Baker Hall

Building Type: 
100 Tower Parkway
Efficiency, One-, Two-bedroom units
Rental Costs: 
Academic Year: $9,672 (per bedroom) - $17,680
Air-conditioning throughout, All utilities included in rent (heat, hot water, electricity), Coin laundry on site, Heat and hot water included in rent

Building Description

Baker Hall is a recently renovated dormitory with air-conditioning throughout as well as, sustainable and low-emitting materials. The building offers one and two-bedroom units, housing 111 students. Each residential wing has a large, open student lounge with comfortable seating, tables, and chairs. Each unit will have a similar layout, a small kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom(s) (to be shared by two graduate students).

Occupancy Policy

Law students are given priority to live in this community. 

Facilities, Furniture, and Other Features

  • There are 50 two-bedroom units, 10 one-bedroom units, and one studio efficiency unit located throughout the three-floor building. 
  • Each bedroom has University-provided furniture: twin-xl bed, mattress, bedside tables, desk and desk chair, five-drawer dresser (queen beds in 1 bedroom units).
  • All units are furnished with locally sourced/made custom wood furniture. The common rooms in each unit include: wood coffee table, table/chair, lounge chair, and queen-sized sleeper sofa
  • All rooms have modern, high quality finishes, including tile, cork, and carpeted surfaces
  • There is a kitchen in each unit that includes a cooktop, full-height refrigerator/freezer, full-size microwave/convection oven, built-in (cook) bookshelf, and quartz countertops with a decorative backsplash.
  • Bathrooms include a walk-in shower with glass partition
  • Rooms have windows with mini-blinds or pull-down shades

Internet Access, Cable TV, and Mail/Package Delivery

  • Rooms in Baker Hall are provided with Wifi and Internet TV service in each unit. Students accessing the Yale network must register their computers at for full use of the Internet.
  • Mail delivery is not accepted at Baker Hall. Students can rent a PO Box at Yale Station upon arriving.
  • All package deliveries should be directed to the Yale Student Package Center, 77 Broadway Lower Level; Please also include Baker Hall and your room number.
  • Law students may receive packages at their department. 

Other Amenities

  • Students have access to landscaped and partially-covered courtyard and bike storage, coin-operated basement laundry room, with study lounge and vending machines. The common rooms are a comfortable place for quiet study and dorm meetings, and are equipped with a TV and DVD player.

Security Access for Residential Areas

  • For security purposes, the front door of Baker Hall is a locked door. Students need a valid, programmed Yale ID card to access the building and a key to open their bedroom door.

Floor Plans and 360 Videos

These are sample floor plans only. Each room may vary in floor plan and size.

  • Residential Kitchen
  • Residential Lounge