Quinnipiac University

First-Year and Sophomore Housing Options

The Commons

The Commons is a co-ed building by floor, and each hallway is home to approximately 50 residents. Bathrooms are located in the hallway, and each room has 4 loft beds, 4 desks, 4 free-standing closets and 4 separate phone and computer lines. The building also has one kitchen and one laundry area in each of the 3 lobbies.

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Experience The Commons

Despite its name, the Commons is anything but common when it comes to the community that forms there each year. Join first-year student Drake Marchese as he shows you around the Commons residence hall in this episode of Quinnipiac Dorm Tours.

Room and Hall Features

Hall Features:

  • 82 double rooms
  • 5 paraprofessional staff members
  • 6 lounges
  • Community bathroom in each wing
  • Laundry facilities
  • Co-ed by wing within the building

Room Features:

  • Bedroom dimensions: 17’ x 12’
  • Bedroom windows: 5’2” x 4’2”
  • Carpeted floors


  • Mattress: 36” x 80” x 6” (twin extra long sheets)


  • Dimensions: 57”L x 25”W x 30”H
  • 3 drawers
  • 1 desk chair


  • Dimensions: 36”L x 24”W x 72”H


  • Wireless connectivity (WiFi)

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