Your Home Away from Home
The Residential Life staff takes pride in serving students as they embrace their new living environment as home. Throughout the residential buildings, students are provided with 100 percent wireless capabilities and a data jack in each room to connect to an Ethernet network. Each room also has a cable and phone jack. There are no additional fees for these services. Each student is provided with a desk, chair, bed frame, mattress, and a closet. Students are encouraged to bring crates and baskets for additional storage. Please visit the preferred vendors page for suggestions on how to cover the basic needs of incoming students.
Residence Halls for Freshman:
- A through D Complexes are standard suite-style residence halls for first-year students, housing 6-20 students in each suite. The rooms in these areas have cable TV and high-speed Internet connections. The basements in each complex have laundry facilities, study lounges, and multipurpose rooms for student use. All complexes have air conditioning. Each of these complexes has triple and quad rooms.
- Hawk Hall is organized around themed communities in which students cohabitate with other students who have similar interests or are taking course(s) together. These students collaborate closely with their fellow students, faculty, and staff. They have a unique opportunity to become leaders through required participation in the activities and projects of their Residential Learning Community (RLC). All rooms have air conditioning.
Residence Halls for Upperclassmen:
- E and F Complexes are standard suite-style residence halls, housing 6-20 students in each suite. The rooms in these areas have cable TV and high-speed Internet connections. The basements in each complex have laundry facilities, study lounges, and multipurpose rooms for student use. All complexes have air conditioning. E and F Complexes include 75 single rooms.
- Regents Park suites are located between the Complexes and the Village Apartments. Regents Park residents are mostly upperclassmen. Each suite is furnished and contains a living room with a snack/dining area, bedrooms, and a bathroom. The suites are designed to house four students in two doubles, a double and two singles, or four singles. Air conditioning is not provided and students are not permitted to bring their own units.
- Park River apartments are fully furnished, four-person apartments with kitchens for upperclassmen who prefer the privacy and independence of apartment living. The apartments house four students in two doubles, a double and two singles, or four singles. The common areas include seminar/meeting rooms, lounges, and recreation and laundry facilities. Park River Apartments offer a high degree of personal responsibility while residents enjoy all the convenience and support of the University's on-campus services, facilities, and activities. All apartments are air conditioned.
- Village Apartments for upperclassmen are grouped in seven clusters, each with its own courtyard. They consist of one, two, or three bedrooms, accommodating two, four, five, or six students. Each apartment has a kitchen fully equipped with appliances, a living room, and one or two bathrooms. Duplex-style and one-floor apartments are available.
Furniture provided for each student includes a bed frame, mattress, and desk with chair. For the common area we provide a kitchen table and chairs. It is expected that students will add their own choice of living-room furniture, accessories, cooking utensils, dishes, and other essentials. Air conditioning is not provided and students are not permitted to bring their own units.
The Village Apartments offer a high degree of personal responsibility, while residents enjoy all the convenience and support of the University's on-campus services, facilities, and activities.
Village Quad 1 is 24 hours quiet hours.
Village Quad 2 is 24 hours quiet hours and smoke free.
- Asylum Avenue Campus (graduate housing): Most of the 1,700 graduate students enrolled at the University of Hartford secure housing off campus in the surrounding communities. A small number of graduate students choose to live in University-owned apartment communities. The Asylum Avenue Campus community for graduate students comprises 13 townhouses. They are located in a quiet residential area in the west end of Hartford on Asylum Avenue. Modernized, furnished townhouses are shared by two graduate students. Air conditioning is not provided and students are not permitted to bring their own units.