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Residence Life at NYIT

Millions dream about making their home (and their mark) in the heart of New York City. Make that dream a reality when you live in one of NYIT’s safe, secure Manhattan residence halls, located in two of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods. An easy bus or subway ride from campus, each one is staffed by a graduate hall director and resident assistants.

Andersen Hall, Manhattan School of Music

Andersen Hall, Manhattan School of Music

134 Claremont Ave., off Broadway at 122nd Street

Accommodations: double and triple rooms; dining hall and partial meal plan equivalent to approximately $1300 per semester (required).

Riverside Terrace Residence Hall

Riverside Terrace Residence Hall

350 West 88th St. between West End Avenue and Riverside Drive

Accommodations: single, double, and triple rooms, most with private bathrooms; a kitchen on every floor; student lounge.

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Housing Costs and Meal Plans

What to Bring checklist

Interested in scheduling a tour of one of the Manhattan residence halls? Contact us at housingma@nyit.edu or call 212.261.1737.

Roommate Selection

Finding a roommate who matches your preferences and your personal, social, and academic interests helps ensure a fulfilling New York Tech experience. Our roommate questionnaire is included as part of our Housing Application and Residence Hall Contract. You can also request a roommate if you have someone in mind.

Protect and Insure

To safeguard your personal property, New York Tech has partnered with National Student Services, a provider of college student property insurance against fire and theft.  

Want to Live Off Campus?

There are many online brokers and rental listings. Our office does not currently monitor listings or liaise with landlords. Please contact our office for any questions.

We’re Here to Help

Our trained staff will assist you during every phase of your New York Tech residence life experience:

  • New York Tech Resident Assistants (RAs) are dedicated to ensuring your personal and academic growth. They often live within the residence halls and plan activities to build community relationships with other students.
  • Our Hall Directors assist in the daily operation and management of residence halls. They manage teams of RAs assigned to each building.
  • Our Community Development Assistants work with New York Tech RAs and hall directors to help ensure proper safety operations and facilities management.

Safety and Security

Security personnel and/or building staff are on duty 24 hours day at all Manhattan residence halls. All residents have identification cards and all guests must sign in before being admitted to the building. There is also a strong community police presence surrounding our buildings.

  • Safety reports
  • If you have an emergency at your Residence Hall, call 911 and then call the RA on duty at the security desk in your building.

Dining and Meal Plans

Andersen Hall residence includes a partial meal plan equivalent to approximately $1300 per semester. The Riverside has community kitchens on each floor. In addition you are allowed to have a small refrigerator and microwave oven in your room.

There are many restaurants and grocery stores close to the residence halls, as well as the grab-and-go Metro Cafe in the Student Activities Building, which offers sandwiches, snacks, and beverages.

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