At Quinnipiac, about 4,800 students live in University-owned housing in traditional residence halls, suites, houses and apartments. Our residential life program provides a safe, comfortable environment that allows every student to make the most of the college experience.

Options include:

The Complex

The Complex offers the most unique style of all University housing. The building's award-winning design was modeled after the Olympic Village in Calgary. The building has a southwestern flair with bright colors and a stucco exterior. The Complex, located on the Mount Carmel Campus, houses sophomore and transfer students in six-person apartments.

The 80s are referred to as Sahlin Hall, the 90s are referred to Founder's Hall and the 100s are known as Bakke Hall. Each apartment offers three bedrooms, a bathroom, a living room and kitchen, and features lots of built-in storage. Sahlin Hall offers a classroom used for QU 101 and other courses. The Complex features a courtyard used for large scale programming and provides a place for students to play ball, throw a Frisbee, study or soak in the sunshine.

Hall Features

  • 30 apartments of six, with four for RAs, in three buildings
  • Three rooms in each apartment, living room area, kitchen and bathroom
  • Bathroom has one shower, two sinks and two toilet stalls
  • Laundry facilities
  • Cable television
  • One linen closet
Living Room Features
Living room dimensions: 16'6" x 11'6"

Kitchen Features
Stove, full-size refrigerator, kitchen table and chairs

Room Features

  • Three individual bedrooms, all double occupancy
  • The furniture in the bedrooms is built-in and not moveable
  • Bedroom dimensions: 11'5" x 13'8"
  • Bedroom windows: 60" x 60"
Bed
Two built-in units
Mattress - 36" x 80" x 6" - extra-long sheets needed

Desk
Built-in furniture
One desk chair

Wardrobe
Built-in furniture

Telecommunications
Wireless connectivity
One phone line
Ethernet connection provided

The Commons

The Commons is a freshman residence hall located over the wooden bridge at the beginning of Bobcat Way on the Mount Carmel Campus. While the building is coed, the rooms, hallways and bathrooms are assigned to a single sex. Bathrooms are located on the hallway and are used by approximately 50 residents. Each room has four loft beds, four desks and four free-standing closets. Each room also has four separate phone and computer lines. The building also has one kitchen and one laundry area in each of the three lobbies.
Hall Features

  • 118 quad rooms
  • 12 RAs in single rooms throughout the building
  • 6 study lounges (These can be converted into student rooms if necessary)
  • Coed by wing or floor within the building
  • Community bathroom on each wing
  • Laundry facilities
  • Cable television in three TV lounges
Room Features

  • Quad occupancy rooms
  • One shared table
  • Bedroom dimensions 18'2"' x 17'10"
  • Bedroom windows 1st floor - 4'1" x 5'5"; 2nd and 3rd - 3'5" x 5'5"
Bed
Four separate loft units
Mattress - 36" x 80" x 6" - extra-long sheets needed

Desk
Dimensions: 57" x 25" x 30" h
Number of drawers: 3
One desk chair

Wardrobe
Dimensions: 36" x 24" x 72" h

Telecommunications
Wireless connectivity
One telephone line and voice mail

The Crescent and Westview at York Hill

The Crescent and Westview residence hall gives upper class students the opportunity to live on the York Hill Campus. One of our newest residence halls, it features a unique, award-winning design as well as an excellent location near the Rocky Top Student Center on the York Hill Campus.

The Crescent and Westview features three types of apartments. The majority of the apartments have three bedrooms, a common room, a full kitchen and two full bathrooms. There are a few two-bedroom apartments scattered through the residence hall. These apartments feature a common room, a full kitchen and two full bathrooms.

The Westview section of The Crescent offers four-bedroom apartments for senior students in 2012 - 2013. The Westview is the only section that features three single bedrooms and a double bedroom.

All are handicapped accessible and there are elevators throughout the residence hall. Resident assistants live throughout the building and are responsible for programming and maintaining a safe environment for the residents.

