Types of Accommodations

Types of Accommodations - Rental Rates and Accommodation Information

Most UAH units are located in the Morningside Heights and Manhattan Valley Neighborhoods, between 108th Street and 125thStreet. University housing is also located in Riverdale, the Bronx, 20 minutes from campus by shuttle bus.

Community Specific Housing - Rental Rates and Accommodation Information

In addition to the typical Types of Accommodations mentioned above, there are a number of buildings within the UAH inventory which are unique in some way.  Some are for students with particular interests or affiliations with certain schools and/or academic programs. Others are unique in terms of location and amenities.

General Things to Know

Rental Rates and Billing 

Effective May 10, 2017, all students will be assigned to housing billed by semester. For information on billing and payment options, please visit Student Financial Services.

2018 - 2019 Rental Periods 

Semester  Start Date  End Date  Number of Days 
Summer 6/1/2018  8/15/2018  76 
Fall  8/16/2018  12/31/2018  138
Spring 1/1/2019  5/31/2019  151
Rent is pro-rated. The billing start date will be indicated on the housing agreement. In most cases, billing starts the date the agreement is signed.

Furnished Units

Student housing is either furnished or unfurnished. All accommodations contain a stove and a refrigerator. Based on the apartment/room size and layout, furnished housing generally contains the following:


  • Extra-long twin bed (full size bed for couples)
  • Dresser
  • Desk and desk chair

Living rooms and kitchens:

  • Couch and additional chairs
  • Table with chairs

Responsibilities of the tenant:

  • Linens
  • Dishes, cutlery, cooking utensils
  • Air conditioners 
  • Dishwashers - Only available at The Arbor
  • Area rugs - Students are responsible for providing rugs that cover 80% of the floor area to comply with the terms of the lease.


Coin or card operated laundry facilities are available to all residents, typically in the basement or adjacent building.


Pets are strictly prohibited in UAH, except for service animals and those pets kept in aquaria. Students with service animals must register with the Office of Disability Services (ODS)