Housing and Residence Life

Residence Halls

Freshman (First Year)

Santoro Hall

Opened in 1994, Santoro Hall accommodates 432 freshmen residents in four- and five-person suites. Each two- or three-person room is connected to another bedroom with a shared bathroom. Santoro Hall is conveniently located next to Hiden-Hussey Commons dining hall on the north side of campus.


Each bedroom contains:

  • Single beds, twin XL 36” x 80” mattress
  • Study desk(s) with two-position chair(s)
  • Closet (2' x 3’) or wardrobe(s)
  • Dresser(s)
  • Basic cable TV service
  • Ethernet and cable outlets
  • In-room sink
  • Small refrigerator/freezer with attached microwave
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Peep holes and electronic card access
  • Window blinds (48” x 72”)

Residents share:

  • Captains Cash or coin-operated laundry room on each floor
  • Multipurpose rooms
  • Study lounges
  • 24-hour front desk assistance while classes are in session
  • Wi-Fi available in the building

Santoro Front Desk (757) 594-8692

Floorplans

Santoro floorplan

York River Hall

York River opened in August 2002. York River Hall is designed to accommodate 538 freshmen residents in four-person suites on four wings of two buildings. Each two- or three-person room is connected to another bedroom with a shared bathroom.


Each bedroom contains:

  • Single bed(s), twin XL 36” x 80” mattress
  • Study desk(s) with two-position chair(s)
  • Wardrobe(s) and dresser(s)
  • Closet (1.5' x 3’)
  • Basic cable TV service
  • Ethernet and cable outlets
  • In-room sink
  • Small refrigerator/freezer with attached microwave
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Peep holes and electronic card access
  • Window blinds (48”–64” x 62”)

Residents share:

  • Captains Cash or coin operated laundry rooms on the 1st and 3rd floor of each building
  • Fire place in main lobby
  • 24-hour front desk assistance while classes are in session
  • Study lounges
  • Multipurpose rooms
  • Wi-Fi available in the building

York River East Front Desk (757) 594–8686

York River West Front Desk (757) 594–8688

Floorplans

York River layout

Potomac River Hall

Potomac River Hall opened August 2004 and accommodates 482 residents in two residential buildings: Potomac North & Potomac South. Residents live in suite-style units and share a common living area and bathroom. This residence hall is located on the west side of campus behind McMurran Hall. Freshman reside in Potomac North.


Each room contains:

  • Single bed(s), twin XL 36” x 80” mattress
  • Study desk(s) with two-position chair(s)
  • Wardrobe(s) and dresser(s)
  • Small refrigerator/freezer with attached microwave
  • Couch or love seat, lounge chair and coffee table in common area
  • Peep hole and electronic door access
  • Basic cable TV service
  • Ethernet and cable outlets
  • Window blinds (55”–64” x 24”–64”)

Residents share:

  • Fire place in the main lobby
  • 24 hour front desk assistance while classes are in sessions
  • Study lounges
  • Multipurpose rooms
  • Captains Cash or coin operated laundry rooms on the 1st and 3rd floors
  • WiFi available in the building

Potomac River North Front Desk (757) 594–8689

Potomac River South Front Desk (757) 594–8690

Floorplans

Potomac River suite layout

Second Year

James River Hall

James River Hall opened in the fall 2000 and accommodates 439 residents in a combination of suites, apartments and theme units. This residence hall is open to second-, third- and fourth-year residents, and is located at the west end of University Place next to Santoro Hall, by the soccer field and tennis court.


Each room contains:

  • Single bed(s), twin XL 36” x 80” mattress
  • Study desk(z) with 2-position chair
  • Wardrobe(s) and dresser(s)
  • Couch or love seat, coffee table and lounge chair in common area
  • Ethernet and cable outlets
  • Basic cable TV service
  • Window blinds
  • Small refrigerator/freezer with attached microwave in suite-style units
  • Full kitchen in apartment and theme units

Residents share:

  • Captains Cash or coin operated laundry rooms on every floor
  • 24-hour front desk assistance while classes are in session
  • Multipurpose rooms
  • Study lounges
  • Wi-Fi available in the building

James River Front Desk (757) 594-7841

Floorplans

James River apartment layout

James River apartment layout

James River apartment layout

James River apartment layout

James River apartment layout

James River suite layout

James River theme unit layout

Warwick River Hall

Warwick River Hall opened in August 2012. The hall accommodates 447 primarily second-year residents in four-, five- and six person suites. Residents share two community kitchens located in the atrium area on each floor.


