Halls & Apartments

Tinsley Hall

College Ave. Campus

Tinsley is a traditional residence hall erected in 1962. It is named for the generous benefactor John F. Tinsley (1880-1952). Tinsley was an Alumni Trustee of Rutgers University (1932-1939) and a trustee of the university (1939-1952). It is located on "Bishop Beach", at the center of College located near 12 other residence halls on College Ave, making one feel connected with their community. It ss also adjacent to the Rutgers Student Center, Gym and Au Bon Pain.

Type: Traditional Residence Hall
Number of Students: 200
Number of Floors: 4
Average Room Size: 16 X 12
Availability: First-year students
Contract Type: Undergraduate Academic Year (Two Semesters)
113 College Avenue
New Brunswick NJ, 08901-8544
What's Nearby?

Adjacent to Brower Commons Dining Hall, Health Services, and Rutgers Student Center. Very close to the College Avenue Gym and Alexander Library. Easy access to College Avenue academic buildings. Just a short walk to downtown New Brunswick and Easton Avenue shops and restaurants.


Tile floors and blinds, located directly on College Avenue.

  • 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
  • Elevator
  • Main lounge
  • There are two bathrooms per floor
  • Wireless networking in lounge