Tang Hall

Tang Hall

Tang Hall (W84) is approximately an 0.8 mile walk to MIT's main entrance at 77 Massachusetts Avenue. It is located on the west end of campus.

Building W84
550 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 253-5146

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IMPORTANT: Campus construction and/or a Housing-related project is expected to impact Tang Hall during the 2023-2024 academic year. 

Tang Hall features apartment-style units for two, three, and four occupants. You can view floor plans at http://floorplans.mit.edu. Note: You will need your MIT certificates to access this site.

virtual tour  

Apartment Details
Unit TypeApprox. Size Number  Description
2-bedroom apt.460 sf88

Two occupants share an apartment with one bathroom and kitchen. Each occupant has a private bedroom.

(Units C-F on every floor)

4-bedroom apt.960 sf176

Four occupants share an apartment with one bathroom, a living room, and a kitchen. Each occupant has a private bedroom.

(Units B and E on every floor)

3-bedroom apt.780 sf135

Three occupants share an apartment with one bathroom, a living room, and a kitchen. Each occupant has a private bedroom.

A small number of three bedroom units do not have a living room.

(Units A and D on every floor)


Utilities are included in your monthly rent.

Each unit is furnished with:

  • extra-long twin bed and mattress (linens not provided)
  • 5-drawer dresser
  • built-in closet
  • desk
  • desk chair

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

Units with living rooms are furnished with a sofa, chair, coffee table, and dining table with four chairs.

Building Amenities:

  • lounge areas
  • two recreation rooms
  • music practice room with Steinway piano
  • fitness center
  • outdoor sports lawn and barbecue areas

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

Tang Hall Renewal Policy*

MIT Graduate Students

  • Renewable License: Residents may annually choose to renew their on-campus housing assignment for the full duration of their MIT graduate degree program.

Visitors, Affiliates, Postdocs, Cross-Registered Students

  • Non-Renewable License: Must enter the Self-Selection process annually to select an on-campus housing assignment, subject to housing availability. Existing residents seeking to remain in on-campus graduate housing will be granted early access to select a unit before off-campus visitors, affiliates, postdocs and cross-registered students.

*Residents must remain eligible for MIT graduate housing.  This renewal policy does not apply to undergraduate students living within graduate housing. Visitors, affiliates, postdocs and cross-registered students continue to receive non-renewable licenses.

Tang Hall - Immersive Imaging

Take a peek inside the building!

Immersive Imaging


Building Amenity Space

Example Unit Types*

*Please note that specific unit types and fixtures may vary. All immersive images are for illustrative purposes only.