Frequently Asked Questions
The Residence Application will be available to students at the end of April. You may indicate your interest in student housing in advance, by submitting a Student Housing Inquiry Form online. We will contact you once the application form is available.
Rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. If a room is to be assigned to you after we receive your completed online form, you will receive a communication instructing you to submit a Student Financial Agreement and a $250 non-refundable commitment deposit by May 1,2013.
Cost will be calculated based on occupancy period. Please refer to the 92nd Street Residence Rates for further information.
Payment options can be found on One Stop For Students. Please scroll down to payment options.
The Max & Reba E. Richter loan program provides students with a $1,000 interest-free loan due 5 years post-graduation. Please indicate interest on your housing application once you have been emailed the link to the application. You must apply for the loan each year of your residency.
In addition, financial assistance will be available for eligible students. For more information, visit the Financial Aid website.
The housing contracts if for the full academic year which includes fall, winter and spring. Please note summers are NOT included.
Cancellations are on a case-by-case basis. Students who wish to cancel must contact the Office of Residence Life and will have to follow the cancellation procedures laid out in their signed contracts. Please note, students are contracted to reside at the 92nd Residence for a full academic year which includes fall, winter and spring. Summers are NOT included.
Yes. The building will remain open for students to stay on-campus during the academic calendar year which includes holidays and winter intersession. Summers are NOT included.
All contracts will be for one full academic year. You will be required to reapply for housing annually if you would like to maintain residency.
The 92 Street Residence has 24-hour security and a strictly enforced guest policy.
The 92nd Street Residence is co-ed. However, double rooms will be shared by the same gender.
Scholar groups are given priority access to the 92nd Street Residence.
Students who have been accepted to the residence must be matriculated and enroll in and maintain a full-time course load of at least 12 credit hours and be in good academic standing.
The 92nd Street Residence also provides housing to other students and interns from around the world!
Amenities at the 92nd Street Residence include choice of single or double rooms with individual climate control, shared, single-sex bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen/dining rooms with flat-screen TVs on each floor (w/cable), laundry rooms located throughout the residence, 24-hour security, free maid and bed linen service, free Wi-Fi, free membership to 92nd Street's state-of-the-art gym facilities, access and discounts to 92YCafe, and to the best concerts, lectures, classes, health and fitness center and more, just downstairs.
Residents have FREE full membership to 92Y's May Center for Health, Fitness & Sport, 50,000+ square-foot facility, featuring a 5,000 square-foot cardio training area, two weight training rooms, two gyms, an indoor track, steam rooms, saunas and a 25-yard, ozone-purified swimming pool. The facilities are open until 10:30pm Monday through Thursday, and until 8pm on Fridays and weekends.
Please check with the 92nd Street Residence staff for a schedule of all amenities.
Communal single-sex bathrooms are available on each floor.
Yes. In addition to a laundry room, you also have free maid and bed linen service.
The 92nd Street Residence is a smoke-free facility. Smoking is prohibited in all areas of the building.
You may lock your bicycle in the rack provided on the 4th-floor terrace of the 91st Street side of the building.
FREE Wi-Fi is available throughout the building. In addition, all rooms are wired by Time Warner Cable. Residents requiring service can contact Time Warner once they move in, to set up an account for both cable and internet services.
No. There will be a no-pet policy (this includes fish).
No. Furniture, bed linen, pillow, blanket and bedspread are supplied. You should bring your own towels.
If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation, please contact the Office of Residence Life.
There will be ongoing activities and programming provided by the residence staff. You also have access to all the events, classes, lectures and workshops offered by the 92nd Street cultural institution and community center!
92nd Street Residence
A mail box will be allocated on arrival and can be found in the lobby.
The #6 train stops at 96th and Lexington Avenue. Your commute from the Residence to Hunter College's main campus takes approximately 10 minutes. You may also take the M98 bus from Lexington Avenue and E 96th Street to the Lexington Avenue and E 69th Street stop.
Walking down Lexington or 3rd avenues to the main campus takes provides a relaxing stroll through a pleasant neighborhood, and takes approximately 30 minutes.
Hunter College and the 92nd Street Residence will not provide any parking or stipend for students. However, there are several private parking garages near the Residence with monthly rates.
The 92nd Street Residence is home to 350 students and interns from around the world. Hunter is expecting to have 36 students during the 2013-2014 academic year.
Yes, you can indicate your friend's name on our application form, but requests cannot be guaranteed. In addition, requested friends must meet the same eligibility criteria and be accepted to the residence. Roommates must be of the same gender.
Every effort will be made to work with roommates to ensure they are able to peacefully co-exist in the same living environment. Residence Life staff will be available to assist roommates who may have conflicts.
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