Live on UB’s Seaside Campus

The Office of Housing, Residential Life and Community Standards offers six different residence halls—including the newly built University Hall, for you to call home while living and learning at UB.

Why live on-campus at UB?

  • Our seaside location let’s you wake to water views and relax on the shore
  • You’ll never get bored with access to 400+ educational and social programs/events each year in the residence halls
  • Enjoy dining made easy with over five on-campus eateries
  • 24/7 access to a range of student and professional support staff
  • Learn to be a leader: Join the Residence Hall Association or Hall Council and plan events for your hall

Undergraduate Residence Halls at a glance…

Barnum Hall at the University of Bridgeport

Barnum Hall

150 Marina Park Circle, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Barnum Hall, located near Marina Dining Hall, is a traditional coeducational building that houses roughly 200 students. Barnum Hall is the home to the Compass Living Program—a partnership with the Alumni Association the Center for Career Development and provides extra learning and engagement opportunities for students involved in the floor. The main floor offers residents a recreation room, laundry room, community kitchen, and television lounge.

Learn more about Barnum Hall.

Bodine Hall at the University of Bridgeport

Bodine Hall

80 University Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Bodine Hall, located near Knight’s Field, is the campus’ largest residential building, housing around 400 students in double occupancy and select triple occupancy rooms. Located in the basement is a recreation room providing residents with a big screen television, pool table and community kitchen area. Bodine Hall is home to the First Year Achievement Program including the First Year Achievement Resource Room providing access for students in the FYA Program to online resources, tutoring and more.

Learn more about Bodine Hall.

Chaffee Hall at the University of Bridgeport

Chaffee Hall

411 University Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Chaffee Hall offers traditional coeducational living to 140 students in two-person rooms, as well as a select number of single occupancy rooms. Home to the LEAD program, students in Chaffee Hall wishing to focus on leadership skills are provided with a range of program and support options. Located adjacent to the Marina Dining Hall, Chaffee Hall provides an ideal environment for students finishing their undergraduate careers and/or those taking graduate courses. Recently renovated, Chaffee Hall provides residents with the comfort of air conditioning within all residential rooms.

Learn more about Chaffee Hall.

Cooper Hall at the University of Bridgeport

Cooper Hall

400 Linden Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Cooper Hall is a traditional co-ed residence hall housing roughly 100 students on three floors . The first floor of Cooper Hall is used by the ELI program as classroom space. Located adjacent to Marina Dining Hall, Cooper Hall offers standard two-person rooms, as well as a select number of single occupancy rooms. Each floor provides students with a community lounge, kitchenette, and a communal laundry center. Cooper Hall provides the comfort of air conditioning.

Learn more about Cooper Hall.

Seeley Hall at the University of Bridgeport

Seeley Hall

490 Waldemere Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Seeley Hall is a traditional coed residence hall housing 200 students. Seeley Hall is also home to the UB the Change– Community Service and Social Justice Living Community, which gives students a chance to give back to the community. Seeley Hall is conveniently located near the Marina Dining Hall and houses the Office of Residential Life and Student Conduct . The main floor of Seeley offers students a television lounge and recreation room area, as well as a laundry room and community kitchen.

Learn more about Seeley Hall.

University Hall

Corner of Rennell and University Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Check out our newest residence hall! Designed to embrace the context of the local architecture, stylized by the many private homes on campus, which were part of a beautiful seaside community built during the industrial era of late 19th and early 20th centuries, the new residence hall is suggestive of a resort hotel, similar to those of Bar Harbor Maine. The façade is punctuated by a curved bay window with a front porch that welcomes students home to an entrance lobby decorated in a theme that extends Victorian flair of the exterior design. This modern, sustainably designed, 60,000 sq. ft. four story facility will house 220 students, with 60+ credits, in a variety of residence configurations including suites and traditional bedrooms along with many social amenity rooms and support services.

Learn more about University Hall.

Living Communities at UB

Do you prefer to studying in a quiet environment? Do you want to pursue civic engagement and community service in addition to your students? UB makes it possible! Each residence hall offers a unique opportunity to learn, live, and grow. Learn how you can enhance your on-campus living experience by becoming a part of a UB living community.

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Office of Housing, Residential Life and Community Standards

  • Seeley Hall, rear entrance
    490 Waldemere Avenue
    Bridgeport, CT 06604

  • (203) 576-4228

  • reslife@bridgeport.edu

Mar
24
Fri
VITA Tax Clinic for F-1/J-1 Students @ PDR
Mar 24 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
VITA Tax Clinic for F-1/J-1 Students @ PDR | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

It is Tax season again! Everyone in the United States, regardless of immigration status, is responsible for completing U.S. tax filing requirements for each year of residence in the United States. Please read carefully the following information regarding tax filing requirements for international students for the 2016 tax year:

  • All International Students who have U.S. source income/ earning must file certain required forms with the IRS. Those who received income subject to withholding must file by April 18, 2017.
  • International Students with NO U.S. source income/ earning MUST STILL FILE a required form as well by June 15, 2017. They do NOT need to file the regular tax return forms. However, they MUST file a form to document their status as nonresident aliens.

