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Campus Housing

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3 College Junior

Campus Housing: OV is very small and should be renovated for the older students.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I have not dormed on campus for a long enough length of time to determine the total convenience of it. The whole school is close to the subway and can be commuted to easily by short-distance students.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: I only dorm-ed for a year so I probably can't say much, plus I was in one of the better residence halls. Where I was, East Hall, was pretty good. I just didn't like the rooming situations much. When they said suites, I was mostly expecting individual rooms with a shared common area and bathroom. Because I operated on a different sleep schedule from two of my roommates they ended up moving out. But I did get a cooler roommate which I was more happy with. Plus it was a little awkward because it also felt as though the residence halls weren't very diverse.

5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I love Chrysostom hall. I am so close to everything and have the best community I could have asked for here. While the room is tiny, it has forced the students to make friends with everyone around them because they are constantly going in and out and have the door open. It's just the environment here to make friends with everyone.

3 Recent Alumnus

Campus Housing: Only lived on campus for about a year.

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Student Author OverviewWhat's this?

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The on-campus housing at Manhattan College is very comfortable. Students really have no complaints about any of the dormitories because they all have advantages. Chrysostom is well-liked because it is small and all freshmen, which makes the transition to college life very easy. However, the dorm has no air conditioning, which is a problem at the start of school when it can be very hot. Students like Jasper Hall because the rooms are huge and there's no security guarding the dorm (if you want to try something, go ahead—but it is still risky). Horan Hall is very popular because it has four- and 10-person suites. The 10-person suites have two bathrooms to share with nine other people, while the four-person suites have a private bathroom to share with three other people. East Hall is the newest dormitory, with suite-style accommodations similar to Horan Hall. Of the five dorms on campus, Overlook is a college student’s first taste of living in an apartment setting.

The housing lottery is the time when students pick where they are going to live during the next school year. Resident students are eligible to participate in the lottery once their registration for fall semester (with at least 12 credits) is completed. Some students stay in the room they already live in, while others pick a new building and roommate for the next semester. Overall, the dorm rooms are comfortable, and students rarely have any complaints about living in a certain dorm. If they do have complaints, they can choose somewhere else for next year when the housing lottery comes around again in April. 

Facts & Statistics

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes
Campus Housing Capacity
2,095
Types of Housing Offered
  • Apartments for married students
  • Apartments for single students
  • Coed dorms
  • Special housing for disabled students
Undergrads Living On Campus
61%
Freshmen Living On Campus
84%
Number of Dormitories
4
Number of Campus-Owned Apartments
1
Best Freshman Dorms
Jasper Hall
Best Upperclassman Dorms
Overlook Manor
Worst Freshman Dorms
Chrysostom Hall
Worst Upperclassman Dorms
Horan Hall
Best Dorms
  • Horan Hall
  • Overlook Manor
Worst Dorms
Chrysostom Hall
What You Get
  • Bed/mattress
  • Cable TV
  • Chest of drawers
  • Closet/wardrobe
  • Desk and chair
  • Wired Internet access

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Chrysostom Hall
Floors: 4
Number of Occupants: 100–249
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Features study rooms, large-screen cable TVs, lounges with vending machines, a common kitchen, coin-operated laundry room
East Hill
Floors: 10
Number of Occupants: 500–749
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles, suites
Special Features: Each floor has a common LCD TV lounge, a kitchen, coin-operated laundry room
Horan Hall
Floors: 11
Number of Occupants: 500–749
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Singles, doubles, suites
Special Features: Each floor has a common LCD TV lounge, a kitchen, coin-operated laundry room
Jasper Hall
Floors: 5
Number of Occupants: 250–499
Bathrooms: Communal
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen and upperclassmen
Room Types: Doubles
Special Features: Features quiet study rooms, large-screen cable TVs, lounges with vending machines, kitchen, coin-operated laundry room

Campus-Owned ApartmentsWhat's This?

Overlook Manor
Floors: 7
Number of Units: 100–249
Bathrooms: Private
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Singles, doubles
Special Features: Features a quiet study room, rec room with pingpong and pool tables, a large-screen TV lounge, vending machines, coin-operated laundry facilities

Student Polls

Rate campus housing on the following subjects    Based on 57 responses

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  • Overall building quality
  • Amenities/perks
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  • Ease of housing process/lottery system
  • Proximity to classes
  • Resident community
  • Social atmosphere
  • Spaciousness
  • Appropriate level of rule enforcement
  • Value

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