, while being supported by a dedicated staff.

Here are some reasons we feel university apartments offer far better value than off-campus housing.

One rate for everything!

  • All utilities, including heat, water, and electricity
  • HD TV, including 3 premium HBO channels
  • High speed Internet access
  • Free storage space (including summers)
  • Fully furnished rooms, lounges, and study spaces
  • Phone and voicemail service
  • Mail and parcel delivery
  • Laundry facilities conveniently located in each building
  • Web-based work order system that enables you to submit maintenance requests from your room
  • Daily cleaning of all common areas
  • No hidden maintenance or apartment fees
  • Ongoing commitment to maintain and improve apartments
  • Curbside move-in assistance on opening day

Convenience

  • Ease of living across the street from academic buildings, the library, and University Hospital
  • 24-hour a day air-conditioned study room with computers and wireless Internet access
  • License agreement tailored to the length of your academic program, versus a full year lease
  • Study carrels available on alternate floors

Recreation

  • Recreation equipment available (barbecues, foosball, pool, and air hockey)
  • Just steps away from the Student Center, which includes the fitness center and pool
  • Social, recreational, and educational activities in the apartments and the Student Center
  • Outdoor courtyard with tables for eating or studying
  • Work-study positions available
  • Leadership opportunities in the Residence Hall Council and the Department of Residential Life
  • 24-hour recreation lounge with a large screen TV

Safety

  • Entrances staffed 24-hours a day by University Public Safety officers
  • Around the clock video surveillance of all entrances and exits
  • Residential Life staff on duty 365 days a year
  • Integrated fire safety system in each residence hall

 

For more information, or to schedule a tour of the apartments, please contact the Office of Residential Life and Services by calling (718) 270-1466, or email residentiallife@downstate.edu