Cambridge Commons

*Updated for Spring 2015. For Fall 2015 info, please come back in June, 2015

Students will move into Cambridge Commons on January 24. Please follow these guidelines to make move-in as easy as possible.

Driving Directions

From I-43, take the Locust Street exit and head east Turn right on Humboldt Blvd and drive for approximately 1 mile. Turn left at North Avenue. Follow North Avenue over the bridge. Cambridge Commons is on the left.


When you arrive at Cambridge, turn left into the driveway after the building to enter the parking garage. Once in the garage, take the elevator to the first floor to get your key and move in materials. After you’ve checked in, you can borrow a cart and unload your belongings. Please note that you may bring a maximum of two vehicles during your move in appointment, and you will have one hour to unload your belongings.

After Unloading

Once you have unloaded your vehicle, you will need to move it to an alternate parking location. Public street parking is available on Commerce Street, south of North Avenue, and paid garage parking is available in Kenilworth Square Apartments on Kenilworth and Farwell. Your move in parking pass will be valid for parking in the Pick N Save lot (on Commerce Street) for 24 hours after your move in appointment. This is a temporary parking option only!

Cambridge Move In Map

area map

Room Furnishings & Dimensions

Each student is provided with a bed frame (bunkable), mattress (extra long), mattress pad, desk, chair, dresser, bookshelf, and wastebasket. Students are not allow to bring refrigerators in Cambridge Commons due to its prestigious LEED Gold Certification. Because of this, University Housing has equipped each suite with full-size refrigerators. Each suite has a semi-private bathroom, and residents are expected to maintain clean and sanitary conditions. All rooms have window blinds and carpet. All furniture must remain in the resident’s room. A microwave is provided in the shared kitchen on each floor. Room dimensions are available online. Take a look at more information about Cambridge rooms, including dimensions of suites and virtual tours.


If you wish to loft your bed, you must rent a loft from University Housing; homemade lofts are not allowed. The cost for a loft rental is $100/ year. If you are interested in renting a loft, please fill out a Loft Rental Agreement as part of the process for scheduling your move-in appointment. If you wish to request a loft, you may do so at myHousing.

In order to have a loft delivered to your room prior to moving in, you must apply for a loft before August 1. Cancellations will be accepted August 27-September 2. No refunds will be given after September 2 for any reason. If you choose to wait to rent a loft, you will be able to request one via work order after the first week of classes.