Students who live and learn at Rutgers–Camden enjoy the convenience of campus living, and the camaraderie of their neighbors. Whether you live on campus or commute here, we want to make sure you feel at home. 

On-Campus Housing

Our comfortable, spacious suites and apartments feature modern amenities and the conveniences of a home away from home. Plus, you’ll get to class fast. You can walk to all our classrooms in 10 minutes or less.

Residence Suites and Apartments
undergraduate residence hall

Camden Tower Suites

The 10-story facility is the primary on-campus housing space for first-year students. Each furnished suite features three bedrooms to accommodate six students plus a living room and bathroom with vanity area.

Camden Apartments

This six-story building includes fully furnished two- and four-bedroom apartments with a living room, kitchen, dining area, and bathroom with vanity area.

330 Cooper Street
330 Cooper Street

Opened in 2012, this 12-story building features one-, three-, and four-bedroom apartments with stainless steel kitchen appliances and full-sized beds.

Special Themed Floors

You'll connect with other students who have similar academic interests and career goals by living in a Themed Floor Community. These unique living/learning experiences feature special workshops and study trips organized by and for your themed floor. Some examples:

  • Business floor: Receive peer mentoring and support tailored to business students. You’ll be able to network starting your first day on campus.
  • Health and medical sciences floor: Biology, nursing, and pre-medical science majors can live in an environment with students who understand the challenges of these programs.
  • Transfer students: Living with other transfer students can help you make new connections. Staff on this floor will help you get acquainted with your new home.

How to Apply

Students who have accepted their admission may apply for housing after receiving a Rutgers NetID.

Apply for Housing

Why Live on Campus?

One price covers everything.

Rent, utilities (including heating and air-conditioning, satellite television, internet), the cost of laundry—it's all included.

Fast internet and premium satellite TV.

You'll have digital satellite television with premium channels, and high-speed wired and wireless internet access.

Convenient laundry facilities.

Laundry rooms are in each residential building and feature high-efficiency washers.

24/7 security.

The entrances to residence hall buildings are monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by Rutgers security staff.

Convenient housing contracts.

Academic year, calendar year, and summer-only contracts available.

Off-Campus Housing Options

Camden and the surrounding region offer many lifestyle options: local neighborhoods, old-fashioned small towns, close and convenient suburbs, and Philadelphia, ranked by Fast Company as one of the top 20 most livable cities in the world for work and play balance.

Popular choices:

  • The Cooper Grant neighborhood, adjacent to campus along the Camden Waterfront, is a culturally diverse, civically active, and architecturally rich historic district.
  • Philadelphia, with its diverse neighborhoods and housing options, delivers cosmopolitan living and a quick commute.
  • Collingswood and Haddon Township, minutes away in New Jersey, attract students and professionals with walkable downtowns, an eclectic restaurant scene, and lively arts communities.

Your Dining Options
Campus Center dining hall

  • The Campus Center features a full-service dining hall for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks—and even take-out service.
  • Starbucks Coffee, also in the Campus Center, is indispensable for morning eye-openers and afternoon pick-me-ups.
  • The Bridge Café, located in the law school, serves up soup, sandwiches, snacks, and drinks.
  • The Corner in the Campus Center offers great grab-and-go options when you’re on the run.

Neighborhood options range from Asian-American cuisine to New York-style pizza to traditional pub fare—all within walking distance.

Meal Plans

Rutgers–Camden meal plans are dollars-based, meaning you select the anticipated dollar amount of meals for a semester. Meal plans are available to on-campus residents and commuters and can be utilized at the dining hall in the Campus Center, the Bridge Café, and Starbucks in the Campus Center.