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 recently renovated 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 its own dedicated floors at FOUND Study - Midtown East.

This modern high-rise student residence is in the heart of Manhattan at Lexington Ave. and 51st St.—a quick walk from both of our academic buildings, steps from multiple subway and bus lines, and right around the corner from an NYPD police precinct. 

Renovated in 2022, FOUND Study features double rooms w/private bathrooms, a fitness center, 24hr security, a laundry room, bike storage, a communal kitchen and dining room, as well as numerous other co-living amenities.

 Standard double rooms, deluxe doubles, and a limited number of single rooms are available.

All rooms include:

  • One microwave
  • One refrigerator
  • One closet

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

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

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

Street Address: 569 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022 (between East 50th and East 51st Streets)

  • 24-hour security, including staffed reception desk and turnstile/keycard access
  • 24-hour on-site maintenance
  • Live-in professional and student staff
  • Communal kitchen and dining area
  • 24/7 fitness center
  • Movie screening/lounge area
  • Storage lockers and bike storage
  • Automated package alert system and mail/package room
  • Classrooms and study space
  • Library and computer stations with printing area
  • Events and programming for all FOUND residents and special programming and support for LIM students

Fall 2024 Deadlines and Timeline

  • March 1: Fall 2024 Housing Application live for returning students, Early Action students, and Honors students
  • March 20: Housing Application live for all incoming students
  • June 1: Priority deadline for new and continuing students
  • June 16: Students notified if approved for a spot or if they are offered a position on the waitlist
  • Ongoing: Application remains open, and spots approved as received or added to the waitlist (if student would like to be)
  • Early-August: Room assignments and roommates shared with students via email
  • Early-August: Communication with waitlisted students about their status
  • August 25: New Graduate Student and New International Student Residence Hall Move-In
  • August 28: New Undergraduate Student and New International Student Residence Hall Move-In

 

LIM Housing FAQs

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

 

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

The NYPD's 17th precinct is located directly around the corner from FOUND Study - Midtown East.

LIM has a professional Residential Community Coordinator living on the premises, as well as multiple student Residential Community Advisors. These staff support programming, outreach, and student support for LIM students living in the building.

FOUND Study also has its own professional and student staff, including a Residence Director, Resident Advisors, security, and maintenance staff.

For the 2024-2025 academic year, the cost for housing is:

  • Standard double room: $16,371
  • Deluxe double room (with kitchenette): $18,441
  • Junior deluxe double room (with kitchenette): $17,451
  • Single room*: $22,041
  • Triple room*: $14,211

All prices are for the entire academic year. 

*There are a limited number of single-occupancy and triple-occupancy rooms.

Students can use their financial aid to pay for housing. This does not apply to the deposit, which they will need to pay when they submit their housing application. Students should work with their Financial Aid Counselor in LIM's Office of Student Financial Services to complete the necessary paperwork to apply for financial aid to help cover the cost of housing.

Payments for tuition and fees are due by July 25, 2025.

  • Financial aid that 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 25, 2025.
    • Payment Plans are available to spread out the cash payments. 
  • Students utilizing financial aid need to have their paperwork in order by July 25, 2025.
    • Each student will have an assigned Financial Aid Counselor who can help them through the process.

Visit our Move-In page for all the details.

  • Students may select another student as a roommate in a double room.
    • Add the name of your selected roommate to 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@limcollege.edu with this information ASAP and we will do our best to honor your requests. Both students must email us with this request in order for it to be considered.
  • Gender-inclusive housing is available. 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 potential roommates.

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

Students who are moving in can schedule packages to arrive no earlier than 48 hours prior to their move-in. 

Please mail packages to:

YOUR NAME
569 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10022

Other Housing Options

Off-Campus Housing

If FOUND Study - Midtown East doesn't offer what 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 or endorse any entity listed here.

Student Housing Not Affiliated with LIM

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

Educational Housing Services

92Y Residence

International House (graduate only)

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

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

College Boxes

Compass

 

 

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