Hall Features

  • Bathroom has one shower, one toilet and one sink to provide privacy for students
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking garage
  • Furnished common room
  • All rooms have full cable access and wired and wireless Internet
  • Study lounge space located throughout the building
Common Room Features
Six-person apartment: Common room dimensions: 10' x 14'8"
Four-person apartment: Common room dimensions: 10'9 x 11'4"

Room Features (The Crescent)
Three individual bedrooms, all double occupancy

  • Bedroom dimensions:
    • Bedroom B: 14'10" x 10'8"
    • Bedroom C: 14'8" x 10'9"
    • Bedroom D: 11' x 15'
  • Bedroom window dimensions:
    • All windows are 4'8" tall
    • Widths vary by room type (Bedrooms B and C: 4'x 4'8"; Bedroom D: either 6' or 8')
Room Features (Five-person apartment in Westview)

  • Bedroom dimensions:
    • Single bedroom: 10'8" x 7'8"
    • Double bedroom: 15' x 11'
  • Bedroom window dimensions:
    • Single bedroom: 4' w x 4'8" h
    • Double bedroom: 6' w x 4'8" h
Bed
Mattress - 36" x 80" x 6" (extra-long sheets needed)

Wardrobe
One per student

Kitchen Features
Stove, full-size refrigerator, sink, cupboards, shelf for microwave, broom closet, table and chairs

Desk and Chair
Dimensions: 57" x 25" x 30" h
Number of drawers: 3
One desk chair

Telecommunications
Wireless connectivity throughout building
One wall phone in common room
Cable connection in each bedroom and in common room
Ethernet connection is provided

Dana English Hall

Dana English Hall, known to our campus community as Dana, is a coed residence hall. Rooms, hallways and bathrooms are assigned to a single sex. Dana is located on Bobcat Way on our Mount Carmel Campus. Bathrooms are located on the hallway and are used by approximately 30 residents. Each room houses two people and has two beds, two desks and two free-standing closets. The building also has a kitchen and several laundry areas.
Hall Features

  • 82 double rooms in this traditional style residence hall
  • Five RA rooms located throughout the building
  • Coed by wing within the building
  • Community bathroom on each wing
  • Laundry facilities
  • Cable television
  • Six lounges
Room Features

  • Double occupancy rooms
  • Bedroom dimensions 17' x 12'
  • Bedroom windows 5'2" x 4'2"
  • Carpeted floor
Bed
Mattress - 36" x 80" x 6" - extra-long sheets needed

Desk
Dimensions: 57" x 25" x 30" h
Number of drawers: 3
One desk chair

Wardrobe
Dimensions: 36" x 24" x 72" h

Telecommunications
Wireless connectivity
Telephone line and voice mail
Ethernet connection is provided

Eastview at York Hill

New in Fall 2011, Eastview completes the residential area at the York Hill Campus. The apartments in Eastview were built exclusively with seniors in mind, featuring more single beds, private bathrooms and air conditioning. Students will enjoy the view of downtown New Haven from the roof top lounges. There are several different style apartments in Eastview: five single bedrooms, three singles and a double, four single rooms and one double room. These apartments also have two private bathrooms. The living room and kitchen area is also furnished with a dinette set, a love seat and chair. All are handicapped accessible and there is an elevator in the residence hall.

Hall Features
  • Bathroom has one shower, one toilet and one sink to provide privacy for students
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking garage
  • Furnished common room
  • All rooms have full cable access and wired and wireless Internet
  • Study lounge space located throughout the building
Common Room Features
  • Six-person apartment: Common room dimensions: 10' x 14'5"
  • Five-person (all singles) apartment: Common room dimensions: 15'-2"x14'6"
  • Five-person (3 singles 1 double) apartment: Common room dimensions: 14'11"
Room Features (Six-person apartment)
Four single bedrooms and one double bedroom

Bedroom dimensions:

  • Bedroom B: 7'-10" x 10'-10"
  • Bedroom C: 8' x 10'-8"
  • Bedroom D: 7'-10" x 10'-10"
  • Bedroom E: 7'-10" x 10'-10"
  • Bedroom F: 13'-9" x 14'-9"
Bedroom window dimensions: All windows are 4'8" by 4"

Room Features (Five-person apartment)

Bedroom dimensions:

  • Single bedroom: 10'8" x 7'8"
  • Double bedroom: 15' x 11'
Bedroom window dimensions:

  • Single bedroom: 4' w x 4'8" h
  • Double bedroom: 6' w x 4'8" h
Bed
Mattress - 36" x 80" x 6" (extra-long sheets needed)

Wardrobe
One per student

Kitchen Features
Stove, full-size refrigerator, sink, cupboards, shelf for microwave, broom closet, table and chairs

Desk and Chair
Dimensions: 57" x 25" x 30" h
Number of drawers: 3
One desk chair

Telecommunications
Wireless connectivity throughout building
One wall phone in common room
Cable connection in each bedroom and in common room
Ethernet connection is provided

The Hill

The Hill is a highly sought out residence hall that houses sophomores. The Hill is comprised of seven brownstone-style buildings, and each has its own set of steps which promotes a cozy, homelike feeling. Each building has six apartments housing seven students in each. Apartments in The Hill offer three bedrooms, a bathroom, a living room and kitchen. Third floor apartments feature skylights in the kitchen area and lofted ceilings. All apartments in The Hill are air-conditioned and feature a comfortable balcony or patio ideal for get-togethers.

