apartment housing

Building Overview

The University Commons Suites consist of three buildings that have three floors, and twelve suites per building. The suites feature a kitchenette, two bathrooms, four bedrooms, and a common room per unit. The suites also feature two communal kitchens and three laundry facilities. 

Number of Suites:11-13
Students Per Suite:6-8
Mattress Type:Extra-Long Twin
Approximate Room Size*:11′ x 13′
Approximate Window Size:4′ x 4′
Bathroom Type:Semi-Private
Lofting Equipment:Must Purchase Through Campus Shop

* Dimensions for accommodations provided by the Department of Housing and Residence Education are approximations only. As with any physical structure, the size of the facilities and room dimensions will vary from location to location. It is not possible for Housing and Residence Education to provide exact specifications for individual locations. Please note the University is unable to remove the furniture from residential facilities. As such, please plan accordingly so that you may effectively personalize your home away from home.

Building Amenities


The university provides cable streaming services through SpectrumU TV. This service is available to students through the SpectrumU app or a web browser.


All academic and residential facilities are equipped with wireless access. Computers, phones, and tablets may connect to the GWUwireless network by utilizing Wi-Fi connections. Other devices, such as gaming consoles and streaming devices, may access the GWUdevices network.

Other Amenities

  • Kitchenette
  • Unlimited laundry
  • Live-in housing staff
  • 24-hour University Police presence
  • 24-hour emergency maintenance
  • Campus dining and restaurant options
  • Campus fitness center
  • Fellowship and study areas
  • Student engagement activities and opportunities
  • Close proximity to the heart of campus

Building Location

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