2016-2017 Academic Catalog: Housing & Residential Life

Phillip Bernard, Director
The Apartments @ 525, Room 101
617-989-4160

The Office of Housing and Residential Life (OHRL) promotes a safe and inclusive residential community that supports student success through intentionally designed programs and services.

Wentworth accommodates over 2200 students in 15 residential buildings that are organized into seven communities.

  • Baker Hall is a traditional-style residence hall. The five floors in Baker Hall provide a community atmosphere with frequent opportunities to interact with other students. The building has community lounges for group studying or socializing.
  • Evans Way Hall/Tudbury Hall is comprised of suites accommodating 4 to 12 students.  Each suite has a central living room, one to two bathrooms and two to four bedrooms. This community also has a study room, exercise room and a multi-purpose auditorium.
  • The Apartments @ 525 houses upperclass students in apartments of four to five people. 70% of the bedrooms in the Apartments @525 are singles, and each apartment has a common area, kitchen with a dishwasher, bathroom, and washer/dryer. This area also features a bicycle storage room and public meeting rooms.
  • 610 Huntington Avenue houses upperclass students in apartments with double bedrooms, a common area, kitchen and bathroom. 610 Huntington Avenue also features an exercise room, a large lounge, a pool room and a meeting/study area.
  • 555 Huntington Avenue houses upperclass students in apartments ranging from 4 to 9 students in single, double, and triple bedrooms. All apartments have a kitchen area, a common area and bedrooms.  Each floor has a lounge/study area.
  • Edwards/Rodgers Apartments houses upperclass students in two person studio and three person one-bedroom apartments. Each apartment has a kitchen and dining area, bathroom, living room and bedroom. (In the studios, the living and bedroom are one room.) 
  • Louis Prang/Vancouver Apartments are available for upperclass students. These apartments offer a variety of living arrangements from studio apartments to multiple person apartments. All units have kitchen and bathroom facilities and provide the off-campus apartment feel with the convenience of living on campus. 

Each of the residential communities are coeducational and overseen by a building staff which includes a live-in professional Resident Director / Assistant Resident Director and student Resident Assistants. Building staff are responsible for creating an inclusive, welcoming, educational and purposeful community which focuses on personal and social student development. If students have questions or concerns about their living situation, they are encouraged to seek the help of the Resident Assistants or the Resident Director who oversee their residential community.

For more information, visit our website at http://www.wit.edu/reslife, email housing@wit.edu, call 617-989-4160, or visit the Housing and Residential Life Office located in The Apartments @ 525, room 101.