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Mark Ellingson Hall

Mark Ellingson Hall (abbreviation: MEH) offers doubles, triples, quads and singles. Ellingson offers suites- three double rooms shared by one adjoining bathroom. The majority of the students from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) are housed in Ellingson. The floors offers a combination of co-ed, single sex rooms (all male and all female) and gender-inclusive floors. The building has twelve floors. Students have access to kitchenettes with a microwave and TV.

Who is Eligible?

  • Freshmen
  • Current Students
  • Transfers
  • Graduates

      Room Types
      Single with bath

      Occupancy requirements
      Double (two persons)
      Triple (three persons)
      Quad (four persons)
      Single (one person)

      See virtual tours for room dimensions and furniture information


  • Co-ed floors
  • Female floors
  • Gender - Inclusive rooms
  • Mainstream floors - Where deaf/hard-of-hearing and hearing students live together as floormates
  • Male floors
  • Furnished
  • Free shuttle bus service
  • Wireless access
  • Ethernet jacks
  • Air conditioning
  • TigerTV - live streaming that includes Showtime
  • TV and Microwave - in kitchenette
  • Free laundry facilities
  • Volleyball court
  • Grills & picnic area
  • Smoke-free
  • Locked 24/7 with card access required
  • All utilities included
  • Fire strobe lighting


Double rooms in the residence halls come in two basic shapes (These are approximations. Room sizes, shapes and layouts vary from building to building, even room to room on any given floor):

Rectangular, measuring approximately 17' long by 10' wide. These rooms are generally located in the high-rise sections of the residence halls.

Square, approximately 12' long by 14' wide. These rooms are generally located in the low-rise sections.

Bedding and decor not included.

In addition, there are approximately 120 triple and quad student rooms located throughout the residence halls. These rooms are larger to comfortably accommodate multiple students. Residence rooms no matter their occupancy level are assigned on a random basis.

Furniture for each occupant:

lofting unit
closet or wardrobe
window shades

Each room is equipped with a wastebasket and recycle trash can.

All rooms are carpeted* and have window shades. Visit our Room with a View page for inspirational room decorating ideas provided by local businesses!

*Some residence hall rooms have no carpet in anticipation of meeting an ADA accommodation. Student without accommodations may be placed in these rooms.

2019-2020 - Residence Halls
Room Size
Per Semester, Per Person*
Per 2 Semesters, Per Person*
Summer 2020 Per Person, Per Week
Multiple Occupancy
Single Occupancy
Large Single
Single with Bathroom
Alternate Occupancy

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Building name, Room number
5000 Nathaniel Rochester Hall
Rochester New York, 14623

Package pick up at NRH Post Office

Mailbox keys provided by NRH Post Office


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