Each room contains:

  • Single bed(s) with 36” x 80” mattresses
  • Study desk(s) with two-position desk chair(s)
  • Wardrobe(s) and dresser(s)
  • Couch or love seat, coffee table and lounge chair in common area
  • Small refrigerator/freezer with attached microwave
  • Peep holes and electronic card access
  • Basic cable TV service
  • Ethernet and cable outlets

Residents share:

  • Multipurpose rooms
  • Study lounges
  • Community kitchen
  • Wi-Fi available in the building
  • Two Captains Cash or coin-operated laundry rooms on each floor
  • 24-hour front desk assistance while classes are in session

Warwick River East Front Desk (757) 594–0358

Warwick River West Front Desk (757) 594–0278

Floorplans

Warwick River four bed layout

Warwick River four bed layout

Warwick River five bed layout

Warwick River six bed layout

Warwick River six bed layout

Potomac River Hall

Potomac River Hall opened August 2004 and accommodates 482 residents in two residential buildings: Potomac North & Potomac South. Residents live in suite-style units and share a common living area and bathroom. This residence hall is located on the west side of campus behind McMurran Hall. Freshman reside in Potomac North.


Each room contains:

  • Single bed(s), twin XL 36” x 80” mattress
  • Study desk(s) with two-position chair(s)
  • Wardrobe(s) and dresser(s)
  • Small refrigerator/freezer with attached microwave
  • Couch or love seat, lounge chair and coffee table in common area
  • Peep hole and electronic door access
  • Basic cable TV service
  • Ethernet and cable outlets
  • Window blinds (55”–64” x 24”–64”)

Residents share:

  • Fire place in the main lobby
  • 24 hour front desk assistance while classes are in sessions
  • Study lounges
  • Multipurpose rooms
  • Captains Cash or coin operated laundry rooms on the 1st and 3rd floors
  • WiFi available in the building

Potomac River North Front Desk (757) 594–8689

Potomac River South Front Desk (757) 594–8690

Floorplans

Potomac River suite layout

Third Year and Above

James River Hall

James River Hall opened in the fall 2000 and accommodates 439 residents in a combination of suites, apartments and theme units. This residence hall is open to second-, third- and fourth-year residents, and is located at the west end of University Place next to Santoro Hall, by the soccer field and tennis court.


Each room contains:

  • Single bed(s), twin XL 36” x 80” mattress
  • Study desk(z) with 2-position chair
  • Wardrobe(s) and dresser(s)
  • Couch or love seat, coffee table and lounge chair in common area
  • Ethernet and cable outlets
  • Basic cable TV service
  • Window blinds
  • Small refrigerator/freezer with attached microwave in suite-style units
  • Full kitchen in apartment and theme units

Residents share:

  • Captains Cash or coin operated laundry rooms on every floor
  • 24-hour front desk assistance while classes are in session
  • Multipurpose rooms
  • Study lounges
  • Wi-Fi available in the building

James River Front Desk (757) 594-7841

Floorplans

James River apartment layout

James River apartment layout

James River apartment layout

James River apartment layout

James River apartment layout

James River suite layout

James River theme unit layout

CNU Village

CNU Village includes Tyler, Taylor and Wilson apartments, which offer 398 third- and fourth-year residents the opportunity to live in two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments. CNU Village, which opened in 2005, is located above retail establishments designed for the University and the community at large.


