Campus Residence Halls

Woodlands Halls 4 and 5 on a sunny day
SUNY Old Westbury offers two distinct styles of living:
  • Our Woodlands Residence Halls offer a traditional, center-hall structure where students live among and get to know floormates from all walks of life.
  • The Academic Village Residence Halls offer a more independent living opportunity with suite-style accommodations. 

Placement of students

  • First-year students are predominantly housed in Woodlands Halls
  • Returning upper-class students have the option for a suite-styled experience in our Academic Village

About Our Halls

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Students walking among the Woodlands Halls on a sunny day

The Woodlands Residence Halls are a collection of five buildings constructed along a series of courtyards.

For Fall 2022, all Woodland Halls will  return to regular occupancy rooms. For Fall 2022, all rooms will be assigned with roommates

Student rooms come furnished with the following items: 

  • Student bed (twin XL) 
  • Student mattress (twin XL) 
  • Night stand (with wheels or without) 
  • 2 stackable drawer
  • Wardrobe (tall)
  • Desk
  • Desk hutch
  • Desk chair
  • Data ports (DS-3 service)
  • Independent heating and central air controls

Woodlands Halls feature: 

  • Social and study lounges on each floor
  • Laundry (each floor) and kitchen first floor
  • State-of-the-art security and fire safety technologies
  • Elevator

Photo Albums of Campus Resdience Halls

Enjoy a 360 Video Tour of the woodlands Residence Halls

academic village halls
Tubman Hall of the Academic Village

The Academic Village provides suite-style living which affords upper division residents (juniors and seniors) the independence of "off-campus living" without leaving campus. 

Suite-Style Living 

Each suite features 3 to four 4 rooms along with a shared Common Area. For Fall 2022, all rooms will be assigned as singles.

Suite Highlights 

  • A bedroom to yourself
  • A bathroom available just for you and your suitemates
  • A shared space to gather in your suite
  • Convenient campus resources a brief walk away
  • Laundry facility on site
  • Professional staff to help you
    • Access to Resident Assistant 
    • A full-time live-in residence hall director 
    • 24/hr on-site maintenance staff
    • University Police coverage
  • Nearby parking
  • Please note that Air Conditioning and elevators are not available in the suites.

Suite Furniture

Each student in the suite has their own

  • Student bed (twin XL)
  • Student mattress (twin XL)
  • 5 drawer dressers
  • Built in closet
  • Desk
  • Chair

Photo Album of Halls (Includes AV sample suite layout).

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Points of interest for resident students