Temporary Housing for New Graduate Students

Temporary Housing registration for the Sopring 2019 semester is now  CLOSED. Dates to be announced at a later time
If at the moment you have questions about Temporary Housing, please contact our office directly by email at graduatelife@stevens.edu


Stevens and OGSA offer temporary housing for new, incoming Stevens graduate students at very affordable rates. This housing is offered to allow students a short amount of time to find permanent housing in the area for the school year. Temporary housing is offered at a hotel located approximately 1.5 miles from campus. You must register in advance for temporary housing. Stevens is unable to house students who have not made the necessary arrangements ahead of time. 

Students registering for Temporary Housing must fill out the registration form.

Room Details and Rates

The hotel is located approximately one mile north of the Stevens Institute of Technology campus. There will be a shuttle service that runs between the hotel and Stevens, during weekdays in the mornings and late afternoons. The shuttle service will not run during weekends. 

The cost for the Fall 2018 Temporary Housing program is $45 per person per night, for a double occupancy room (normal cost at the hotel is $250 per night). The cost is per person with two people per room. All rooms at the hotel have 2 full-sized beds, one couch, one television, and attached full bathroom. Bedding and bath towels are provided. Hotel gym and WiFi is available. Meals are not included. 

Dates and Deadlines

Temporary housing availability will begin on Wednesday, August 8th. The last evening will be on Friday August 31st, with a checkout date/time of no later than Saturday, September 1st at 12:00 PM. Students must check out of the hotel and vacate the room by 12:00 p.m. on their last day.

Cancellation/No-Show Policy

Cancellations: You may cancel your reservation for a 100% refund. If you cancel your reservation after Friday July 20th at 12:00pm (EST) you will be charged a $200 cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued for nights reserved but not used. By accepting this waiver, you agree that you have read and understand all of the Stevens temporary housing policies. You further acknowledge Stevens is not responsible for personal or possession damage before, during, or after your stay in temporary housing.

Additional Temporary Housing Information

Upon availability, we are able to place you with a requested roommate (who is also a new, incoming Stevens Graduate student) of the same gender in the same room. Please note that roommate requests are not guaranteed. Please email the name of your requested roommate to graduatelife@stevens.edu.

Extensions may be approved depending upon availability of vacancies at the Temporary Housing location within the August 8th-31st time frame. 

Further detailed information about Temporary Housing will be emailed to you upon confirmation of your reservation. 


More information on registration will be shared at a later time.


For questions about temporary housing, please email graduatelife@stevens.edu, or call 201-216-5633.


If you choose not to use Temporary Housing through OGSA (above), there are several hotels in the Hoboken, Jersey City, and Weehawken area near Stevens. Below is a list of some hotels – you may contact them directly and make your own arrangements separately. Stevens Institute of Technology is not affiliated with these hotels and this list serves as an informational resource only.

W Hoboken Hotel (0.3 miles/ 0.5 km from campus)
225 River St.
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel (1.5 miles/ 2.4 km from campus)
500 Harbor Blvd.
Weehawken, NJ 07086

The Holland Hotel (1.5 miles/ 24 km from campus)
175 12th St.
Jersey City, NJ 07310

Residence Inn Jersey City (2.4 miles from campus)
80 Christopher Columbus Drive
Jersey City, NJ 07302

Courtyard Jersey City Newport (1.6 miles/ 2.6 km from campus)
540 Washington Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07310

The Westin Jersey City Newport (1.8 miles/ 2.9 km from campus)
479 Washington Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07310

The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Jersey City (2 miles/ 3.2 km from campus)
455 Washington Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07310

Econo Lodge (2 miles from campus to walk; 3.5 miles/ 5.6 km to drive)
750 Tonnelle Ave.
Jersey City, NJ 07307

Hyatt Place Secaucus (4.2 miles/ 6.8km)

575 Park Plaza Dr, Secaucus, NJ 07094


You may also consider hotels located in Lower Manhattan in New York City. The closest and most convenient neighborhood is West Village (take the PATH subway/train to Hoboken). Hotels in New York are likely to be more expensive.

Finding Permanent Housing in or near Hoboken

Many people looking to rent an apartment in or near Hoboken find that it is easier to use a realtor to help them in their search. Realtors typically charge a fee for their services, but will be able to help you find a home that is better suited to your budget and needs.



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