Apartment Features
  • Seven buildings with six apartments each
  • Home to 294 students, with 35 apartments and 7 additional RA apartments
  • Three rooms in each apartment, kitchen, living room area, and bathroom
  • Bathroom has two showers, two sinks and two toilet stalls
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
  • Cable television
  • Carpeted floors
Living Room Features
Living room dimensions: 14'6" x 15'4"
Circular table and four chairs

Kitchen Features
Stove, full-size refrigerator, kitchen table and chairs

Room Features

  • Two double and one triple occupancy room (room 1 is the triple)
  • Bathroom has one shower, two sinks, and two toilet stalls
  • Bedroom dimensions: 15'10" x 11'4"
  • Bedroom windows: 72" x 37"
Bed
Room 1 - Bunk bed unit and one loft bed unit
Rooms 2 and 3 - Two standard beds
Mattress - 36" x 80" 6" - extra-long sheets needed

Desk
Dimensions: 57" x 25" x 30" h
Number of drawers: 3
One desk chair

Wardrobe
Dimensions: 36" x 24" x 72" h

Telecommunications
Wireless connectivity
One phone line
Ethernet connection is provided

Irmagarde Tator Hall

Irmagarde Tator Hall, known to our campus community as Irma, houses freshman students and our University security office. Irma is located on Bobcat Way on our Mount Carmel Campus. While the building is coed, the rooms, hallways and bathrooms are assigned to a single sex. Bathrooms are located on the hallway and are used by approximately 30 residents. Each room houses two people and has two beds, two desks and two free-standing closets. The building also has a kitchen and several laundry areas.

Hall Features


  • 80 double rooms in this traditional style residence hall
  • Five RA rooms located throughout the building
  • Coed by wing within the building
  • Community bathroom on each wing
  • Laundry facilities
  • Cable television
  • Four lounges
Room Features

  • Double occupancy rooms
  • Bedroom dimensions 17' x 12'
  • Bedroom windows 5'2" x 4'2"
  • Carpeted floor
Bed
Mattress - 36" x 80" x 6" - extra-long sheets needed

Desk
Dimensions: 57" x 25" x 30" h
Number of drawers: 3
One desk chair

Wardrobe
Dimensions: 36" x 24" 72" h

Telecommunications
Wireless connectivity
One telephone line
Ethernet connection is provided

Larson, Perlroth and Troup

Larson, Perlroth and Troup, known to our campus community as The Suites, are similar two-floor, first-year residence halls. Each has a spacious "mall area" with a vaulted skylight and palm trees. Located on the Mount Carmel Campus, each suite-style residence hall has 19 suites that house eight students. Each suite is a separate living unit with four bedrooms and its own living room and bathroom.

Hall Features
  • 19 suites in each building
  • Four RA suites located throughout the building
  • Four rooms in each suite, living room area and bathroom
  • Bathroom with two showers, two sinks and two toilet stalls
  • Laundry facilities
  • Cable television
Living Room Features
Living room dimensions 16'6" x 11'6"
One couch
Two cushioned chairs
One coffee table

Room Features

  • Four individual bedrooms
  • Rooms 1 and 4 face the interior of the building
  • Rooms 2 and 3 face the exterior of the building
  • Bathroom has two showers, two sinks and two toilet stalls
  • Bedroom dimensions 11'5" x 13'8"
  • Bedroom windows 48" x 66"
Bed
Two bed units
Mattress - 36" x 80" x 6" - extra-long sheets needed

Desk
Dimensions: 57" x 25" x 30" h
Number of drawers: 3
One desk chair

Wardrobe
Dimensions: 36" x 24" 72" h

Telecommunications
Wireless connectivity
One phone line
Ethernet connection provided

Ledges

The Ledges is a freshman residence hall located toward the end of Bobcat Way on the Mount Carmel Campus. The building is coed, but rooms, hallways and bathrooms are assigned to a single sex. Bathrooms are located on the hallway and are used by approximately 50 residents. Each room has four loft beds, four desks and four free-standing closets. The building also has several kitchen and laundry areas.

