Holly Pointe Commons

  • Rowan University's Freshman Housing Option Holly Pointe Commons

Holly Pointe Commons

Holly Pointe Commons Description


  • Type: Residence Hall
  • Year Constructed: 2016
  • Occupancy: Approximately 1415 Students
  • Floors: 7 floors on the tower side and 4 floors in the curve
  • Elevators: 4
  • Air Conditioning: Yes
  • Co-ed: Yes (Mixed gender rooms available)
  • Who Lives Here: Predominately First-year students

Location on Campus:

Where am I located?


Holly Pointe Commons opened in Fall 2016 includes 1,415 beds as well as dining venues including the Glassworks Dining Hall, an all-you-care-to-eat dining hall, a convenience store and a Starbucks. The building was designed keeping in mind the needs of first-year and sophomore students.



The building is designed into pods. Every pod forms a community with a Resident Assistant (RA). Pods include a mix of student bedrooms, lounge and study spaces, bathrooms, and laundry rooms. Holly Pointe features air conditioning throughout, spacious double rooms primarily with a limited number of single bedrooms, card access entry to the building and bedrooms, and WiFi and Digital cable TV. This building was designed to provide options for gender inclusive housing in a residence hall environment where students may choose roommates without restrictions based on gender.

 Floor Plans:

Inside Rowan University Holly Pointe Commons

Holly Pointe Room Setups

Take a look inside Holly Pointe Commons, including single room setups, double room setups, lounges and bathrooms.

dark metal exterior in between sidewalks of pods at Holly Pointe Commons at Rowan University

Holly Pointe Roommates Reflect: Amanda & Kate

Amanda and Kate dish on what it's really like to live with a roommate in Holly Pointe Commons. What will they say?

back of sweatshirt of student facing Holly Pointe and water tower through window

Student POV: Positive Experience with Gender-Inclusive Living

After her initial apprehension, Caroline reflects on her uneventful year of living in gender-inclusive Holly Pointe during her first year.