Residential Life

Your home in the heart of New York City.

FIT’s residence halls on West 27th and West 31st streets make up our own special neighborhood, a safe and caring environment offering everything you need to live, learn, connect, and thrive.

Residence Halls

Join the 2,300 students who live in one of our four residence halls. We offer traditional residence hall rooms and apartment-style suites.

Whether you live on West 27th Street or West 31st Street you’re still around the corner from the chic and dynamic Chelsea neighborhood, the Garment District, the Theater District, Hudson Yards, and more.

CHECK OUT YOUR FUTURE HOME

Alumni Hall residential hall FIT

Alumni Hall

Each four-student suite has two bedrooms, a bathroom, and a common dining and kitchen area. Features include air conditioning, a lounge and workroom, vending machines, and laundry rooms.

Coed Hall residential hall FIT

Coed Hall

The first 10 floors consist of double- and triple-occupancy rooms. Higher floors consist of double and quad occupancy suites. The basement holds a large laundry room, two work/study rooms, a lounge, and a kitchen.

Nagler Hall residential hall FIT

Nagler Hall

Each floor of this female-only residence hall has a community bathroom and a laundry room and refrigerator. Most rooms are doubles, although there are some air-conditioned suites. A lounge, workroom, and kitchen are on the first floor.

Kaufman Hall residential hall FIT

Kaufman Hall

Returning students live in loft-style suites with private bathrooms and kitchens. Features include air conditioning, a lounge and workroom, laundry room, computer lab, and a fitness center.

Gender Inclusive housing at FIT

Gender-Inclusive Housing

Both new and returning students are welcome to opt in to gender-inclusive housing, which means you can live with roommates of any sex or gender identity. 

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FIT apply for housing

How to Apply

Check your eligibility for housing. Get details about Living Learning Communities, gender-inclusive housing, and living on campus during summer, winter, and the academic year.

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Information for Current Residents

Learn about policies, events, and other details related to being a part of the residential community. 

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Information for Parents

Everything you need to know about supporting your student as they navigate living and learning in FIT Housing.

FIT dining hall

Dining and Meal Plans

A meal plan is required for students living in Alumni, Nagler, and Coed Halls. You can choose a plan based on how many meals you think you'll eat on campus.  

Contact Us


Alumni Hall

210 West 27th Street, First Floor

Phone: (212) 217-3900

Fax: (212) 217-3901 

Kaufman Hall

406 West 31st Street, First Floor

Phone: (212) 217-3930

Fax: (212) 217-3931 

Office Hours

Both Offices: Mondays–Fridays, 9 am–5 pm

[email protected]

Meet our staff


Land Acknowledgement: The Office of Residential Life at FIT acknowledges the land politically designated as New York City to be the homeland of the Lenape (Lenapehoking) who were violently displaced as a result of European settler colonialism over the course of 400 years. The Lenape are a diasporic people that remain closely connected with this land and are its rightful stewards.