Hall Features

  • 102 quad rooms in this traditional style residence hall
  • 10 RAs in single rooms throughout the building
  • Coed by floor within the building
  • Community bathroom on each wing
  • Laundry facilities
  • Cable television
  • Nine study lounges and two social lounges
Room Features
  • Quad occupancy rooms
  • Bedroom dimensions 18'2"' x 17'10"
  • Bedroom windows 1st and 2nd floor - 8' x 6'; 3rd floor - 8' x 5'4"; 4th floor 7'4" x 3'8"
Bed
Four separate lofted units
Mattress - 36" x 80" x 6" - extra-long sheets needed

Desk
Dimensions: 57" x 25" x 30" h
Number of drawers: 3
One desk chair

Wardrobe
Dimensions: 36" x 24" x 72" h

Telecommunications
Wireless connectivity
One telephone line
Ethernet connection for each resident

Mountainview

Mountainview features coed suites, each housing eight students. Each suite contains four bedrooms and a common living area, bathroom and storage area. In addition, Mountainview also has several common areas throughout the building with kitchen areas on the second and third levels. Located on the Mount Carmel Campus, Mountainview features 46 suites in total.

Hall Features
  • Five floors with one elevator and four stairwells
  • Home to 46 suites and 10 RA rooms
  • Four rooms in each suite, living room area, storage closet and bathroom
  • Bathroom has two showers, two sinks and two toilet stalls
  • Two kitchens located on the second and third floors next to suites 215 and 315
  • Laundry facilities throughout the building
  • Cable television
Living Room Features
Furnished living room - one couch, one sofa seat one coffee table
Living room dimensions 10'x 22' (varies in handicapped suites)

Room Features
  • Double and some triple occupancy rooms
  • Furnished living room - one couch, one sofa seat, one coffee table
  • Bedroom dimensions 11'x15'
  • Bedroom windows 4'8" x 4'8"
Bed
Two units
Mattress - 36" x 80" x 6" - extra-long sheets needed

Desk
Dimensions: 57" x 25" x 30" h
Number of drawers: 3
One desk chair

Wardrobe
Dimensions: 36" x 24" x 72" h

Telecommunications
Wireless connectivity
One phone

The Townhouses

The Townhouses on York Hill are similar to the Village on the Mount Carmel Campus, the most popular area in University housing. The Townhouses feature 21 apartments, each with three double bedrooms, a full-sized kitchen, a large furnished living room and a bathroom.Students have easy access to the TD Bank Sports Center and the Rocky Top Student Center, which includes a cafeteria, study and student organization space, a computer support services and a fitness center.

Hall Features
  • Bathroom has one shower, two toilets and two sinks
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking garage
  • Furnished common room
  • All rooms will have full cable access and wired and wireless Internet
Living Room Features
Loveseat, two chairs, coffee table

Kitchen Features
Stove, full-size refrigerator, sink, cupboards, table and chairs

Room Features
Three individual bedrooms, all double occupancy
Two beds per room
Mattress - 36" x 80" x 6" (extra-long sheets needed)

Desk and Chair
Dimensions: 57" x 25" x 30" h
Number of drawers: 3
One desk chair

Wardrobe
One per student

Telecommunications
Wireless connectivity throughout building
One wall phone in common room
Cable connection in each bedroom and in common room
Ethernet connection is provided

Village

The Village community is home to two areas: Village and New Village. The community is composed of 28 buildings with 14 buildings each in Village and New Village. Each building has four suites housing between five and 10 sophomore students. Located on the Mount Carmel Campus, the Village suites are typically multi-level with a common room, from two to four bedrooms, and a bathroom.

