Housing & Residential Life

Living and learning in NYC.

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Make yourself at home in Manhattan.

Nothing compares to life in NYC. It's colorful, fast-paced, and never dull. 

You can choose to live in our space at the brand-new FOUND Study - Midtown East residence hall, or strike out on your own to find a place that fits your individual needs.

 

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FOUND Study - Midtown East

LIM has two dedicated floors at the brand-new FOUND Study in Midtown East.

This modern student residence is in the heart of Manhattan at Lexington Ave. and 51st St. -- a quick walk from both of our academic buildings and steps from multiple subway and bus lines. 

Renovated in 2022, FOUND Study features double rooms w/private bathrooms, a fitness center, rooftop lounge (coming May 2023), 24hr security, laundry room, communal kitchen and dining room, as well as numerous co-living amenities.

LIM will occupy two floors with standard double rooms, deluxe doubles, and limited single rooms.

All rooms will include:

  • One microwave
  • One refrigerator
  • One closet

Rooms also include one set of furniture per resident, including:

  • Twin XL bed and mattress 2-drawer dresser
  • Desk
  • Desk chair

Deluxe double rooms include a kitchenette, which includes a refrigerator and microwave as well as a sink and electric cooktop.

Address: 569 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022

  • 24-hour security, including staffing and turnstile/keycard access
  • 24-hour on-site maintenance
  • Large and small classrooms and study space
  • Library and computer stations with printing area
  • Communal kitchen and dining area
  • Movie screening/lounge area
  • Storage lockers and bike storage
  • Automated package alert system and mail/package room
  • 24/7 fitness center
  • Rooftop lounge (coming May 2023)
  • Events and programming for all FOUND residents and specific programming and support for LIM students
  • Live-in professional and student staff

 

New and returning students can apply using the housing application on Slate. The application is coming soon. Please submit the application and the $725 housing deposit to complete your application.

Deadlines and Waitlist

May 1: Priority deadline for new and continuing students

May 16: Students notified if approved for a spot or if they are offered a position on the waitlist.

May 2 - June 15: Application remains open, and spots approved as received or added to the waitlist (if student would like to be)

June 13: Secondary wave of assignments communicated Assign students as space available and send a confirmation email to those assigned on June 13 Students presented option to stay on waitlist or be refunded and released

June 14 and later: Consider feasibility of continuing to take applications based on current demand and waitlist

Late July: Room assignments and roommates shared with students via email

Mid-August: Communicate with waitlist about their status, provide option to withdraw from waitlist

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  • .6 mile, 12 minute walk to 5th Ave
  • .4 mile, 8 minute walk to Maxwell Hall

 

The building has 24/7 on-site security and access is managed by card swipes and turnstiles at all times.

LIM will have a live-in, professional Residential Community Coordinator living on the premise as well as four student Residential Community Advisors. These staff will support programming, outreach, and student support exclusively for LIM students in the building. FOUND Study has on-call professional and student staff as well, including a Residence Director, Resident Advisors, security, and maintenance staff.

For the 2022-2022 academic year, the cost for housing will be:

  • Deluxe double room (with kitchenette): $15,525
  • Double room: $14,625
  • Single room*: $21,141
  • Triple room*: $13,275

All prices are for the entire academic year. Room type requests are not guaranteed.

* Limited number of single-occupancy and triple-occupancy rooms with private bathrooms

Students are able to use their financial aid to pay for housing. This does not apply to the deposit and they will need to pay for this when they submit their housing application. Students should work with their financial aid counselor in SFS to complete the necessary paperwork to apply for financial aid to help cover the cost of their housing.

Payments are due by July 27 for tuition and fees

  • Financial aid can be utilized to help cover the cost of housing.
    • Parent PLUS Loans
    • Private Student Loans (Sallie Mae, College Ave, etc.)
  • Payment for the Fall semester is due by July 27, 2022.
    • Payment Plans are available to spread out the cash payments www.limcollege.edu/pay
  • Students utilizing financial aid need to have their paperwork in order by July 27th.
    • Each student will have an assigned Financial Aid Counselor who can help them through the process.

More information to come!

  • Students may select a student as a roommate for a double room
    • Add the name of your selected roommate into your housing application
    • Both students must select each other in the application process
    • If you find a roommate after your application is already submitted, please email residencelife [at] limcollege.edu with this information ASAP and we will do our best to honor requests, both students must email us with this information for your request to be considered
  • Gender inclusive housing is an option, students can choose any roommate they would like and as long as requests are mutual we will do our best to honor them
  • To ensure student roommate requests are given priority, both students must meet all application and payment deadlines
  • Students looking for roommates can attend our Roommate Mixers to meet and mingle with other students and meet potential roommates.
    • Dates coming soon.

Students will receive automated alerts notifying them of package arrivals. The building has a secured package room staffed during set hours when students can retrieve packages on the main floor of the building

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Other Housing Options

Off-Campus Housing

If FOUND Study - Midtown East doesn't offer the kind of accommodations and lifestyle you're looking for, here are some resources to help find the place you'll call home.

(The links and information on this page are for informational purposes only. LIM College does not have a relationship with/endorse any entity listed here.)

Student Housing Not Affiliated with LIM

These are options in NYC that are not affiliated with LIM but provide housing specifically for college students.

Educational Housing Services

92Y Residence

International House (graduate only)

Residence Hall @ Brooklyn College

The Towers at City College

Search Agents

These are websites that may be helpful in finding off campus apartments in the NYC area.

StreetEasy

Localize.city

Zumper

Renthop

Additional Resources

These are other resources that can help make your move a bit easier.

Address Report

College Boxes

Compass