Temporary Housing for New Graduate Students

Graduate Student Affairs offers temporary housing at a reduced rate for new, incoming Stevens graduate students at the Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel (500 Harbor Blvd. Weehawken, NJ 07086). This housing is offered specifically to new graduates to allow students a short amount of time to find permanent housing in the area for the school year.

Advance registration is REQUIRED. Stevens is unable to house students who have not made the necessary arrangements ahead of time. The Temporary Housing application will open on the week of May 28th and conclude on Friday, July 26th. Access to the application will be shared through your Stevens email.

If at the moment you have questions about Temporary Housing, please contact our office directly by email at graduatelife@stevens.edu

Temporary housing availability will begin on Monday, August 12th. The last evening for available housing will be on Saturday, August 31st, with a final checkout date and time of no later than Sunday, 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.

Room Details and Rates

Hotel location to be announced. There will be a shuttle service that runs between the hotel and Stevens, during weekdays in the mornings and afternoons. The shuttle service will not run during weekends. 

The cost for the Fall 2019 Temporary Housing program is $45 per person per night, for a double occupancy room (typical cost at the hotel is $250 per night). The cost is per person, with two students 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. Final student charges will be added at the conclusion of Temporary Housing to the student's Stevens account. This bill must be paid in order to clear the hold and register for classes for the following semester. All students will be emailed by an OGSA staff member when the charge has been made to their account. Students are encouraged to pay this as soon as possible and contact OGSA if there is any issue with the charge within a two week time frame after the email communication of the charges is sent. 

Cancellation/No-Show Policy

Cancellations: You may cancel your reservation for a 100% refund. If you cancel your reservation after Friday, August 2nd 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

Extensions may be approved depending upon availability of vacancies at the Temporary Housing location within the August 12th to 31st time frame. 

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


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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