State-of-the-art residences for Baruch students just walking distance from Central Park and the East River.

Baruch College Residence Life

1760 3rd Avenue, Manhattan

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Where you live...

while you're in college can change your entire experience. If you've thought about moving out and living in campus housing this fall, consider a place where Baruch students are calling their home; the 1760 Third Avenue Residence Hall. It's convenient, comfortable and most importantly, it's your space.

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This state-of-the-art residence is equipped with a high tech gym, laundry facility that texts you when your clothes are dry, and a very chill lounge to study or relax with your friends. The building is just walking distance from Central Park and the East River.

Baruch College Residence Life offers a communal kitchen, lounge, and laundry machines that text you when your laundry is ready.

You can also take a break from studying and challenge a friend to a game of pool or foosball.

To register for a tour of the Baruch College
Residence Hall, please sign up here.

For all other inquiries, please email us at Residence.Life@baruch.cuny.edu.

  • Prospective residents should complete the FAFSA application approximately 2-3 weeks after filing their federal income tax returns-be sure to file early!
  • Students must indicate on the FAFSA that they will be living "ON CAMPUS" when answering Question 101 a-h. This response allows the Office of Financial Aid to determine your estimated Cost of Attendance and package financial aid awards appropriately. Please note that this option does not guarantee you housing with Baruch College. Students interested in housing must still fill out the Baruch housing application form.
  • Questions pertaining to financial aid and assistance in applying for direct loans may be directed to the Office of Financial Aid Services at (646) 312-1360 or via e-mail at financial.aid@baruch.cuny.edu.
  • Students who wish to utilize Baruch's no-interest payment plan may obtain details online at the Sallie Mae- CUNY website.
  • Visit Baruch's Financial Aid Facebook page.

Housing Rates (2014-2015)

Rooms are contracted for the academic year (Fall & Spring semesters, excluding Summer) and rates are based on room type. Residents may remain over holiday and college breaks without an additional charge.

Double Room $12,400

$6,200 per semester (per person). Amenities include:

  • One Bathroom Per Suite
  • Desks and Chairs
  • Two Closets
  • Dressers
  • Loft Beds
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Mini-Fridge and Microwave

Triple Room $11,600

$5,800 per semester (per person). Amenities include:

  • One Bathroom Per Suite
  • Desk and Chair
  • Three Closets
  • Dressers
  • Beds
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Mini-Fridge and Microwave

   Apply Now!

Applications for the 2014-2015 academic year are available now! Space is limited and once we receive your deposit, students are entered in a lottery system. NOTE: Students must already be admitted into Baruch College before they can apply for housing.

Sign up for a tour of the Residence Hall online!

For additional information regarding Baruch Housing, contact us at Residence.Life@baruch.cuny.edu.

 

 

 

frequently asked questions

Regarding Payment & Pricing

When do I pay?

Payments are made on a per semester basis and are due with your academic tuition.

You will have a security deposit of $300.00 due at the time of application. Following the receipt of your housing deposit, we will place you on the lottery for the Baruch Residence Hall. Should you choose to reside at the Residence Hall, this deposit is only refundable at the end of the housing term, if there are no damages to your room or any cancellations are made. If you decline the housing offer, withdraw your application at anytime, miss your assigned deadline to submit your housing documentation, or cancel your housing, the deposit is nonrefundable.

Is Financial Aid available?

Yes, but refer to the financial aid tab on the "About" section. Typically, housing is covered in a combination of grants and Federal Direct Loans. Please visit the Financial Aid office to determine your eligibility and be sure to complete your FAFSA application.

Is there a payment plan?

Yes. Pay your bill by making monthly payments through the Sallie Mae TuitionPay plan, which has an application fee. To sign up for this program, go to www.tuitionpay.com/cuny. Please visit the Bursar's website for more information.

Can I use my NYS 529 College Savings Plan to pay for housing?

Yes. You will need to contact your financial institution to have the check made out to "Baruch College." Please contact the Bursar's office for more information.

 

Regarding the Housing License Agreement

How long is the Housing License Agreement?

The license agreement is for one full academic-year (exceptions are made for exchange students on a case-by-case basis). Students who stay for the full academic year will be able to stay in the Residence Hall over the winter break at no extra charge.

Will I be able to cancel my License Agreement?

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 License Agreement. If approved, residents are subject to a cancellation fee. Please note: students are required to live at the Residence Hall for a full academic year.

Can I stay at the Residence Hall during the Holidays?

Yes, the building will be open for students to stay on-campus throughout the duration of the academic year and you will be allowed to stay on-campus over the winter break/session at no extra cost.

How long can I stay in the Residence Hall?

You can stay in the Residence Hall as long as you are a registered full-time undergraduate student at Baruch College. Please note that residential housing license agreements are only executed for one academic year at a time. Current residents have the option to renew on an annual basis in the spring semester.

 

Regarding the Residence Hall

Who is the Residence Hall for?

