Tour the Residence Halls
The following brief descriptions offer a glimpse of each of our residence halls. Read on to learn about all the buildings, common amenities, security and the residence hall staff who will make you feel at home at Hofstra.
(Delft, Groningen, Hague, Leiden, Rotterdam, Tilberg, Utrecht, Orange, Rensselear, Breukelen, Amsterdam)
This complex has two courtyards with five to six two-story houses each. Each house accommodates approximately 55 residents. All suites in this area contain two double bedrooms, a bathroom and a lounge. The Netherlands complex also has its own dining area. Six houses located in the north courtyard are reserved for freshman students while the south courtyard is open to all undergraduate students.
The High Rises
(Alliance, Bill of Rights, Constitution, Estabrook, Enterprise, Vander Poel)
Six high-rise residence halls are located directly north of the Student Center. They consist of five coed halls and one all-female hall (Bill of Rights). Alliance Hall houses graduate, law and international students, as well as undergraduates and students with disabilities. Each high-rise building accommodates between 225 to 300 students and holds single, double and triple rooms with common area bathrooms at each end of the hallways.
Liberty and Republic
These two-story buildings are now home to our Honors House. They provide accommodations for approximately 150 undergraduate students. The bedrooms are double occupancy with common area bathrooms on the hallway.
Nassau and Suffolk
This six-story twin complex provides accommodations for more than 600 undergraduate students. Residents live in either a three-person, four-person, five-person or six-person suite with a semiprivate bathroom. The bedrooms are either single, double or triple rooms. Some suites also have a common lounge.
(Jamestown, Newport, Plymouth, Williamsburg, Dover, Portsmouth, Providence, Quincy, Salem, Cambridge, Hampton, Hempstead, New York, Norwich)
The largest residence hall complex on the campus has three courtyards with four to five two-story houses centered around each area. Fourteen individual houses accommodate between 55 to 65 residents per house. Each house has suites containing either two double bedrooms, a bathroom and a lounge; three double rooms and a bathroom with no lounge; or two double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a bathroom with no lounge.
Located across the parking lot from the Student Center, Stuyvesant Hall (formerly New Complex) houses first year students. The building consists of suites comprised of two double or triple rooms, a bathroom, and a lounge.
The Graduate Residence Hall is Hofstra University’s newest residence hall for Graduate and Law students as of Fall 2008. This new 5-story residential facility offers apartment/suite style living and is located on the North Campus, between Constitution and Alliance Halls. Each suite has multiple bedrooms, with shared common spaces, kitchenettes and bathrooms. The Graduate Residence Hall houses both single and double occupied bedrooms within three basic suite types: four bedroom suites, three bedroom suites, and 2 bedroom suites. Each common area includes a couch, love seat, and coffee tables. The kitchenettes is comprised of a stove top burner, refrigerator, microwave, and kitchen table with chairs.
Residence Hall Common Amenities
While there are a number of different living areas available on the Hofstra campus, each residence hall has similar common amenities. Each residence hall has laundry, study and kitchen facilities in a common area area within the building. Twin Oaks has kitchen facilities within each apartment. Residence hall rooms are typically supplied with a bed, dresser, wardrobe or closet, desk, chair and wastebasket for each individual student. Each room is also equipped with a phone, cable hookup and computer port.