Application ProceduresThank you for your interest in Lehman College Student Housing. Here are a few instructions to guide you through the application process. Please read them carefully.
Criteria: In order to be eligible for Lehman College Student Housing, applicant must be a student at Lehman College. Undergraduates must be registered for a minimum of 12 credits and Graduate students must be registered for a minimum of 6 credits.
How to Apply: Open up the application in Adobe Acrobat Reader and type in all information on the screen. Print out the application and mail it in or deliver it to the below address.
Lehman College, Division of Student Affairs
Attention: Student Housing
250 Bedford Park Blvd West
Shuster Hall, 204
Bronx, NY 10468
A completed application consists of:
• A typed copy of the Lehman College Student Housing Application with applicant’s information and signature on the bottom of the page
• A $25 money order for your non-refundable application fee *In its sole discretion, the College reserves the right to initiate a lottery process, at which time you be notified of the procedure.
The link to the student Housing program’s website is www.lehman.edu/lehman/student-affairs/student-housing.html
The link for the Housing application is www.lehman.edu/lehman/student-affairs/docs/housing-application.pdf
General Hosing FAQs
Q: How much will my monthly rate be?
A: Your monthly rate will depend on which type of room you choose. The rates for Fall 2009- Spring 2010 are as follows:
• Double Occupancy - $673 (per resident, per month), which translates to $7,921 annually
• Single Occupancy - $750 (per month), which translates to $8, 827 annually
• LARGE Single Occupancy - $801 (per month), which translates to $9,427 annually
Q: Will this money be collected every month?
A: We have set up a schedule where you will make your payments in quarterly installments. Once you are accepted into the program you will receive the payment schedule.
Q: Will my Financial Aid or Scholarship pay for housing?
A: The Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) only covers the cost of tuition. Any additional cost to the Student Housing resident is conditional on how much your Pell Grant or Scholarship will cover. For further information about Financial Aid and Housing, please see Mr. Hill, the Associate Director of Financial Aid, at Shuster hall Room 136.
Q: What size rooms do I have to choose from?
A: We currently offer three (3) rooming choices: a double occupancy (which will include a roommate), a single occupancy and a LARGE single occupancy.
Q: How long will I live in the house?
A: The Bedford Park Residence has a license agreement which allows the resident to live on the premises for eleven and a half months per academic year.
Q: Is there separate housing for Graduates and Undergraduates?
A: Due to our status as a pilot program, we are still in the beginning stages of housing. This means that we currently have one brownstone, which is used to provide housing to all Lehman College students.
Q: How many rooms are available in the house?
A: For our pilot program, we have seventeen (17) spaces available for Lehman College students and two (2) spaces for Housing staff members.
Q: What rules will I have to follow once I become a Lehman College resident?
A: If you would like to see the Rules and Regulations and the Student Housing Handbook for the Bedford Park Residence, feel free to make an appointment to come into the office to see them. We are currently in the process of posting them online, so check our website for updates!
Q: If after reading all of this information I still have a question, who can I contact?
A: The best way to reach us is via E-mail: Student.Housing@lehman.cuny.edu You can also visit us at Shuster Hall 204 (remember to ask for the Resident Director- Nella Valentino) or call us at 718-960-8365.