sojournertruthapartments

Meet the Staff

John Newhouse, Residence Life Coordinator

Phone Number:848-932-4765
Email:John.Newhouse@rutgers.edu

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Alexandra Cupello Waters, College Avenue Campus Director

Cupello_AlexPhone Number: 848-932-7209
Email: acupello@rci.rutgers.edu

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Opening in the Fall of 2016, Sojourner Truth Apartments are a 14-story, U-shaped university apartment building at the corner of College Avenue and Hamilton Street. Named for abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth, a former slave who was owned as a young girl by the family of Rutgers’ first president Jacob Hardenbergh, College Avenue’s newest residence hall features 135 single-bedroom apartments (up to four bedrooms per unit) on 13 residential floors. The building will house 442 continuing students.

The first floor of the Sojourner Truth Apartments will be home to The Yard, a New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO) multi-use project that will feature communal areas and green spaces, along with a select retailers and restaurants.

PrintType: Apartment

JoinUSNumber of Students: 442

FloorsIcon2Number of Floors: 13 residential floors

SizeIconAverage Room Size: Varies

AvailIconAvailability: Continuing students

bag of chipsContract Type: Undergraduate Academic Year (9 month – Two Semesters)

The College Avenue Apartments are situated above The Yard, a multi-use project by the New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO). Featuring common areas, green spaces, and a video monitor, the Yard will also be home to select retailers and restaurants, including: honeygrow, RU Hungry, Krispy Pizza, Bella’s Burger Shack, Jersey Mike’s, House of Cupcakes, and Starbucks.

Residents of the College Avenue Apartments also live right in the middle of Easton Avenue’s copious dining and shopping opportunities and are close to the New Brunswick train station, academic buildings, and the Barnes and Noble campus bookstore.

  • Air conditioning available throughout the building
  • Vending machines
  • Wifi throughout the building
  • Fitness center (located on 2nd floor)
  • Laundry facility
  • 24/7 security desk
  • Building main lounge
  • Building study lounge
  • Sky lounges on 14th floor with views of NYC skyline
  • Floor lounge(s)
  • Private bathroom in apartment
  • Elevator
  • Ramp leading into building an entranceway
  • Automated building entrance doors

What’s included in my apartment?

  • Full sized bed and mattress
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Blinds or curtains
  • Wifi in bedrooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Carpeted flooring
  • 2 drawers come under the bed
  • Nightstand with 1 drawer
  • Couch
  • Arm chair
  • Coffee Table
  • Side Table(s)
  • TV Stand
  • Kitchen island with chairs
  • Cable TV ready
  • Hallway storage space/closet
  • Air conditioning
  • Linoleum flooring
  • Sink
  • Full size refrigerator
  • Stove/oven
  • Kitchen comes with microwave
  • Cabinet space
  • Pantry room
  • Room closet/pantry sizes may vary
  • 2-bedroom apartments have 1 bathroom
  • 3-bedroom apartments have 1.5 bathrooms
  • 4-bedroom apartments have 2 bathrooms