Sojourner Truth Apartments

Sojourner Truth Entrance


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.

  • Type of Residence Hall: Apartments
  • Number of Students: 436
  • Average Room Size: Varies
  • Availability: Continuing Students
  • Contract Type: Undergraduate Academic Year (Two Semesters 9-Month)
What's Nearby?

The Sojourner Truth 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: Bubbleology, honeygrow, RU Hungry, Rutgers Mailroom, Krispy Pizza, Jersey Mike’s, and Starbucks.

Residents of the Sojourner Truth 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.

Features & Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Vending machines
  • Wifi throughout the building
  • Fitness center (located on 2nd floor)
  • Laundry facility
  • 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 space?

What’s included in my apartment?

  • Full sized bed and mattress
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Blinds or curtains
  • Wifi in bedrooms
  • 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
  • Hallway storage space/closet
  • 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

Room Photos

Ground Floor of Sojourner Truth Sojourner Truth Gym Sojourner Truth Washing Machines Sojourner Truth Sky Lounge Couches Sojourner Truth Sky Lounge Tables Sojourner Truth Sky Lounge View Sojourner Truth Sky Lounge Chairs Sojourner Truth Main Table Sky Lounge

Floor Plans

Contact and Location

Staff Members

Conor Wall