• 20th Street Residence

  • The 20th Street Residence Hall is located in the historic Chelsea district, which has long been a bastion of artists, writers, and intellectuals. Designed for independent, suite-style living, the 20th Street Residence is home primarily to sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students. World-class art galleries, restaurants, and music venues make the Chelsea area a major center for the arts and entertainment.

  • Population

    Co-ed; primarily graduate, AAS and undergraduate

    Capacity and Layout

    200 residents
    3 to 6 suites per floor
    3 to 12 students per suite
    Singles; Doubles;


    Long lofted, bunk, and twin beds
    Each resident has desk, chair, dresser, wardrobe.

    Kitchen and Bath Facilities

    Shared baths in each suite
    Electric stove top, microwave oven, refrigerator in each suite

    Study, Work, and Leisure Areas

    Reading room, music practice rooms, art studio, exercise room, TV lounge with baby grand piano. See floor plans.


    Yes; card-operated


    Each resident has assigned phone number and phone jack in room. Free incoming calls only. Local and long-distance calling through RCN.

    Cable TV

    Basic cable TV programming in each bedroom; TV in lounge with basic cable programming. 

    Residence Hall Channel Guide


    Wireless internet access is available throughout the residence hall. 


    24-hour security desk; swipe card access to building and room

    Live-In Staff

    Residence Hall Director
    5 Resident Advisors


    Yes; central