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Student Housing

Fordham Housing

A limited number of dorm rooms at the Lincoln Center campus are available to LL.M. students in McMahon Hall, which houses both undergraduate and law students.  The Residential Life Office makes housing assignments on a "first come, first served" basis.   For applications and information, visit the Law Student Housing website.

>>click here to access the Law Student Housing website 

If you are admitted and enrolled at Fordham and are interested in applying for housing at McMahon Hall (Law School dorms), please visit www.fordham.edu/waitlistlc.

Fordham also offers some graduate housing at 134 West 58th Street, a short walk to the Law School.  For more information about this housing option, please visit the Graduate Housing website.

>>click here to access the Graduate Housing website

Note: Fordham housing is not generally available for S.J.D. students and is extremely limited for exchange students. 

All questions regarding on-campus housing should be directed to the Office of Residential Life at 212-636-7100 or reslifelc@fordham.edu

Off-Campus Housing

Most students live off-campus, either in Manhattan or in other boroughs of New York City or in New Jersey.  An excellent public transportation network makes it easy to travel into and within New York City.  Options for housing unrelated to Fordham include Educational Housing Services (EHS), a not-for-profit organization that offers furnished housing to students in New York City, and the International House, which is located just a short subway ride from Fordham Law School. 

Students also use a range of other web-based services such as Craigslist or Street Easy to locate housing.  Students should be cautious when using these websites to avoid being scammed, particularly if they are not present in New York to view an apartment before committing to it. 

Note that many apartments in New York are only available through brokers who charge fees (often equivalent to one month's rent or 15% of a one-year lease) for connecting potential renters with apartments.  For students interested in using a broker to locate an apartment, some reputable firms include Prudential Douglas Elliman (http://www.prudentialelliman.com), Citi-Habitats (http://www.citi-habitats.com) and Corcoran Group (http://www.corcoran.com).