Room Information: Old Westbury

What We Provide

All rooms are furnished with a large dresser, small dresser, closet, desk, desktop/bookshelf, desk chair, mattress frame and an extra long size mattress for each student. Each room is also equipped with one telephone jack, one satellite cable outlet and wireless Internet. Each building has one study lounge and one social lounge. The social lounge is equipped with a TV, microwave and vending machines. There is one laundry room on campus, open 24 hours.

University police operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, regardless of weather conditions and insures a safe environment for learning and community socialization.

Items to Consider Bringing

Below is a list of popular items.
We suggest that you get in touch with your
roommate first to decide who brings what.

  • Alarm clock
  • UL rated iron
  • Small fan
  • Mirror
  • Hangers
  • Waste basket
  • Laundry supplies
  • Curtains
  • Storage
  • Flash light
  • Batteries
  • Book bag
  • Miniature stereo
  • Small television
  • Cable cord for TV
  • Telephone w/ answering machine
  • Extra long twin sheets, blankets and pillows
    Special program offer
  • Personal grooming and toiletry items
  • Shower bucket/carrier
  • Desk lamp
  • Towels
  • Surge protector
  • Posters, decorations, fun-tak (no nails)
  • Mini-fridge (must be energy star rated)
    Can be rented through University Logistics. For more information, please call (800) 525-7307.

Items Which are Prohibited

Below is a list of items that are not allowed in the residence halls:

  • Extra furniture
  • Alcohol bottles for decoration
  • Cooking appliances
  • Open heating element appliances
  • Pets outside of fish
  • Candles and incense
  • Extension cords that are not surge protected
  • Halogen lamps
  • Heaters
  • Air conditioners
  • Firearms and other weapons (this includes air powered guns)

Contact Us

Questions about residence life? Please ask!

Manhattan Campus
Email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
or call 212.261.1737

Old Westbury Campus
Email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
or call 516.686.1402

All staff