Dorm vs Apt Comparison Chart

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Topic Dormitory Apartment
Description Single occupancy rooms Efficiencies. One, two and three-bedroom units, which include private bath, kitchen, living room
Length of lease 9 months (Aug – May) 11 months (Aug 1–June 30), 1st year. 12 month renewable option
Security deposit $700 per resident, charged to SFAS account $700 per resident, charged to SFAS account
Billing-cycle Per semester (June and October) Monthly
Subletting Not permitted Only during summer months - restrictions apply. Must be Yale affiliate
Bathrooms Shared HHH - gender specific. Harkness - co-ed except 8th floor (all female) and 6th floor (all male) One bathroom in each apartment
Family housing No Whitehall and Esplanade only
Furnishing Furnished Unfurnished
Utilities Included Varies depending on building
Parking

No, contact Yale Parking for nearest student parking

On Yale Shuttle Line

Varies depending on building

On Yale Shuttle Line

Pets No No
Personal property insurance Required, will be purchased on your behalf and charged to SFAS account. May be waived with proof of insurance by deadline. Required, will be purchased on your behalf and charged to SFAS account. May be waived with proof of insurance by deadline.