Halls & Apartments

Helyar House

Cook/Douglass Campus

Helyar House is a traditional residence hall that provides cooperative living, including a full service kitchen. It was completed in 1968. This building was named after Frank G. Heylar, who was born February 6, 1883 in New Brunswick. He obtained a B.Sc. (University of Vermont, 1905), Hon. Litt.D. (Rutgers University 1948); The House's program of cooperative living is based on earlier programs to help students with affordable on-campus housing. The Helyar House program was originally set up for male students, but became co-ed in 2002.

Type: Traditional Residence Hall
Number of Students: 38
Number of Floors: 2
Average Room Size: 12 X 15
Availability: First-year students, Continuing students
Contract Type: Undergraduate Academic Year - 9 Month Contracts (Two Semesters)
20 College Farm Road
New Brunswick NJ, 08901-1573
What's Nearby?

Neilson Dining Hall, Cook Campus Student Center, Chang Library, Cook/Douglass Recreation Center, Intramural fields, Walk to Douglass Campus Center, Douglass Library, Laurie Music Library, Rutgers Arts Center complex


Room floors are tiled.

  • Bathroom and shower facilities available on each floor
  • Cable TV and Ethernet
  • Community Kitchen
  • Each room has a extra long bed, dresser, desk and chair
  • Each room has two closets
  • Large Screen TVs in Lounge
  • Laundry room in building
  • Main lounge
  • Microwave/refrigerator unit in each room
  • Wireless networking in lounge