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 rooms of four to six students each. Four, five and six person units are the most common room sizes. Each room has a private bathroom.

Thurston Hall, the largest first-year residence hall on the Foggy Bottom campus, offers students numerous amenities under one roof. Students living here enjoy television and piano lounges, as well as academic study space. In 2015, a kitchen was added in the basement common area of Thurston Hall. For the 2016-2017 academic year, all rooms in Thurston received new furniture.

Video of Thurston Hall 4-Person Unit

Building Snapshot:

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

Building Features:

  • TV lounge
  • Piano lounge
  • Study Lounge in basement
  • Laundry facilities on each floor
  • Community Kitchen
  • Microwave & Refrigerator or MicroFridge in each room
  • Private bathroom in each room

Room Size:

  • 2-Person Units with private bath (15% of rooms)
  • 3-Person Units with private bath (13$ of rooms)
  • 4-Person Units with private bath (55% of rooms)
  • 5-Person Units with private bath (3% of rooms)
  • 6-Person Units with private bath (12% of rooms)


  • Cable TV access in each room
  • Individual High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Internet