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NYIT-Old Westbury Office of Residence Life & Off-Campus Housing
Students who plan to take courses at the Old Westbury campus are encouraged and invited to live in the residence halls located just a short driving distance from the NYIT campus. A shuttle service is provided seven days a week to get you back and forth to campus. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Residence Life & Off-Campus Housing and we will be happy to assist!
There are five Residence Halls:
- King Hall and Anthony Hall are our First Year Experience (FYE) residence halls. New undergraduate students are placed in these residence halls and the resident assistants provide programs and activities geared toward college success for the new students.
- Roosevelt Hall is for upper-class students and features a small architectural studio space.
- Bolivar Hall is for upper-class students as well as any students who may need housing during the winter intersession. Also, referred to as the International Student Hall and Athletic Hall
- Kennedy Hall is for upper-class students and hosts our Life Sciences Living Learning Community; you must be a life sciences major or graduate student to live in Kennedy.
Types of Housing- Suite Style Living
All accommodations are suite style. A typical suite has two single rooms, two double rooms, a shared bathroom and small common area. Some suites are 8 person, with all double rooms.
Residence Hall Staffing
All NYIT, Residence Halls are supervised by full-time professionally trained Residential Life staff, Hall Directors, Resident Assistants and Community Development Assistants. Each building is staffed by a Hall Director, and a diverse staff of Resident Assistants and Community Development Assistants.
What's a Hall Director?
A Hall Director (HD) is a senior level staff member under the supervision of the Directors of Residence Life & Off-Campus Housing who serves to assist in the daily operation and management of two residence halls and is expected to supervise the Resident Assistants and Community Development Assistants within their assigned building/community and assist in some departmental duties as assigned.
What's a Resident Assistant?
A Resident Assistant (RA) is a paraprofessional staff member of the Office of Residence Life & Off-Campus Housing that reports directly to Hall Director, indirectly to the Directors of Residence Life & Off-Campus Housing.
Primarily, the RA is concerned with the growth and development of each individual on their floor and the building community as a whole. Additionally, RAs are continually striving to enhance the quality of life for our residents through programming on varies topics and building effective relationships with each resident through ongoing positive interactions.
What's a Community Development Assistant?
A Community Development Assistant (CDA) is a paraprofessional staff that provide support mainly in areas of assisting with monitoring facilities workers, clerical assistance, safety operations and management, and major in particular parts of ORL including: Community Development Assistant for Off-Campus-Housing and Community Development Assistant for Leadership and LLC.
The Office of Residence Life & Off- Campus Housing has a lot of fun & interactive events! Please talk with your RA to find out!
Fall 2015 Check-In Weekend Information
Students who have submitted a complete housing application for the 2015/2016 academic year and have received their residence hall placement will be able to check into the residence halls between the hours of 9:00AM and 5:00PM on the following dates:
- New Student Move-In: Saturday, September 5
- Returning Student Move-In: Sunday, September 6
Upon arrival students must park their vehicles in the academic village parking lot and walk to the Office of Residence Life located in Bolivar Hall Storefront. Upon presenting a copy of your NYIT Office of the Bursar Clearance the Office of Residence Life staff will direct you to your assigned residence hall and you will then have the opportunity to bring your vehicle from the parking lot in order to move your items.
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Residence Life & Off-Campus Housing Staff
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