Types of Accommodations
office of residential life
Traditional Residence Halls
These are double, triple, quadruple, or forced-triple* rooms. They have common bathrooms on each floor. These areas require the full University Meal Plan. The areas of traditional housing include:
College Road: Roncalli, Welch, Williams
Upper Campus: Claver, Loyola, Xavier, Fenwick, Cheverus, Kostka, Medeiros, Fitzpatrick, Gonzaga, Shaw House
Newton Campus: Keyes Hall, Hardey House, Cushing Hall, Duchesne
Lower Campus: 66 Commonwealth Avenue
* Pursuant to its authority under Chapter II of the Massachusetts Housing Code, minimum standards of fitness for human habitation (105 CMR 410.100), the city of Newton Health and Human Services Department has granted a variance to the minimum square footage requirements (105 CMR 410.400) to allow specific rooms to be used as triples.
For a list of rooms, or if you have any questions about the variance, please contact the Director of Residential Life at 617-552-4725.
Suites have two or three people per bedroom, with either four, six, seven, eight, or nine people per suite. Each contains a private bathroom and common area within the suite. Residents are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of their suites. The Suite areas require the full University Meal Plan. The areas of suites include Walsh, Vanderslice, 90 St. Thomas More, and Stayer Halls. Suites are located on Lower Campus.
Apartments have two people per bedroom, with either four or six people per apartment. Each contains a private bathroom, living room, dining area, and full kitchen. Residents are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of their apartments. Residents in apartments are not required to participate in the University Meal Plan; however, may elect to sign up for the Flex Dining Plan. The areas of apartments include the Modular Apartments, Rubenstein, Ignacio, Voute, Gabelli, and Edmond's Halls. Apartments are located on Lower Campus.
During the application processes, you may be asked for your housing room type preferences. Room descriptions are made up of three different pieces of information: room style, capacity, and campus location. Here are some examples of room descriptions:
|Traditional Style||—||3 Person||—||College Road|
|Apartment||—||4 Person||—||Lower Campus|