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The Corcoran's student housing facility is designed to accommodate primarily first-year students. Priority is given to applications from incoming first-year students until May 15. After May 15, returning students and transfer students may submit applications to live in student housing.
The Office of Student Affairs is available to advise on both on- and off-campus housing opportunities.
Reserve Your Campus Housing
To reserve your place in Corcoran housing, download the housing application and return it with your $400 reservation fee (payable by check or credit card) to the Corcoran. Please feel free to contact the Office of Student Affairs with any questions at (202) 639-1801 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apartments Where You’ll Feel at Home
Your apartment in Pennsylvania House is fully furnished and move-in ready with a bedroom, study, bathroom, kitchen and dining area. All you need to bring are bed and bath linens, cooking supplies, dining ware, and decorations. Each apartment features wall-to-wall carpeting, a full-sized bathroom with dressing room, and a kitchen outfitted with full-sized appliances including a refrigerator, gas stove, microwave, and dishwasher.
Two types of apartments are available. A studio apartment accommodates two students and the one-bedroom apartment will accommodate three students. Due to space restrictions, students are not able to request a specific apartment size.
- A private telephone number with voicemail and unlimited local calls
- Internet access
- Basic cable television
- Heat, air conditioning, gas, and electric
- An on-site gym open 24 hours
- Community room reserved specifically for students
- Laundry room
- Private entrance to Marvelous Market
- Front desk that is staffed 24-hours a day
- Underground bicycle storage
For a housing tour, please contact the Office of Admissions at (202) 639-1814. Or, have a look at the housing floor plan and other images.
Roommates and Move-In Day
The Corcoran staff selects your roommate(s), based on your responses to the lifestyle questions on your housing application. You will receive roommate assignment and move-in information through a letter mailed in the summer.
On move-in day, Orientation Leaders will be at Pennsylvania House to welcome and assist you with the check-in and move-in process.
Resident assistants (RAs) live on-site in Corcoran housing, and are available to provide advice and answer any questions. RAs also plan social and informational meetings during the year to promote camaraderie and a sense of community. The housing director, who also lives on site, supervises the RAs.
Costs of Housing
Your Corcoran apartment, which you share with one or two roommates, costs $10,900 per year for the 2013-2014 academic year, payable in two payments of $5450, one at the start of each semester (August and January). Because the housing contract for Corcoran students covers the academic year, you are not committed to a 12-month lease. There is no application fee, first and last month’s rent deposit, or credit check for students. Any financial aid funds remaining after your tuition and fees are paid can be used toward rent.
Additional student housing fees
$400 Reservation Fee
- Due with housing application
- Applied to Fall rent expense upon move-in
- Refundable only if Corcoran cannot provide housing
$250 Damage Deposit
- Due with signed lease
- Non-refundable if students withdraw from housing at any time prior to or during the semester
- Students receive a refund upon move-out depending on the apartment’s condition