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About Us & Contact Us


The Office of Residential Life and Housing Services exists to provide quality service and enhance student success in a safe and diverse living learning community that fosters individual growth.

Our residence halls are an extension of the classroom; we seek to provide experiences that will help our residents develop into global citizens. We are committed to providing our students with an inclusive, healthy, and welcoming home.

Approximately 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students reside in our 23 residence halls that are spread out across lower Manhattan. Each residence hall is led by a leadership team including a Residence Hall Director, Residence Hall Resource Manager and Residence Hall Assistant Director. In addition, each building has Resident Assistants (student leaders) to provide assistance and community building initiatives for residential students at NYU.

We work closely with several other departments across the University, including the Department of Public Safety, Facilities, Construction and Management, and the academic schools to ensure a high level of quality service for our students.


Contact Us

There are several ways to get in touch with our office:

Email: housing@nyu.edu
Please include your NYU ID number with your inquiry.

Phone: 212-998-4600 (M-F, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, New York time)

Residence Hall Staff: Check out our Explore the Residence Halls page to find individual hall and staff contact information.

Central Administrative Staff: Please click here to contact our central leadership and administrative staff members.

If you'd like to mail us something, please send it to:

Office of Residential Life and Housing Services
726 Broadway, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003

When calling the housing office, a member of our staff will ask you for the specifics of your situation. If the nature of your inquiry requires detailed follow-up, your call may need to be returned at a later time. We make every effort to have a member of our team return your call within 48 hours of your message. This time allows us to research the situation and have the most appropriate staff member answer your questions or address your concerns.

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Our Mission 

We are committed to providing quality services and programs that enhance residential student success in safe and inclusive living learning communities.

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