Furniture Details

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Furniture Details

Descriptions of Standard Residential Furniture

Traditional Residence Hall Furniture:

Most of the traditional residence halls are furnished as double occupancy rooms, though there are some exceptions where single or triple occupancy rooms are available. Additional details about those exceptions can be found below. Each double occupancy room includes one of each of the following items for each resident:

  • 5-drawer Dresser
  • Desk
  • Desk Chair
  • Wardrobe or Closet
  • Bed with twin XL mattress (80-in long twin sized)

Apartment Style Furniture:

There are several different styles of apartments offered within the University housing system. Regardless of how many bedrooms are included in a space, there are only single occupancy or double occupancy bedrooms within an apartment. Each bedroom includes one of each of the following items for every resident:

  • 5-drawer Dresser
  • Desk
  • Desk Chair
  • Wardrobe or Closet
  • Bed with twin XL mattress (80-in long twin sized)

Common area furnishings vary between different styles of apartments within the University housing system. Each living/dining room of an apartment is furnished with at least 1 of each of the following pieces of furniture:

  • Upholstered living room sofa
  • Upholstered living room arm chair
  • End Table
  • Coffee Table
  • Dining table and chairs (enough for the number of residents assigned to the apartment)

Additional Furniture Details

  • All bedrooms and apartments are furnished with a standard set of University-provided furniture. No removal or customization of furniture within a living space is permitted without an approved accommodation request from the Office of Academic Success and Disability Resources. 
  • Twin XL Beds
    • Twin XL beds are characterized by longer dimensions than a standard twin bed. Twin XL beds are 80 inches in length and require Twin XL bed sheets to fit properly.
    • Larger sized beds are not offered in University housing options.
    • All beds can be lofted or bunked as long as the furniture arrangement meets NJ State Fire Code Regulations (see details below).
    • Loft kits designed specifically to work with the style of bed in the room will be provided at the resident’s request and installed by trained staff. Loft kit can include a side guard rail upon request.
    • Without lofting or bunking, all bed heights can be raised or lowered without the use of tools, though a rubber mallet is acceptable, within the standard bed frame to suit the needs of the residents.
    • The maximum height that a single bed can be raised to provides 32inches of under-bed storage. 
  • Standard dimensions of bedroom furniture (all buildings except Holly Pointe Commons)
    • 5-drawer dresser: 30”W x 24”D x 45”H
    • Desk: 42”W x 24”D x 45”H
    • Wardrobe (includes clothes hanging section with two bottom storage drawers): 32”W x 24”D x 72” H. Wardrobes are standard furniture for any room without a built-in closet.
    • Twin XL bed: 80”W x 36”D x 36”H. At its highest setting the maximum amount of storage space under an un-lofted bed is 32” up from the floor. 
  • Standard dimensions of bedroom furniture for Holly Pointe Commons
    • 2 two-drawer stackable dressers
      • Unstacked (designed to slide under bed): 30”W x 18”D x 20”H
      • Stacked: 30”W x 18”D x 40”H
    • Table Desk without drawers: 42”W x 24” D x 30” H
    • Wardrobe: 32”W x 24”D x 65”H
    • Twin XL bed: 80”W x 36”D x 36”H. At its highest setting the maximum amount of storage space under an un-lofted bed is 32” up from the floor. HPC beds can be easily bunked but cannot be lofted. 
  • What’s included in a triple occupancy room?
    • Not all residence hall rooms can accommodate tripled furniture.
    • A triple occupancy bedroom includes 3 desks, 3 dressers, 3 desk chairs, 3 beds and 2 wardrobes to be shared among the occupants.
    • Due to the size and layout of triple rooms, all triple occupancy rooms will contain one bunked and one lofted bed, without exception. 
  • What’s included in a single occupancy room?
    • A single occupancy room contains 1 standard set of furniture.
    • The single bed can be lofted at the student’s request.

 

New Jersey State Fire Code Regulations Pertaining to Furniture Arrangement:

  • All furniture items must be at least 18 inches from the sprinkler head(s) located on the upper portion of the walls in each room. For that reason, beds located underneath sprinkler heads cannot be bunked or lofted.
  • Furniture may not obstruct the doorway of a student’s room. Furniture placement must allow for the door to open completely.
  • Prior to the beginning of the Fall semester, all University provided furniture is arranged in a format compliant with New Jersey State Fire Code regulations.