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Carman Hall

Designed by Ludwig Mies Van der Rowe, the legendary architect who designed Illinois Tech’s Mies Campus, Carman Hall is a furnished apartment building for graduate students, undergraduates over the age of 23, and Student Family Housing. Studio and one-bedroom with den apartments are available on an academic year contract (August to May). Based on availability, contracts can be renewed for consecutive academic terms. Take a virtual tour here! To reserve an apartment in Carman, click here.

Campus housing is available on a first-come, first-served basis. It is recommended that graduate students submit contracts for housing as early as possible.

New this year: Graduate students can contract to live on campus for just the fall semester. Meal plans are optional for graduate students live in Carman Hall.


  • Features studio and one-bedroom with den apartments
  • 2 first floor lounges
  • Staffed 24 hours a day by community desk assistants. Sudents must use IDs to both enter the building and to pass the front desk
  • Updated kitchen appliances including oven, range, hood, and a refrigerator
  • Internet and Cable
  • Furnished with beds, desks, dressers, and desk chairs

Click here for Carman Hall rates. Residents contract for an individual space within an apartment. Residents may select their own roommates, or select the apartment for single occupancy.

Floor Plans


One Bedroom with Den*

Each resident is provided a study desk with chair, a dresser, and an extra long twin bed. In addition, each apartment is furnished with a couch and dining table with four chairs (one bedroom with den only), and kitchens are equipped with a gas range and refrigerator.

*All floor plans, room sizes, and furniture depictions are approximate.


Carman Hall is a residential apartment building for a specific student population. Residents must meet one or more of the following residency requirements:

Current Carman Hall Residents

Returning Reservation Process

If you wish to continue living in Carman for the next academic term, be sure to complete the returning resident reservation process, which takes place on My Room.

For more information, contact Office of Residence Life by phone (312.567.5075) or e-mail (

New and Incoming Resident Information

Carman Hall features studio and one bedroom with den apartments.

Eligibility for incoming residents is based on graduate student standing, successful completion of student family housing application, and/or age at which you submit your housing request.

Reserve your room for the upcoming academic year in My Room

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of apartments are available in Carman Hall?

Carman Hall features studio apartments for two students and one bedroom with den apartments for four students.

What furniture is provided?

Each student is provided with study desk with chair, a dresser, and an extra-long twin bed. The apartment is also provided a couch,  a table with four chairs (one bedroom with den only), and kitchen appliances (gas range and refrigerator).

Can furniture be removed from the apartment?

Residents cannot remove University provided furniture. Residents needing accommodations can request furniture removal.

Can students with families or dependants live in Carman Hall?

Carman Hall is ideal for students with families or dependants. Contact the Office of Residence Life to review available options. Please visit our Student Family Housing page for more information!

How do students pay for Carman Hall?

Residents make all payments through the Student Accounting Office. Payments are due each semester, similar to tuition.

What are the cancellation terms of the Carman Hall contract?

Important cancellation terms and deadlines can be reviewed in the 2020-2021 Room and Board New Resident contract .

Does Carman Hall allow pets?

Carman Hall does not allow pets. Service animals are permitted. Contact the Center for Disability Resources for additional information.

Is smoking permitted?

All campus housing is compliant with State of IL indoor air quality policies. Smoking is only permitted outside of the building.

Is a pre-payment required?

No pre-payment is required for on-campus housing.