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International students participating in the ESL/Studio Program are eligible for summer housing at the New Residence.  After the students have paid their housing deposit and placement fee and are enrolled in the ESL/Studio Program, they will receive an email from the Residence Life Office explaining how to apply for summer and fall semester housing.  

The new Residence

215 E. 23rd St. (between Second & Third Avenues) NY, NY 10010
The New Residence Residence Hall, is an apartment-style residence hall located next door to SVA’s Main building, which makes it very convenient to access the campus quickly.  Apartments are two or three bedroom apartments with shared doubles (2 people per room.)  The New Residence is also connected to SVA's Student Center, where students meet for special events, arcade games, club meetings, and for doing homework.


Building Amenities

Room Amenities

  • 24-hour security
  •  Standard twin bed with matresse
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Desk and chair
  • Free Cable TV
  • Closet and four dresser drawers
  • Community room with TV and DVD player
  • Cable and Ethernet Port connections
  • Ping pong and foosball tables
  •  Microwave and dishwasher
  • Drafting Tables and Easles
  •  Full kitchen including gas stove and full-size refridgerator
  • Free WiFi and high-speed Internet
  •  Full bathroom with shower and tub, toilet
  • Security Video surveillence/fire system
  •  Central air conditioning and heat
  • Live-in student and professional staff
  •  Large windows with privacy shades

June 16 - August 16, 2015, or beginning of Fall Semester

Double room





ESL students who apply for summer housing should expect to receive an email notification of their housing assignment, including check-in instructions and other important housing information, by Monday, June 1, 2015.

Contact Information

School of Visual Arts | 209 East 23 Street, NY, NY 10010-3994 | Tel: 212.592.2000 | Fax: 212.725.3587