Exterior of Sidney Pacific


Sidney-Pacific (NW86) is approximately 0.5 mile walking distance from MIT's main entrance at 77 Massachusetts Avenue. It is located in the northwest section of campus.

Building NW86
70 Pacific Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 452-4753

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IMPORTANT: Campus construction and/or Housing-related projects may impact Sidney-Pacific during the 2022-2023 academic year. 

Sidney-Pacific features a mix of apartment- and suite-style units for one, two, or four occupants. The building is divided into four wings and features an outdoor courtyard and large patio with barbecue grills.

You can view floor plans at http://floorplans.mit.eduNote: You will need your MIT certificates to access this site.


Apartment Details
Unit Type Approximate Size  Number  Description
2-bedroom quad suite 670 sf 6 Four occupants share an apartment with one bathroom and kitchen. Each occupant shares a bedroom with one other person.
2-bedroom suite 670 sf 458 Two occupants share an apartment with one bathroom and kitchen. Each occupant has a private bedroom.
efficiency apt. for couples 320 sf 15 Private apartment for a couple with a bathroom and kitchen.
efficiency apt. 320 sf 182 Private apartment for one occupant with a bathroom and kitchen.
2-bedroom 2-bath apt.* 1,200 sf 12 Two occupants share an apartment with two bathrooms, a living room, and a kitchen. Each occupant has a private bedroom.

*2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments are only available through in-house process and not through self-selection.

**Couples must submit proof of family documentation before you move in.

Utilities are included in your monthly rent.

Each unit is furnished with:

  • extra-long twin bed and mattress (linens not provided)
  • 5-drawer dresser
  • 2-drawer dresser
  • wardrobe
  • bookcase
  • desk
  • desk chair
  • side chair

Each kitchen is furnished with a refrigerator and stove. (Utensils and supplies are not provided.)

Please note: All bedrooms have wall-to-wall carpeting.

Building Amenities:

  • 5 television lounges
  • 8 common kitchens with televisions and entertainment systems
  • 4 study lounges
  • computer resource room
  • music practice rooms
  • game room
  • fitness center
  • 2 bicycle storage rooms
  • laundry facilities

Parking is available but annual permits for spaces in the exterior lot or subterranean garage must be purchased through the MIT Parking Office.

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