Among the Trees
The Crown/Merrill Apartments is comprised of fourteen apartment buildings located behind Crown and Merrill colleges. Situated close to Pogonip Park, the C/M Apartments offer immediate access to hiking trails and excursions to the vast Upper Campus redwood preserve.
Each apartment houses an average of 4-6 continuing students. Apartments are generally not available for first-year students.
Though the C/M Apartments are a combined community of Crown and Merrill students, there are specific Crown and Merrill designated buildings:
1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 14
3, 4, 5, 8, 11, 13
Each apartment is furnished with common furniture for the whole apartment. The living area contains oak tables and furniture, built-in bookshelves, lamps, Ethernet port, and a sliding glass door that leads to the balcony. The dining area has a large oak table complete with chairs, and a pantry for storage. The kitchen contains a gas stove and oven, full size refrigerator, double stainless steel sink, and numerous cabinets for storage. The bathroom has a private shower area with a ventilation window, a private toilet area with a window, and two sinks with mirrors and medicine cabinets. Apartments also have a small hallway closet, and a larger bike closet for limited storage.
Similar to the residence halls, each resident is provided with an extra long twin bed and mattress (86″x36″x6″), desk, chair, bookshelf, and clothing storage unit in the form of a closet or wardrobe. Each resident is also provided with an Ethernet connection.
All of the apartment living and dining areas face south for maximum sun exposure, and all bedrooms have windows on the east, west, or south side for sun at some time during the day. Third floor apartments have vaulted ceilings in the living, dining, and kitchen areas.
The most common configuration in the Crown/Merrill Apartments. Six-person apartments are divided into two rooms, three-person occupancy per room. Rooms within the apartments are single-gender, but apartments may be single-gender or co-ed.
The least common apartment configuration in the Crown/Merrill Apartments. Five-person apartments are divided into three rooms; three people in one room, and one in each of the other two rooms. Rooms within the apartments are single-gender, but apartments may be single-gender or co-ed. There are a limited number of this apartment configuration available.
The least common apartment configuration in the Crown/Merrill Apartments. Five-person apartments are divided into two rooms; two people in one room, and three in another. Rooms within the apartments are single-gender, but apartments may be single-gender or co-ed. There are a limited number of this apartment configuration available.
There are three buildings in the Crown/Merrill Apartments dedicated to four-person apartments. Four-person apartments are divided into four rooms, each with one student. These apartments may be single-gender or co-ed. Due to the high demand of these facilities they are mostly occupied by third year students and above.
- Dishes, pots and pans, cookware, silverware
- Microwave, dishwasher, dish drainer
Students are encouraged to coordinate with their roommates before packing larger apartment items such as microwaves, dishes, and cookware.