Graduate Student Housing

Edit paragraph to the following: We are very excited that you are considering becoming a Residential Charger! The University of New Haven offers multiple options for graduate student housing. Please see below for a list of frequently asked questions and a review of our housing options!

The Atwood

Located just two blocks from the University of New Haven campus are brand new highly sought after apartments. Graduate students have first choice of one-bedroom or studio apartments.

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Main Street Apartments

Main Street Apartments feature 14 condominiums for upperclass students, and consist of 2-bedroom 4-person apartments, with two students in each bedroom.

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If you're considering pursuing a graduate degree with us, check out our program options and admissions information, and the services we provide to our graduate students.


Frequently Asked Questions
  • Costs for graduate students living on campus can be found at the following link: Graduate Tuition & Fees 2022-2023.

  • Graduate housing is not guaranteed. Graduate housing is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • To qualify, students must ensure they have no holds with the Bursar’s Office, complete a housing deposit through their Graduate Admissions Road Map, and complete a housing application in their myHousing portal.

  • myHousing is the web portal by which students interact with the Office of Residential Life. To access myHousing, please log into myCharger and select the icon at the top of the screen that resembles a house.

  • When you choose to live on-campus, you are paying for what is called an “on-campus housing assignment.” Included for all graduate students living on campus are the following amenities: a furnished apartment, all utilities (water, heat, WiFi, electricity, air conditioning, laundry, trash removal, snow removal, transportation to campus). Cable is not provided; however, we do provide a streaming service through Xfinity that can be used through any Apple, Android, Kindle, Roku, or Amazon Fire TV devices for all students living on campus. Please note, kitchen dishes, cooking utensils, linens, cleaning supplies, and other household items are not provided.

  • No. Meal plans are not included in the cost of on-campus housing for graduate students. Graduate students are not required to have a meal plan but may sign up for one at an additional cost through the myHousing portal.

  • Students assigned to live at the Main Street Condos will receive a housing bill before the start of each semester. Students assigned to live at the Atwood will receive a housing bill each month that will cover the cost of rent for month following (for example, we bill February’s rent in January). Students are expected to pay their bill when it posts and are not permitted to remain in on-campus housing if they fail to pay their housing bill and subsequently have a hold on their student account.

  • Pathway students who are starting their graduate program and are looking to return to on-campus housing for the Fall Semester must reach out to the Office of Residential Life to gain access to the Graduate Housing Application. Students in this category should not participate in the undergraduate Room Selection process. If you are starting your graduate program in the spring semester and currently live on campus in an undergraduate residence hall, you may remain in your current assignment for the remainder of the current academic year.

  • The Housing Period is the length of time you agree to live on campus and meet the expectations of the Housing License Agreement during a calendar year. Students living at the Atwood agree to all terms and conditions of the Housing License Agreement for a 12-month period. Students living at the Main Street Condos agree to all terms and conditions of the Housing License Agreement for the academic year (typically a 9-month period). The terms and conditions of the Housing License Agreement are binding on May 1 of the previous semester for students planning to live on campus starting in the fall semester. The terms and conditions of the Housing License Agreement are binding on January 1 of the previous semester for students planning to live on campus starting in the spring semester.

  • Graduate students living at the Atwood are permitted to live in their housing assignment year-round. Students living at the Main Street Condos only have access to their housing assignment during the academic year. Additionally, students living at the Main Street Condos who need to remain on campus for any break period must request to stay by completing a Break Stay Application.

  • The housing deposit is not refundable.

  • Only full-time enrolled students can live on campus. The University of New Haven does not currently offer family housing.

  • Please see above for our graduate housing options.

  • No. International students cannot secure on-campus housing accommodations without their visa. A student must first secure their visa and complete the qualifications outlined above to be added to our list of students interested in graduate housing.

  • Pets are not permitted on campus; however, we welcome Emotional Support Animals, after they are approved by the Accessibility Resources Center, and service animals.

  • The Office of Residential Life does not assist students to secure off-campus housing. For more information about living off-campus, please review our Off Campus Living Guide!