What amenities are offered in the Residence Hall?
The Residence Hall 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 bathrooms
- Cable TV
- High-speed internet
- Laundry facilities
- Communal kitchen
- Meeting rooms and lounges
- Fitness center
- Public iPads
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What amenities are available 24/7?The shared kitchen, fitness center, library, public iPads, and lounges are all available 24 hours per day.
Is there a meal plan in the Residence Hall?While there is no meal plan or cafeteria in the Residence Hall, there is a large shared kitchen on the first floor for residents. In addition, each room has a mid-sized refrigerator and microwave. Residents need to provide their own cooking supplies, food, and utensils.
What is student life at the Residence Hall like?Baruch's office of Student Life provides continuous engagement at the Residence Hall, including ongoing activities and programming organized by the RA staff.
What is the closest train and how long does it take to get to campus?The 6 train has stop around the corner at 96th Street and Lexington Avenue. It takes about 25 minutes to get to campus. Also the Q train on the corner of 96th Street and 2nd Avenue. 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 Baruch and other colleges. Baruch College has approximately 465 students in residence, eight Resident Assistants, and one full-time professional staff member living on-site.
What if I have a car?Baruch and the Residence Hall do not provide any parking or parking passes for students. There is a nearby parking garage that has monthly rates.
Are there bathrooms in the rooms?Each room, whether you opt for a single, double or triple occupancy, has a bathroom with a shower, sink, and toilet.
Are there washer and dryers in the Residence Hall?There is a laundry room in the Residence Hall. You will need to supply your own laundry detergent, and laundry basket or bag. Washers and dryers operate on a pre-paid keycard system. An alert system will let you know when your laundry is done.
Are there cable, phone, and/or internet connections in the rooms?Yes, those services are all included in the housing rate at no extra cost. There is also wireless internet connection.
Do I need to bring furniture?Large pieces of furniture are provided and may not be substituted for your own. However, smaller items may be permitted as long as they do not interfere with your roommate(s). No Housing-issued furniture can be removed from the room.