Cronkhite Center

Cronkhite Center
Cronkhite Center, 84 Brattle St
Cambridge, MA 02138


Cronkhite Center

Cronkhite Graduate Center, a residence hall, is Harvard University Housing's most cost-effective living option. Units are single occupancy (roommates not permitted) and residents share common baths and common kitchens.

  • Only full-time Harvard University graduate students (excluding Harvard University Extension School students) are eligible to live in Cronkhite Graduate Center.
  • Cronkhite Graduate Center housing and meal contracts run year-round. Contracts typically end on June 30, although start dates can vary.
  • A meal plan is mandatory for all Cronkhite residents during the entire term of the housing contract. Meal plan contracts run concurrently with housing contracts and are pro-rated based on your housing contract start and end dates. 
    • The meal plan for July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020 is $6,610.
  • View the Dining Room Calendar.
  • Cronkhite Property Management Office.
  • Cronkhite Center Welcome information.

Selecting a room at Cronkhite

  • All Cronkhite rooms are selected from the Currently Available list; they do not appear in the View and Select windows.
  • Approved applicants meeting the eligibility requirements for Cronkhite and attending GSAS, GSD, GSE, HDS,HKS, or SEAS will be notified when the majority of the Cronkhite units appear on Currently Available – typically soon after the View and Select window assignments are emailed in early May.
  • Once the View and Select windows close (typically late May or early June), we will notify eligible applicants in the schools not listed above that they may now select an available Cronkhite unit from Currently Available.

Learn more by viewing the following documents. 

The 2013 renovation of Cronkhite achieved LEED Gold certification from the US Green Building Council. The project was designed to support Harvard's commitment to sustainability and its goal of operating healthier and more efficient buildings.

NOTE: The Cronkhite Courtyard and Dining Commons may be reserved departmentally for private functions and events dependent on availability.  Please contact the Dining Hall Manager, Joe Iovino for booking information at ( or +1 (617) 495-8687

Schools Nearby

Radcliffe Institute For Advanced Study0.1 Miles2 Minute Walk
Harvard Graduate School Of Education0.1 Miles2 Minute Walk
Harvard Law School0.3 Miles6 Minute Walk
Harvard Kennedy School0.3 Miles7 Minute Walk
Graduate School Of Arts & Sciences0.3 Miles7 Minute Walk
Harvard College0.3 Miles7 Minute Walk
School Of Engineering And Applied Sci...0.4 Miles9 Minute Walk
Graduate School Of Design0.5 Miles10 Minute Walk
Harvard Divinity School0.7 Miles14 Minute Walk
Harvard Business School0.7 Miles14 Minute Walk

Resident Portal

After signing a lease you can login to the Resident Portal to put in a work order request, update your contact information, and more.