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. View our residence halls.

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, and get details about gender-inclusive housing or living on campus for the spring semester or winter and summer sessions.

FIT dining hall


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. You'll always find some tasty and healthy options in the Dubinsky Center Dining Hall, including fresh sushi and made-to-order salads.

FIT preparing your budget

Preparing Your Budget

Start planning for the school year by calculating the costs of living on campus. We include the dining plan and break down the charges by semester and by full academic year.

FIT off campus housing

Living Off-Campus

If you decide to live off campus, log into MyFIT and access listings throughout the boroughs, or reach out to agents and brokers who offer a reduced fee for FIT students.

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