THE RENSSELAER GRADUATE COMMUNITY AT CITY STATION
The Rensselaer Graduate Community at City
Station is a new housing development built exclusively
for Rensselaer graduate students and graduate level affiliates.
Developed to make locating and entering housing at Rensselaer a
hassle-free process, it is within walking distance of the
campus, enjoys Rensselaer services such as the Rensselaer
Shuttle and Rensselaer Public Safety, and is, at the same time,
an off-campus private community in itself.
A glimpse of life at City Station as seen through
the eyes of Rensselaer graduate student residents - City
Station Resident Interviews
City Station West and City Station
East offer two, three, and four bedroom furnished
suites for single students and City Station
South houses married couples and families. City
Station South suites are unfurnished. At each location,
utilities and internet are included in the rent, and each suite
includes air conditioning, dishwasher, washer and dryer, and
24-hour video monitoring. All residents are provided off-street
parking at no cost and access to an on-site exercise facility.
Various retail outlets, including a coffee shop, sandwich shop,
full service restaurant, and a hair salon are located on the
first floors of West and East.
If you are interested in applying for residence at the
Rensselaer Graduate Community at City Station,
please go to the City
Station website. Applications should be mailed to College
Suites at City Station East ATTN: Leasing Office 1521 6th Ave.
Troy, NY 12180. Rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-serve
basis until capacity is reached.
City Station also maintains a Facebook
To qualify for City Station West or East you must be a
Rensselaer graduate student, co-terminal student, post doctoral
fellow, visiting scholar, or graduate-level-equivalent exchange
student in good academic standing. For City Station South, you
must be a married RPI student or student with a family; married
undergraduate students are eligible for CS South. Rensselaer
students in the midst of a geographic or academic transition
who are in critical need of housing may also apply. Decisions
on eligibility for occupancy are made by the Office of Graduate
Education and are final.
Visit College Suites at City
Station web site.
The Rensselaer Graduate Community at City Station - Flyer
The Rensselaer Graduate Community at City Station - East and
The Rensselaer Graduate Community at City Station - South
Additional Housing Options
Students wishing to live elsewhere may want to take
advantage of the Off-Campus Housing
Database, which not only provides access to available
housing units near campus, but also allows students to search
for apartments by rent, number of bedrooms, furniture, etc.
Short Term Visitors: Short term visitors
may want to visit this link of area hotels.