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Lafayette Hall


About Lafayette Hall

The 80 Lafayette Street Residence Hall is located in Tribeca and is in close proximity to the culturally rich neighborhoods of City Hall, Chinatown and Little Italy. Lafayette opened in Fall 1999, and houses nearly 1100 upperclass students. Lafayette is home to 32 Resident Assistants and three Faculty Fellows-in-Residence.  Lafayette also hosts the Fraternity and Sorority Life Community, housing 12 fraternities and sororities on the upper floors of the building. Live. Laf. Love.

Getting Around

  • 20-25 minute walk to Washington Square.
  • Subway Access:
    • 2 and a 1/2 blocks from Canal Street subway stations for N, R, Q, 6, J, M, Z trains.
    • 5 blocks from Canal Street subway station for A, C, and E trains.
    • 5 blocks from the Franklin Street subway station, 1 train.
    • 8 Blocks from the Chambers Street station, 1, 2, & 3 trains.
  • The closest free NYU Shuttle is Route B, which stops on 80 Lafayette Street. For more info, please see Bus Routes and Schedules.
  • The closest dining hall is at Washington Square Park, Kimmel Market Place.

Residence Hall Professional Staff

RHD Lafayette

 Alex Merchant

 Residence Hall Director
: 212-992-1013

Resource Manager Lafayette

Jonathan Nunez

Residence Hall Resource Manager
Phone: 212-992-1018

RHAD Lafayette

Angie Kim

Residence Hall Assistant Director
Phone: 212-992-1015

Residential Life Assistant Lafayette

 Anjelica Zamora

 Residential Life Assistant

Charlie Topel

 Charlie Topel

 Fraternity and Sorority Life Graduate Assistant

Faculty Fellows in Residence

Olivier Berthe, FFIR

Olivier Berthe

College of Arts and Science

Residential Life Assistant Lafayette

Lynne Haney

College of Arts and Science

Residential Life Assistant Lafayette

Daniel Spector

Tisch School of the Arts