Full-time enrolled Baruch students. Sorry, non-Baruch students are not eligible for housing.

How safe is the Residence Hall?

Very Safe. The Residence Hall maintains 24-hour security on location; all doors are locked, security cameras are throughout the building, there is a comprehensive guest policy and all must show identification upon entry.

Is the Residence Hall co-ed?

Yes. However, double and triple occupancy rooms are shared by the same gender.

Are there single rooms?

No, the Residence Hall only has double and triple occupancy rooms.

Are there other residence hall locations for Baruch College?

No, the only residence hall Baruch College has is at 1760 Third Avenue.

What are the amenities?

Amenities include 24-hour security, professional live-in Residence Life staff, room and residence key-card entry, fully furnished rooms, air conditioning, refrigerator and microwave in room, private bathroom, cable TV, high-speed internet, laundry facilities, library, communal kitchen, meeting rooms and lounges, gym facilities, and public computers.

Which amenities are 24 hours?

The kitchen, gym, library, public computers, and lounges are all 24 hours.

Is there a meal plan in the Residence Hall?

No, we do not have meal plans or cafeterias in the Residence Hall. Instead, there is a large communal kitchen on the first floor for residents to share. In addition, each room has a mid-sized refrigerator and microwave. Residents will need to provide their own cooking supplies, food, and utensils.

What is the closest train and how long does it take to get to campus?

The 6 train on 96th and Lexington Ave and it takes about 25 minutes to get to campus. There is no resident stipend for metrocards.

How many students live in the Residence Hall?

The 1760 Third Avenue building houses over 1,100 students from colleges all over the city. Baruch housing has approximately 240 students, six Resident Assistants (RAs), and one full-time professional staff living on-site.

What if I have a car?

There is a parking garage around the corner that has monthly rates, but Baruch and the Residence Hall do not provide any parking or parking passes for students.

Are there bathrooms in the rooms or are they shared on the floor?

Each room, whether you opt for a double or triple occupancy room, has a bathroom (shower/sink/toilet) in the room.

Are there washer and dryers in the Residence Hall?

There is a laundry room in the Residence Hall and all you'll need is laundry detergent. There are no dispensers in the laundry rooms. Your own laundry basket or bag is also a handy thing to have. You must pay to use the washers and dryers.

 

Regarding My Room

What would be my mailing address?

Your Name
1760 3rd Ave, Room #
New York, NY 10029

Where would I get my mail?

There is one mailbox assigned to each room. The mailboxes are located in the lobby of the residence hall that you access with your key. Packages delivered by UPS, FedEx, and other services are left with security in the residence hall. Lost mailbox keys should be reported to the Office of Residence Life. The cost for a replacement key is $20.

Can I smoke in my room?

There is a no smoking policy. Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the premises. However, there are designated smoking areas outside of the residence hall.

Can I request to live with my friend?

Yes, you can indicate your friend's name on your application form when you apply, but requests cannot be guaranteed. Roommates must be the same gender.

Will I be able to switch roommates if we do not get along?

Every effort is made to work with roommates to ensure they are able to peacefully coexist in the same living environment. Resident Assistants, Resident Director(s), and additional Residence Life staff are all available to assist roommates who may have conflicts. Taking into account the transition period for all first year students, roommate changes are discouraged in the first semester. Situations will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis by the Office of Residence Life.

Is there a storage facility for my bike?

No, you must store your bike in your room.

Are there cable, phone, and/or internet connections in the rooms?

Yes, those are all included in the housing rate at no extra cost. There is also wireless internet connection.

Are we allowed to have any pets?

No. There is a no pet policy (this includes fish).

Am I allowed to bring my own furniture?

Large pieces of furniture (e.g. couches, recliners) are not allowed. Smaller pieces might be allowed as long as they do not interfere with your roommate(s). Please note: you are not allowed to remove any furniture.

Are there accommodations for persons with disabilities?

If you are a person with a disability seeking to live in the Residence Hall and require accommodation, please contact the Office of Residence Life at Residence.Life@baruch.cuny.edu.

 

Some Miscellaneous Questions

What is student life at the Residence Hall like?

There are on-going activities and programming provided by the RA staff.

Is Baruch the only college in the building?

No. The building is occupied by several other colleges and students from Educational Housing Services (EHS).

Does Baruch College offer summer housing?

Baruch does offer summer housing. Check this website in April for applications.

 

Baruch College supports diversity and offers a residential experience with people of different backgrounds and cultures. The residence hall system does not discriminate on the basis of gender identity and expression, race, culture, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or national origin.

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Get in Touch

  • To request more information about Baruch College Residence Life, email us at Residence.Life@baruch.cuny.edu
  • Baruch Residence Hall
    1760 Third Avenue
    New York, NY 10029
  • Baruch College
    Office of Residence Life
    One Bernard Baruch Way
    Box B2-255
    New York, NY 10010

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