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Residence Life


Absocold® Combination Appliance Rentals

Hofstra University is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with Collegiate Storage and Rental to provide the Energy Star-rated Absocold Cook and Cool® Combination Appliance for resident students.

The Cook and Cool® is a 3-in-1 refrigerator/freezer/microwave combination appliance features:

  • Combination 2.9cu ft. refrigerator; .75 cu ft. zero degree freezer; .7 cu ft. 800 watt microwave oven,
  • The Cook and Cool, one plug unit, never draws more than 11amps,
  • The Energy Star-rated refrigerator/freezer uses 30% less electrical energy, and
  • Two-liter bottle upright storage in door

This is the only University approved microwave permitted in the residence halls and there is only 1 microwave combination appliance allowed per bedroom. Students who choose to bring their own unit may bring refrigerators only and they are not to exceed 5cu. ft. Students may rent the complete 3-in-1 combination appliance or just a refrigerator/freezer appliance. To order a unit you may call their toll free number 1(800) 883-8281, or go to their website http://www.collegiatestorageandrental.com

Linens Program

Did you know that the beds at Hofstra University are extra-long and not standard twin size?

We would like to introduce you to Residence Hall Linens - a convenient source for ordering all of your campus living needs. The Office of Residence Life has partnered with Residence Hall Linens to provide Hofstra students and families with a convenient and affordable way to ensure you have sheets that will fit the extra-long mattresses in our residence halls. The Residence Hall Linens program has all your campus living needs, from extra long twin sheets and comforters to matching towels and storage items.

Hofstra University receives a commission from all sales that is used to support student services. Shipping is free for all Value Pak orders, and there are more than 23 color combinations available. Plus, linens are delivered to your home during the summer so you don't have to worry about waiting in line at the store.  Order now for the best selection - popular colors can sell out quickly!