The University of Bridgeport Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic is here to assist you and your dependents to file your tax returns for FREE! We have six sessions- February 24, March 3, March 10, March 24, April 7 and April 14 in the Student Center, Private Dining Room from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm by appointment only. Please go online today at http://www.bridgeport.edu/life/international-student-services/vita-tax-assistance/book-your-appointment/
to book an appointment. All bookings must be made at least 48 hours before the session.

When you come to the appointment please bring the following:
1. Passport
2. I-20
3. W-2 or any other tax forms you may have received
4. Copy of any previous years’ tax forms
5. A list of the dates you have entered or left the United States during the entire period of your stay here
6. Print and fill out this intake sheet: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f13614nr.pdf
7. Your check book
8. Your home country address

Please remember that any online software packages available for filling out tax returns are only for American permanent residents and citizens and do not necessarily serve the needs of an international student. The UB VITA clinic works meticulously to ensure the maximum possible refund while complying completely with the IRS. Our volunteers are IRS certified students and staff and over the past few years we have served over a 1000 international students each tax season. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact ubvita@gmail.com.

Apr
2
Sun
Peter and the Wolf @ Mertens Theatre
Apr 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The University of Bridgeport, Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras, and the New England Ballet Company of Bridgeport are proud to present

Peter and the Wolf, and other repertoire!

Live music and dance will be featured during this special performance. The event will also feature Benjamin Britten’s “Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra.”

For tickets, visit www.gbyo.tix.com or www.gbyo.org. Tickets will also be available at the door. All tickets are $10 and general admission.

Apr
7
Fri
VITA Tax Clinic for F-1/J-1 Students @ PDR
Apr 7 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
VITA Tax Clinic for F-1/J-1 Students @ PDR | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

It is Tax season again! Everyone in the United States, regardless of immigration status, is responsible for completing U.S. tax filing requirements for each year of residence in the United States. Please read carefully the following information regarding tax filing requirements for international students for the 2016 tax year:

  • All International Students who have U.S. source income/ earning must file certain required forms with the IRS. Those who received income subject to withholding must file by April 18, 2017.
  • International Students with NO U.S. source income/ earning MUST STILL FILE a required form as well by June 15, 2017. They do NOT need to file the regular tax return forms. However, they MUST file a form to document their status as nonresident aliens.

The University of Bridgeport Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic is here to assist you and your dependents to file your tax returns for FREE! We have six sessions- February 24, March 3, March 10, March 24, April 7 and April 14 in the Student Center, Private Dining Room from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm by appointment only. Please go online today at http://www.bridgeport.edu/life/international-student-services/vita-tax-assistance/book-your-appointment/
to book an appointment. All bookings must be made at least 48 hours before the session.

When you come to the appointment please bring the following:
1. Passport
2. I-20
3. W-2 or any other tax forms you may have received
4. Copy of any previous years’ tax forms
5. A list of the dates you have entered or left the United States during the entire period of your stay here
6. Print and fill out this intake sheet: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f13614nr.pdf
7. Your check book
8. Your home country address

Please remember that any online software packages available for filling out tax returns are only for American permanent residents and citizens and do not necessarily serve the needs of an international student. The UB VITA clinic works meticulously to ensure the maximum possible refund while complying completely with the IRS. Our volunteers are IRS certified students and staff and over the past few years we have served over a 1000 international students each tax season. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact ubvita@gmail.com.

Apr
14
Fri
VITA Tax Clinic for F-1/J-1 Students @ PDR
Apr 14 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
VITA Tax Clinic for F-1/J-1 Students @ PDR | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

It is Tax season again! Everyone in the United States, regardless of immigration status, is responsible for completing U.S. tax filing requirements for each year of residence in the United States. Please read carefully the following information regarding tax filing requirements for international students for the 2016 tax year:

  • All International Students who have U.S. source income/ earning must file certain required forms with the IRS. Those who received income subject to withholding must file by April 18, 2017.
  • International Students with NO U.S. source income/ earning MUST STILL FILE a required form as well by June 15, 2017. They do NOT need to file the regular tax return forms. However, they MUST file a form to document their status as nonresident aliens.

The University of Bridgeport Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic is here to assist you and your dependents to file your tax returns for FREE! We have six sessions- February 24, March 3, March 10, March 24, April 7 and April 14 in the Student Center, Private Dining Room from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm by appointment only. Please go online today at http://www.bridgeport.edu/life/international-student-services/vita-tax-assistance/book-your-appointment/
to book an appointment. All bookings must be made at least 48 hours before the session.

When you come to the appointment please bring the following:
1. Passport
2. I-20
3. W-2 or any other tax forms you may have received
4. Copy of any previous years’ tax forms
5. A list of the dates you have entered or left the United States during the entire period of your stay here
6. Print and fill out this intake sheet: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f13614nr.pdf
7. Your check book
8. Your home country address

Please remember that any online software packages available for filling out tax returns are only for American permanent residents and citizens and do not necessarily serve the needs of an international student. The UB VITA clinic works meticulously to ensure the maximum possible refund while complying completely with the IRS. Our volunteers are IRS certified students and staff and over the past few years we have served over a 1000 international students each tax season. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact ubvita@gmail.com.

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