Campus Housing

YesI'm interested, let this school know MaybeBookmark for later NoShow me better matches What does it mean to express interest?
Oops! There was an error.

Reload the page and try again.

Saving your interest We will attempt to notify this school of your interest. This school has been saved to your schools listyour schools list. This school has been removed from your recommended schools list.
For more schools, visit your recommended schools list.

Campus Housing

Reviews

{{ error }}
close
5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I love living on campus, It makes everything more convenient. Its great to have access to food sources such as Subway on campus and also have different dining halls. The gym is close and so is the academic side of campus.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Some of the housing is absolutely phenomenal, and some is absolutely atrocious. The Complexes and Regents Park are really dated, but Park River and the Village is nice, and Hawk Hall is brand spankin' new (built in 2009, I believe).

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: If you live in Hawk Hall, you feel as if you're living in a decently appropriated dorm. But when looking at your other options, between the complexes and the upperclassmen dorms, it's a wonder anyone stays. All the buildings are in some form of disarray or shouldn't be inhabited to begin with. There are leaks everywhere from the snow and Facilities doesn't respond to clean them. The campus feels shabby at best and in disrepair after snow starts melting.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I have my own apartment. It's pretty nice to live by myself. It is in a convenient walk to everything around me.

5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: It's very spacious and nice to walk around when you want to get some fresh air

{{review.UserDisplayString}}

{{review.SectionLabel}} at {{review.EntityName}}:

{{review.Votes}} found this useful - Did you? Was this useful? Yes Report

Sorry, there are no reviews.

  • {{settings.pageNumber}} of {{settings.maxPages}}
  • Pages:
  • ... {{page}}

Student Author OverviewWhat's this?

View student contributors

There are a number of choices for on-campus housing at the University of Hartford. The Complexes are made up of six complexes, four of which are for freshmen only, while the other two house a mix of all classes. The Complexes are filled with singles, doubles, triples, and quads (the latter two have bunk beds to accommodate the extra students). In addition to the four complexes, another freshman-exclusive dorm is the recently built Hawk Hall, which is arguably the best residence hall. The freshman complexes and Hawk Hall are both conveniently located in the center of the residential side of campus. They each have laundry rooms—on each floor in Hawk and in the basement of the complexes—and common rooms where students can study or hang out when they don't feel like being in their rooms.

There is also apartment-style housing—Regents Park, Park River, and The Village Apartments—for upperclassmen. Regents Park suites house four students in two double rooms, four singles, or two singles and a double. Many students choose to live here, while others hesitate due to the age of the building and the squeaky floors. Park River has four-person apartments where students can either room in a double or single. The Village Apartments are the most popular of the apartments, but they are the farthest from everything, so it is like its own community. It is divided into seven quads, each representing a different identity (ex. 24-hour quiet, community service, etc.). These apartments resemble small duplexes and accommodate two, four, five, or six students, depending on the unit. All of the apartment-style residence halls on campus have a living room and a kitchen area for cooking, except for Regents, which does not have a stove. Students who live in the apartments are responsible for their own cleaning and maintenance; the bathrooms in the Complexes and Hawk Hall are cleaned by members of the maintenance staff.

Facts & Statistics

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes
Campus Housing Capacity
3,529
Average Housing Costs
$7,328
Types of Housing Offered
  • Apartments for single students
  • Coed dorms
  • Special housing for disabled students
Undergrads Living On Campus
60%
Freshmen Living On Campus
92%
Number of Dormitories
6
Number of Campus-Owned Apartments
0
Best Freshman Dorms
Hawk Hall
Best Upperclassman Dorms
Park River Apartments
Worst Freshman Dorms
  • E Complex
  • F Complex
Worst Upperclassman Dorms
  • E and F Complexes
  • Regents Park
What You Get
  • Bed
  • Closet
  • Desk and chair
  • Dresser or under-bed storage unit
  • Mirror
Available for Rent
Mini-refrigerators are available to rent.
Did You Know?
The Village Apartments is the only residence hall on campus that does not have central air.

DormitoriesWhat's This?

Complexes (A, B, C, D, E, & F Complexes)
Floors: 4
Number of Occupants: 750-999
Bathrooms: Suite-style
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen, upperclassmen
Room Types: Suites with singles, doubles, triples
Special Features: A, B, C, and D complexes are for freshman only, E and F complexes are for all class years but freshmen are housed at the rear of the buildings.
Hawk Hall
Floors: 5
Number of Occupants: 100-249
Bathrooms: Suite-style
Coed: Yes
Residents: Freshmen
Room Types: Doubles, triples
Special Features: Each floor represents a different lifestyle aspect, such as Spirit to Community Service.

Campus-Owned ApartmentsWhat's This?

Park River Apartments
Floors: 4
Number of Units: 50-99
Bathrooms: One per unit
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Four-person apartments with singles, doubles
Special Features: Each unit has kitchen with cabinets, dishwasher, refrigerator, and sink. Building has elevator and classrooms and is centrally located to everything on campus.
Regents Park
Floors: 3
Number of Units: 100-249
Bathrooms: Suite-style
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Four-person apartments with singles and doubles
Special Features: Each suite has common area with kitchenette (sink and cabinets). Building has elevator, game room with air hockey, pool table, and table tennis. Lower level has Fireside Lounge with big-screen TV, fireplace, and full kitchen.
The Village Apartments
Floors: 1
Number of Units: 7 quads
Bathrooms: Suite
Coed: Yes
Residents: Upperclassmen
Room Types: Two- to six-person apartments with singles, doubles
Special Features: Each quad represents something different from music to community service. The Village has its own lawn and small community. It is the furthest of all residential halls.

Student Polls

Rate campus housing on the following subjects    Based on 89 responses

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

Photos

4
pageviews remaining

Non-registered users are limited to 5 school profile page views per month.

Register for free to gain full access!