Accepted Students

Housing & Residence Life

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Find Your Home at MSM!

This page is for incoming undergraduate or graduate students, including students returning to MSM for a new degree.

Here you’ll find all the information you need to prepare for your move to Andersen Hall!

  • Since all Freshman and Sophomore students are required to live on campus, Andersen Hall is fondly viewed as the place where friendships form and memories of a lifetime are made.
  • Graduate students are welcome and encouraged to live in Andersen Hall and contribute to our robust community!

For directions on how to enroll in housing, please see the instructions under the Apply For Housing tab below!

Move In Day for New Students:

August 26, 2024

In July incoming freshmen will receive their housing assignment. Mid-summer all incoming students living on campus will receive their assigned move-in time, details about move-in day, advice on what to bring (and what not to bring) on campus and much more!


Your New Mailing Address:

As you make plans to live on campus, we encourage you to share your new mailing address with friends and family.

If you plan to ship items to yourself in advance of moving in, we ask that you do not ship any belongings before August 12th and that you contain your belongings to 2 large boxes. Once you are on campus and able to receive your packages, you are welcome to ship more belongings.

136 Claremont Avenue, Room #____
New York, NY 10027

Please be sure to include your room number when giving out your address!


About Andersen Hall

Andersen Hall is home to a vibrant community of nearly 600 student musicians, and is directly connected by hallways to the main MSM building at 130 Claremont Avenue. Andersen Hall provides an enriching and friendly environment for students from all over the world to enjoy.


  • 22 Practice Rooms for exclusive use of Andersen Hall residents
  • 24-Hour Security
  • 18 Resident Assistants
  • Laundry Facilities
  • A Well-Equipped Fitness Room
  • 5 Student Lounges
  • Outdoor Terrace

Also in the Building:

  • 2 Dance Studios
  • 57 additional practice rooms

We’re here to answer any questions you may have!

Office of Residential Life


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