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/
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?
Manhattan College students can rent MicroFridge Brand refrigerator/microwaves on campus. All units are NEW and include their patented dual plugs and USB ports on the microwave and “1st Defense Smoke Sensor Technology” which shuts off the microwave at the first sign of smoke. Orders can be placed by either calling 800-525-7307 or online at www.mymicrofridge.com. Your MicroFridge rental will be delivered to your room before you arrive and picked up before you leave!
When will I know my room assignment?
Incoming students will be able to select their own rooms during the housing lottery. Please see manhattan.edu/housing for more details.
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. Lee Hall 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.
What bank/ATMs are on campus?
There are Citibank ATMs on campus in Thomas Hall and RLC. Additionally, Lee Hall, Horan Hall, Overlook Manor, and the Kelly Commons have generic ATMs with no specific bank relationship.
Is there summer storage?
We partner with a local company that will send you boxes, pick up your belongings, store them in a climate-controlled unit, and deliver them to you again next year. Visit www.DormRoomMovers.com/Jaspers for more details and special rates.