Hall Features

  • 104 suites of seven in 28 buildings, 90 available (14 for RAs)
  • Three rooms in each suite, a living room area and a bathroom
  • Four suites of 5 in Village 400s and 460s, a living room area and a bathroom
  • Four suites of 10 in Village 400s and 460s, a living room area and a bathroom
  • Laundry facilities in each building
  • Cable television
  • 16 RAs located throughout The Village community
Living Room Features
Living room dimensions: 18'9" to stair railing

Room Features
  • Three individual bedrooms: two double occupancy and one triple occupancy
  • In 10-person suites, room 4 also has triple occupancy
  • Bathroom has one shower, two sinks and two toilet stalls
  • Approximate bedroom dimensions for room 1 and 2:
    • In Village 400-530 Dimensions: 12' x 12'5"
    • In Village 540-670 Dimensions:15'8" x 12'
  • Approximate bedroom dimensions for room 3:
    • In Village 400-530 Dimensions: 12'5" x 14'
    • In Village 540-670 Dimensions: 15'8" x 12'
  • Bedroom windows: 82" x 63"
Bed
Mattress - 36" x 80" x 6" - extra-long sheets needed

Desk
Dimensions: 57" x 25" x 30" h
Number of drawers: 3
One desk chair

Bookshelf
Dimensions: 30" x 12" x 70'h

Wardrobe
Dimensions: 36" x 24" x 72" h

Telecommunications
Wireless internet access
One phone line per suite

Whitney Village

The Whitney Village Apartments are air-conditioned apartments selected for seniors. There are one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, and all students live in either single or double occupancy bedrooms. Each apartment includes a furnished living area, kitchen and bathroom. There is one phone line with voicemail per apartment and full wireless connectivity inside as well as in the courtyard outside. The large courtyard offers a large green area, including picnic tables.

Apartment Features
  • Eight buildings with between six and eight apartments in each building
  • Home to 50 apartments with one Community Assistant and one Residence Hall Director
  • Bedrooms, kitchen, living room area and bathroom
  • Bathroom has one shower, one toilet and one sink. (Three-bedroom has an additional half bath)
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities located in the basement
  • Cable television
  • Wireless Internet access
Living Room Features
Coffee table, couch and chair

Kitchen Features
Stove, full-size refrigerator, sink with garbage disposal, cupboards

Room Features
Single rooms with lofted beds
Bathroom has one shower, one sink and one toilet

Three different styled apartments:
--Three-Bedroom Apartment (Three individual bedrooms, single or double occupancy)
Bedroom dimensions:
  • Bedroom 1: 15'3" x 12'6"
  • Bedroom 2: 12'6" x 13'6"
  • Bedroom 3: 10' x 12'6"
--Two-Bedroom Apartment (Two bedrooms, single or double occupancy)
Bedroom Dimensions:
  • Bedroom 1: 11 x 11'6"
  • Bedroom 2: 9'6" x 10'
--One-Bedroom Apartment (One bedroom, single or double occupancy)
Bedroom Dimension:
  • Bedroom 1: 12' x 12'6"
Bed
Room - One loft per room
Mattress - 36" x 80" 6" - extra-long sheets needed

Desk
Dimensions: 57" x 25" x 30" h
Number of drawers: 3
One desk chair

Telecommunications
Wireless connectivity
One phone and individual voicemail
Ethernet connection for each resident

Off-Campus Properties for Seniors

Quinnipiac offers upperclassmen students a unique real world living experience. These houses are located throughout the town of Hamden. Most houses are surrounded by other Quinnipiac University students, while some are in the midst of Hamden residential neighborhoods.

Each house has a living room, kitchen, bathroom and bedrooms. These houses are home to four students. There are Community Assistants who live in the neighborhoods and provide similar services as RAs on the Mount Carmel and York Hill campuses. To see each of the available houses, stop by the Department of Residential Life.

House Features
  • Most houses are ranch or two-story frames
  • Can accommodate four students
  • Single and double bedrooms available
  • Each house has a minimum of one full bathroom; many have more than one
  • Free laundry machines located in the basements
  • Full kitchens with oven and refrigerator
  • A property management company provides work orders, landscaping and snow removal
Living Room Features
Students provide own furniture

Room Features
  • Single and double occupancy
  • University issued bed, desk and chair
  • Mattress - 36" x 80" x 6" - extra-long sheets needed
Desk
Dimensions: 57" x 25" x 30" h
Number of drawers: 3
One desk chair

TV/Internet
Wireless connectivity and cable TV are available with Comcast Cable. Students are responsible for set up and payment

Transportation
Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from campus. It is recommended that students bring their own vehicle to drive to and from campus. There is a Quinnipiac University shuttle that makes stops at two locations near the Mount Carmel Campus on New Road. The shuttle stops at Lucien Drive and at the corner of New Road and Ives Street.