Almost 2000 students live on campus in five coed residence halls and the Greek Village. More than 50 percent of first-year students live on campus. First-year students live in Cypress, Honors and Redwood Halls. Upper-class students live in every building. Rooms are fully furnished (bed, desk, chair, closet, dresser), air-conditioned, wireless and wired for Internet and offer cable TV including HBO and Residence Life Cinema (current movie offerings). Each hall has common areas and facilities including lounges, study areas, kitchens and laundry rooms. Snack and soda machines, recreational equipment (pool, pingpong, large screen televisions, etc.), and mail service Monday-Friday are also provided.

Cypress Hall is a coed facility that houses 418 first-year, upper-class, and graduate students in single and double rooms. Suites are comprised of two bedrooms and a shared bathroom and foyer.

Greek Village is a coed facility that houses 192 upper-class and graduate students in eight houses.  Both fraternity and sorority members and nonmembers live in double rooms.  Suites are comprised of two bedrooms and share bathroom.  The buildings have a kitchen and dining and living area.

Honors Residence is a coed facility housing 360 first-year, upper-class and graduate students in single and double rooms. Suites have a shared bathroom. The building features a dining facility, convenience store and fitness center.

Laurel Hall is a coed facility that houses 580 upper-class and graduate students in two-room suites. Suites consist of students living in single and double rooms, sharing a bathroom and foyer.

Oak Hall is a coed apartment facility that houses 186 full-time upper-class and graduate students in both suite-style rooms and apartments. Each suite-style room is double occupancy with a kitchenette and shared bathroom. Each apartment has a kitchen, living room and bathroom. The eighth floor is designated for graduate students.

Redwood Hall is a coed facility that houses 185 first-year and upper-class students living in single and double rooms.

NJIT students use electronic cards for access to the residence halls. Desk attendants are on duty 24 hours a day and provide security for the residence halls by monitoring hall entrances and swiping resident IDs. All guests must have a valid photo ID and must be signed into the residence hall by a resident host. All guests must be accompanied by their hosts at all times.

Residence Life has staff on-duty in each hall during non-business hours. In addition, NJIT’s Department of Public Safety Office police and public safety officers patrol campus 24 hours a day. Patrols are conducted on foot, in cars and on bicycles. Additionally, campus emergency phones are located on campus. Rooftop surveillance cameras are mounted throughout campus and monitored around the clock.

Once you have been admitted to NJIT, you can complete the Housing Application and Contract: A $50 nonrefundable deposit may be required and can be paid by check/money order payable to NJIT. Check/money orders must be sent to the Residence Life Office, 180 Bleeker Street, Newark, NJ 07103-3514. You will receive a confirmation in your NJIT email immediately after you submit your application online.

Applications for first-year students received by May 1 are guaranteed housing. After May 1, housing is assigned based on the distance you live from campus, need, and date of application.

For additional information please view our website: or contact us via email or call 973.596.3039.

Food Services

The Dining facilities are located in the Campus Center and the first floor of the Honors Residence. NJIT's private food services vendor, Gourmet Dining Services, operates all of the dining options on campus. Meal plan options include both Continuous Dining and Flex Dollar options. The Continuous Dining meal plans, A-E, features continuous dining with unlimited returns during all of the posted hours.  Flex dollars can be used at Continuous Dining (for those without meal plans or only have flex), Korner Kilt C Store, Trattoria, Tech Café, Café Spice, Grains, Leafs, Taco Bell, The Grill, Highlander Pub, Village Market, and Warren Street Café. For hours and a complete listing of what is available via flex, please check