Tinsley Hall

Tinsley Hall Exterior


Tinsley Hall 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 from 1939-52. It is located on “Bishop Beach” at the center of campus located near 12 other residence halls on College Ave, making one feel connected with their community. It is also adjacent to the Rutgers Student Center, Brower Commons Dining Hall, the College Avenue Gym and Panera.


  • Type of Residence Hall: Traditional Hall
  • Number of Students: 203
  • Number of Floors: 4
  • Average Room Size: 16 x 12
  • Availability: First-Year Students
  • Contract Type: Undergraduate Academic Year (Two semesters)
What's Nearby?

Adjacent to Brower Commons Dining Hall, Health Services, and Rutgers Student Center. A short walk 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.

Features & Amenities

  • Air conditioning (lounges only)
  • Vending machines
  • Wifi throughout the building
  • Laundry facility
  • Building main lounge
  • Building study lounge
  • Floor lounges
  • Pool table, ping pong table
  • Communal kitchen (with stove top and oven) (one in the building)
  • Communal microwave, refrigerator, sink
  • Communal bathroom (separated by gender)
  • Elevator

What's included in my space?

What’s included in my room?

  • Twin extra long bed and mattress
  • Closet space
  • Dresser
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Microfridge
  • Blinds or curtains
  • Wifi in bedrooms
  • Linoleum flooring

Room Photos

Tinsley Shower Tinsley Floor Lounge Set Up Tinsley Laundry Room Tinsley Lounge Tables & Chairs Tinsley Lounge Couches

Floor Plans

Contact and Location

Staff Members

Ife Campbell, Nina Fedoryka

Google Map Link

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