Centennial Hall, our newest apartment-style residence hall, located on Madison Ave. in Albany, N.Y. It houses 224 returning students in 2- and 4-person apartments.

Each apartment has single bedrooms fully furnished with a standard twin bed, desk, chair, dresser, and wardrobe. There is a couch, chair, end table and TV stand in the living room and a kitchen table and chairs in the dining area. Each kitchen is equipped with a stove, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, and a dishwasher and so students are not required to be on a meal plan. Each bathroom is standard with the vanity area outside of the shower/toilet area. The apartments have WIFI internet and cable TV.

Within the building, you have access to free laundry on each floor as well as bike storage on the first floor. There are a number of lounges throughout the building to suit your moods! There is a large lounge on the first floor when you enter the building as well as a TV lounge on the 3rd floor. Throughout the building, there are collaboration and study lounges where you can go to do group work at a conference table or sit in comfortable chairs and do some studying – your choice! Centennial Hall features an outdoor courtyard area off the rear entrance to the building for both planned and impromptu functions on the lawn. The entire building is part of our wireless network

Students living in Centennial Hall are allowed to stay in the building during the breaks but must move out in May at the end of the academic year.

2-Person Apartment Styles

Options for 2-person apartments in Centennial Hall

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4-Person Apartment Styles

Options for 4-person apartments in Centennial Hall

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Quick Facts about Centennial Hall

  • Size: approx. 94,000 square feet
  • Cost: $17.5 million, financed through a tax-exempt bond
  • Architect: EYP Architecture & Engineering, Albany
  • Builder: Sano-Rubin Construction Services, Albany
  • Landscape: Saratoga Associates, Saratoga Springs
  • Commissioning: O’Dea Lynch Abbattista Consulting Engineers, Hawthorne
  • Owner Consultant/Program Manager: Brailsford & Dunlavey, Washington, D.C.
  • Site/Civil Engineer: Hershberg & Hershberg, Albany
  • Start of construction: summer 2011
  • Completion: summer 2012
  • Number of beds: 225 (224 students, plus Residence Life professional staff)
  • Number of living units: 66 apartment-style units with two and four bedrooms