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 will receive new furniture.

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 2-Person Units
  • 13% of residents will reside in 3-Person Units
  • 55% of residents will reside in 4-Person Units
  • 3% of residents will reside in 5-Person Units
  • 12% of residents will reside in 6-Person Units


  • Laundry facilities on each floor

Room Features

  • Microwave/Fridge Combination
  • Private bathroom per room

Room Size

  • 2-Person Units with private bath
  • 3-Person Units with private bath
  • 4-Person Units with private bath
  • 5-Person Units with private bath
  • 6-Person Units with private bath


  • Common kitchen located in basement


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