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Located in the heart of the world famous Herald Square neighborhood, the New Yorker is surrounded by New York City landmarks including Macy's, Madison Square Garden, Penn Station, and the Broadway Theater District. Enjoy the amazing shopping, restaurants, sites and sounds of this dynamic, exciting neighborhood. The New Yorker is conveniently located near all mass transit subway lines and the Port Authority Bus Station.


  • Spring 2018 (January through April): $7,820
  • Summer 1 2018 (May and June): $4,140

*You will be billed through your Northeastern University account at the beginning of each of the semesters. The cost for the co-op term (full 6 months) is comparable to an NU on-campus rate and will be billed to your NU account as a housing charge. Rates are subject to change.*



NYC Housing:  Northeastern University has a contract with Educational Housing Services.  They manage the two locations we have in New York and have onsite security and staff.  Co-op Connections handles all aspects of placement, billing, and Move-In/Move-Out.

The New Yorker:

  • Located at 481 Eighth Avenue in New York City, it is a 43-story Art Deco hotel that opened in 1930.
  • The New Yorker is still a fully functioning hotel
  • 20 ROOMS – 20 Beds (initially available)
  • Single rooms ONLY – One bed with private bath
  • All Northeastern University rooms are located on the 9th floor
  • New shared kitchen and lounge area on the 15th floor
  • Each students will be provided with a bed, desk, dresser and closet
  • There is a mini-fridge and a TV monitor with cable in each room
  • All utilities are included such as heating, cooling, electricity, internet and cable
  • Rate of room includes access to hotel gym located in building
  • New Gym included with cost of housing
  • Great Location:
    • Across the street from Penn Station (L.I.R.R., Amtrak and Madison Square Garden)
    • Subway station is “34th Street Penn Station” for the A, C and E train
  • GUEST POLICY: You MUST sign in all overnight guests prior to stay. There is a $5.00 charge for all overnight guests.  This money goes into an account for student programming.
  • RATE:
    • Spring 2018 (January through April): $7,820
    • Summer 1 2018 (May and June): $4,140

DEPOSIT: (Must fill out application and submit to Co-op Connections before making deposit)

  • $400 ($200 for each term)
  • Student may transfer on-campus housing deposit if already made
  • Deposit returned ONLY if student cancels in writing BEFORE the November 1st deadline (listed on the application). If student does not cancel in writing prior to the deadline, deposit and cost of ENTIRE term is charged to their account

For more information please contact Sonya Cottam ( to set up an appointment

Applications and Payments

How do I apply?
You can attend a Beyond Boston Housing Workshop  and/or make an appointment with Co-op Connections Staff. After completing this step, you can submit the Housing Application here. Once Co-op Connections has received the application the Director will give you deposit authorization.

How much is the housing deposit?
You are required to pay a $400 deposit when you submit your Beyond Boston Housing Application that will go towards the housing payment.

How will I be billed?
You will be billed to your NU account in the same manner as NU on-campus housing.

Can I transfer my on-campus housing deposit to a Beyond Boston Housing deposit?
Yes, but you should first contact the Co-op Connections Manager and she will walk you through the process.

If I decide not to live in the Beyond Boston Housing I applied for, or if I can’t get the Beyond Boston job I wanted, do I still have to pay for the room?
You must cancel your housing in writing with the Co-op Connections Manager 45 days prior to the official start date of the co-op term to avoid paying any housing fees. If you cancel within 45 days of the official start date of the co-op term you will be responsible for ALL 26 weeks of payment.


Can I move in early/ stay late?
Any early arrival/ late departure must be cleared by the Co-op Connections Manager.

 Room and Building Amenities

Are the rooms furnished?
Yes. Each room is furnished with a twin-sized bed, desk, and dresser for each student. However, you are responsible for bringing your own linens.

Is there a kitchen in the room?
No. Each room is equipped with a refrigerator and there are communal kitchens on your floor.

Is there a bathroom in the room?
Yes, you will have a private bathroom.

Do I have to pay for cable or internet?
Cable is already available in the room at no cost when you arrive. You do not have to pay for the internet. All you need to bring is an Ethernet (CAT5) cord to hook up your own computer.

Do I have to pay utilities?
No. Utilities are included in the cost of the room.

Who should I contact if something in the room is broken?
You should contact your residence staff. More information will be given to you upon check-in. If you are having trouble contacting your residence staff, email the Co-op Connections Manager for help.

Is there laundry in the building?
Yes. The laundry room is located in the lower level of the building. Machines are card- operated.

Is there a fitness center?
Yes. The fitness center is located on the lower level of the building. A room key is required for entry.

Policies and Procedures

Is there anything I am not allowed to bring?
A list of prohibited items is available in the New Yorker Residence Guide.

Who should I contact if something in my room is broken?
You should contact your residence staff.

Who should I contact in an emergency?
In an emergency, you should call 911.

What is the guest policy?
Guest policies are stated in the New Yorker Residence Guide.