The Facility

Maintained by the Harvard School of Public Health, Shattuck House is made up of seventy apartments in three connected apartment buildings. Each of the seventy apartments are furnished and each have a kitchen and bath. Common function rooms include a computer lab with printer, laundry room, study/event room, tv room, piano room, exercise room, and children’s playroom. There is also an outside recreation area with a BBQ grill and children’s playground. Each four-story building is equipped with an elevator. Additionally, Shattuck has 24-hour security.  For additional information about Shattuck and what items are furnished, visit the FAQ pageOpens in a new window.

Personal Storage at Shattuck

Shattuck has very limited storage space and we ask that you please be mindful of this when you are packing to move in.  Each bedroom will be assigned a 24 in x 30 in x 20 space in a common (secure) storage room on the ground level of the building.  This will be the only storage space available outside of your room.  All other items must be kept in your apartment.  You will receive more information about this space when you move in.

Shattuck House offers students a variety of apartment sizes and rental options to meet your housing needs. Students with families and children are encouraged to apply.  Shattuck has two different types of apartments – one and two bedroom units – and offers three rental options:

One-Bedroom One-bedroom apartments have a separate living area, kitchen, and bath. These units are suitable for one person or a couple, depending on size (300 – 600 sq.ft.)
Two-Bedroom Two-bedroom apartments have a separate living area, kitchen, and bath. These units are normally rented by families with children or shared by two unrelated students (500 – 700 sq.ft.)
Two-Bedroom Roommate Match Two-bedroom apartments (same as above) where an applicant may rent one of the bedrooms and we match you with a roommate (500 – 700 sq.ft.)


*Families with three or more children should explore other housing options, as the apartments are not adequately furnished for large families.

Shattuck International House is a non-smoking building.  Smoking is prohibited in all areas of the building including within the individual apartment units and common spaces.  A designated smoking area is located in front of the building by the gate.

Shattuck in Fall, Winter, and Spring

The park in front of the house provides a great place to play in the snow or watch the leaves change.

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Typical Shattuck Apartments

Units vary, but all include a full kitchen, bathroom, hardwood floors, and furniture. Students bring their own finishing touches to make it feel like home.

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Shattuck House Events

Most residents participate in frequent all-house activities such as potlucks and world celebrations. Other friends enjoy more casual dinners together, hanging out to watch movies, playing ping-pong, or dancing salsa!

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