FAQs

What is provided in the residence hall rooms?

Each room has a bed (twin, extra long), desk, chair, dresser and closet space for each resident. Rooms are either carpeted or tiled. For more information see:

What dining services are included with room and board?

All new residents enjoy an Ultimate + $50 Jasper Dining Dollars meal plan. This plan includes unlimited access to Locke's Loft during their hours of operation. http://gourmetdiningllc.com/campus/manhattan/

After the first semester in residence, first-year students can select a new meal plan. You can fill out a meal plan change request at the end of the fall semester or during the first week of the spring semester on the Manhattan College self-service website at that time.

Does the school provide Internet access?

Yes, each room has access to the school’s network and the Internet via an RJ-45 Ethernet jack. You must provide Ethernet card and patch cable for desktop computer. There is also wireless Internet available in many rooms on campus and in common areas of Overlook Manor.

Do I have cable television?

All rooms are equipped with DirecTV. Residents provide their own coaxial cable for the television. Stations available include: HBO, MTV, SPORTS, CNN, VH1 and many others.

Can I have a refrigerator? What about a microwave?

You may bring a small refrigerator less than 6.0 cubic feet and a microwave between 0.7-2.0 in size and between 600-800 in watts. Rent a refrigerator or micro fridge.

When will I know my room assignment?

The room assignments will be mailed out during the month of August. Your packet will contain your direct roommate’s contact information.

Are freshmen allowed to have cars on campus?

Yes, freshmen may bring their cars, but will need to purchase a parking permit by contacting the Manhattan College Public Safety office at 718-862-4240. Please note, cars are not recommended for first-year students.

How do I get my mail?

Each resident is given a mailbox when they check into their residence hall. The mailboxes for Jasper, Chrysostom and Overlook are located in the bottom of Thomas Hall. East Hill and Horan Hall mailboxes are located in Horan Hall. Any mail or package that is too large for the mailbox can be picked up in the mail room. The mail room will place a notice in your mailbox that you have a package, so it is important to check your mailbox daily.

Where are the laundry facilities?

All residence halls have washers and dryers. There is no additional cost to use the washers and dryers.

What size sheets will I need?

Twin extra long is recommended.