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The general housing information below is provided for Theological School students to assist in locating opportunities in the area in Madison, NJ (or within commuting distance). 

If you have a housing opportunity that you would like to offer Drew Theological School students, please fill out this form. We will share your information directly to students who are looking for housing; alternatively, we may post these opportunities on this webpage. If there are any problems or there is need for clarification, please reach out to the Theo Program Assistant (manderson3@drew.edu).

If you are a current or incoming Theological School student interested in learning more about or acquiring on-campus housing, please contact the Residence Life and Housing Office.

DISCLAIMER: Drew University does not broker housing agreements. The information shared and the listings below are not endorsed or guaranteed by the University. Students are solely responsible for their choice of landlord, roommate(s), and rental units. Students, faculty and staff are under no obligation to utilize these resources.

Caspersen graduate students are more than welcome to use these resources to find their own housing opportunities; however, the focus of this board is geared primarily to Theological School students. Additionally, parsonages will be provided to Theological School students only.

Current Housing Opportunities

Additional Housing Resources and Links

Additional Resources

Housing During Week Long Intensives
If you need housing for an intensive class that meets on campus in Madison, New Jersey, consider these possibilities:

  • A room at the Sonesta Hotel (see dropdown below).
  • Stay with a Drew colleague or classmate who lives near campus. You might ask the students in your cohort or in your class.
Drew Arrangements with Area Hotels and Facilities
Drew University has entered into an agreement with a local extended stay hotel, Simply Sonesta Suites in Morris Plans, NJ, which is located about 15 minutes away from Madison. They offer studio suites at a discounted student rate (roughly 10% off their regular price). If you stay for 90 consecutive nights, you will become tax exempt and will receive all of the taxes back.. The room features a queen sized bed, recliner, large work desk, and a full kitchen with full-sized fridge, dishwasher, microwave, and 2 burner cooktop. To explore pricing and options for staying at this off-campus location, you will need to contact the reservation department at 1-800-SONESTA (1-800-766-3782) and request the Drew University rate at time of booking to ensure that proper pricing is provided to you. Please note, Drew does not provide transportation to and from the hotel.
Emergencies and Food Insecurity
Drew Theological School recognizes that Drew students sometimes face housing emergencies and/or food insecurity during their time at Theo. If you find that you are in a crisis situation, please contact Beth Babcock (bbabcock@drew.edu) in the Dean’s Office.

In addition, Drew University supports a Food Pantry that serves all Drew students and community members by providing food and toiletries. Students are asked to complete the Pickup forms by Wednesdays at 5:00 pm, and then students can pick up their items on Thursdays from 12:30-1:30 pm in the downstairs café of Seminary Hall. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to foodpantry@drew.edu or to gdelpurgatorio@drew.edu, the Pantry coordinator.