Thurston Hall

1900 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Thurston Hall has a maximum occupancy of 1,116 first-year students in a limited number of two or three person units, and in suite rooms of four to six students each. Please note that two and three person units are generally assigned to Early Decision students. Four, five and six person units are the most common room sizes.

Thurston Hall, the largest first-year residence hall on the Foggy Bottom campus, offers students a lot of amenities under one roof. Students living here enjoy television and piano lounges and academic study spaces.

Video of Thurston Hall 4-Person Unit

Building Snapshot:

  • Year Built: 1929
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • Number of Floors: Nine Residential plus Basement

Here is a breakdown of room types available in Thurston Hall:

  • 16% of residents will reside in doubles
  • 13% of residents will reside in triples
  • 55% of residents will reside in quads
  • 3% of residents will reside in fives
  • 12% of residents will reside in sixes



  • Laundry facilities on each floor

Room Features

  • Microwave/Fridge Combination
  • Private bathroom per room

Room Size

  • 2-Person Units
  • 3-Person Units
  • 4-Person Units
  • 5-Person Units
  • 6-Person Units


  • Cable TV per room
  • Individual High Speed Internet
  • Phone line per room/apartment