Tang Hall

Tang Hall

This living community features furnished apartment-style units for two, three, and four occupants. Located on the west end of campus, many of the rooms at Tang Hall offer sweeping views of the Charles River, the Boston skyline, and the Cambridge cityscape.

Recommended for individuals

Why You'll Love It

  • views

    Penthouse lounge with views of Cambridge, the Boston skyline and Charles River

  • Courtyard

    Large adjoining lawn with seating and three charcoal grills

  • Fitness

    Fitness center with weightlifting and cardio equipment


This community has a Renewable License for MIT graduate students and Non-Renewable License for visitors, affiliates, postdocs, cross-registered students.

Unit Type





Unit Plan

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

QTY: 176

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

QTY: 135

Two occupants share an apartment with one bathroom and kitchen. Each occupant has a private bedroom. Two-bedroom apartments do not have a living room.

QTY: 88

Not all listed units or unit types are available.
* Utilities are included in your monthly rent. The residence assesses an additional $5 monthly house tax to pay for community activities.
** A small number of three bedroom units do not have a living room.

A living room with a sofa, dining table and large windows looking out towards the Charles River
  • EACH UNIT IS FURNISHED with a twin XL bed and mattress (measuring 36″ by 80″), dresser, built-in closet, desk and desk chair.

  • KITCHENS include a stove and refrigerator.

  • Units with LIVING ROOMS are furnished with a sofa, chair, coffee table, and dining table with four chairs.

About the Community

MIT’s graduate “highrise on the river” gives residents easy access to an exercise path and a short, scenic commute along the Charles River. A lively social schedule organized by the Tang Hall Resident Association provides opportunities to meet other residents over delicious food and a variety of activities. With a robust social orientation to introduce you to student life and a 24th-floor lounge with a kitchen, Tang Hall has a bustling graduate student community.

Tang Hall Community Website
A large grassy lawn with Adirondack chairs, with Tang Hall in the background A room with a ping pong table, pool table and a sofa
  • FITNESS CENTER with weightlifting and cardio equipment

  • Three CHARCOAL GRILLS with adjoining lawn

  • Extensive BOARD GAME collection

  • Two plots in the COMMUNITY GARDEN at Amherst Alley

Tang Hall

Building W84
550 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
Tang Hall Community Website

Renewal Policy

MIT Graduate Students: Renewable License
Visitors, Affiliates, Postdocs, Cross-Registered Students: Non-Renewable License

Construction Rider

Construction projects in an around Tang Hall may affect residents. Learn more about anticipated impacts of nearby construction.

Pet Policy

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