Ashdown House entry

Ashdown House

Located in the northwest corridor, Ashdown House is approximately 0.5 mile walking distance from MIT's main entrance at 77 Massachusetts Avenue.

Building NW35
235 Albany Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 253-2961

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IMPORTANT: Campus construction and/or Housing-related projects may impact Ashdown House during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Ashdown House features a mix of apartment and suite-style units for one, two, or three occupants. Many of the units are gender neutral, but same-sex units are available upon request.

You can view floor plans at You will need your MIT certificates to access this site.

Apartment Details
Unit Type Approx. Size  Number   Description
3-bedroom suite 650 sf 150 Three occupants share an apartment with one bathroom. Each occupant has a private bedroom.
3-bedroom apt. 750 sf 96 Three occupants share an apartment with one bathroom, a living room, and kitchen. Each occupant has a private bedroom. One bedroom is on a separate level reached by stairs.
2-bedroom apt. 660 sf 87 Two occupants share and apartment with one bathroom, living room, and kitchen facilities. Each occupant has a private bedroom.
efficiency apt. 250-280 sf 204 Private apartment for one occupant with a bathroom and kitchen.


Utilities are included in your monthly rent.

Each unit is furnished with:

  • extra-long twin bed and mattress (linens not provided)
  • nightstand
  • wardrobe
  • bookcase
  • desk and desk chair

Each unit with a living room is also furnished with:

  • love seat
  • two chairs
  • two end tables
  • bar stools


IMPORTANT: Pets are prohibited in any undergraduate or graduate residence hall unless specifically noted otherwise. Please read the full policy for more information.