Each apartment contains:

  • Fully furnished living room
  • Dining room table and chairs
  • Washer and dryer
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Peep hole and electronic door access
  • Full size kitchen
    • Full size refrigerator
    • Stove and oven
    • Microwave oven
    • Dishwasher
  • Wi-Fi available in the building
  • Window blinds
  • Individually controlled heat and AC

Each bedroom contains:

  • A private bathroom
  • Ethernet and cable outlets
  • Basic cable TV service
  • Study desk with 2 position chair
  • Single bed with 36” x 80” twin XL mattress
  • Window blinds
  • Closet or wardrobe and dresser

East Campus Area Office (757) 594–8693

Floorplans

CNU Village two room layout

CNU Village three room layout

CNU Village four room layout

CNU Apartments

Harrison, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe and Washington apartments were opened in August 2002, offering third- and fourth-year students the independence and convenience of apartment living. Accommodating 355 students these two-, three- and four-bedroom units offer one bathroom for each bedroom.


Each apartment contains:

  • Washer and dryer
  • Full size kitchen
    • Full size refrigerator
    • Stove and oven
    • Microwave oven
    • Dishwasher
  • Dining room table and chairs
  • Fully furnished living room
  • Window blinds
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Individually controlled heat and AC
  • Peep-hole and electronic door access
  • Vaulted ceilings in the fourth floor apartments
  • Wi-Fi available in the building

Each bedroom contains:

  • A private bathroom
  • Ethernet and cable outlets
  • Basic cable TV service
  • Study desk with a two-position chair
  • Single bed with a 36” x 80” mattress
  • A private closet and dresser
  • Window blinds

East Campus Area Office (757) 594–8693

Floorplans

CNU Apartments two room layout

CNU Apartments three room layout

CNU Apartments four room layout

Rappahannock River Hall

Rappahannock River Hall opened August 2013. This residence hall offers third- and fourth-year residents apartment-style living with single- or double-occupancy rooms with a private bathroom in three-, four- or five-person apartments. Rappahannock River hall is located on the west side of Warwick Blvd. between Prince Drew Rd. and Hiden Blvd. featuring an attached garage for convenient parking.


Each apartment contains:

  • Fully furnished living room
  • Dining room table and chairs
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Peep hole and electronic door access
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Full size kitchen
    • Full size refrigerator
    • Stove and Oven
    • Microwave Oven
    • Dishwasher
  • Wi-Fi available in the building
  • Window blinds

Each bedroom contains:

  • A private bathroom
  • Single bed(s), twin XL 36" x 80" mattress
  • Study desk(s) with two-position chair(s)
  • Closet and dresser(s)
  • Window blinds
  • Basic cable TV service

Rappahannock River Hall (757) 594–8169

Greek Housing

CNU Landing

CNU Landing offers two-, three- and four-bedroom town houses reserved for students in fraternities and sororities. Students range from second- to fourth-year residential status.


Each apartment contains:

  • Fully furnished living room
  • Dining room table and chairs
  • Washer and dryer
  • Wall to wall carpet
  • Full size kitchen
    • Full size refrigerator
    • Stove and oven
    • Microwave oven
    • Dishwasher
  • Wi-Fi available in the building
  • Individually controlled heat and AC
  • Window blinds

Each bedroom contains:

  • A private bathroom
  • Ethernet and cable outlets
  • Basic cable TV service
  • Study desk with a two-position chair
  • Single bed with 36” x 80” twin XL mattress
  • Dresser
  • Window blinds
  • A private closet and dresser

East Campus Area Office (757) 594–8693

Floorplans

CNU Landing downstairs layout

CNU Landing upstairs layout

Greek Village

The first four houses of Greek Village opened in August 2016. These are inhabited by third- and fourth-year residents who are members of three sororities and one fraternity - Alpha Phi, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Phi Mu and Sigma Phi Epsilon. There are currently plans to build more houses for other Greek chapters on campus.


Each house contains:

  • Full size chapter kitchen
    • Full size stainless steel refrigerator
    • Stainless steel stove and oven
    • Microwave oven
    • Dishwasher
  • Fully furnished chapter room with hardwood floors
  • Study rooms
  • Elevators
  • Outdoor social and recreational spaces
  • Washers and dryers
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Peep hole and electronic door access
  • Wi-Fi available in the building

Each single- or double-occupancy bedroom contains:

  • A private bathroom
  • Ethernet and cable outlets
  • Basic cable TV service
  • Study desk(s) with two-position chair(s)
  • Single bed(s) with 36” x 80” twin XL mattress
  • Window blinds
  • Wardrobe(s) and/or dresser(s)
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