The Threshold Program has 2 newly-renovated, smoke-free, and accessible residence halls in the heart of our Doble Campus.
Students in the Threshold program live on campus in our 2 newly-renovated, smoke-free, and accessible residence halls on Oxford Street in Cambridge—Kris House and Wilbur House. The residence halls are steps away from the Doble Campus, home to the student center, 2 of our 3 dining halls, fitness center, counseling center, classrooms, undergraduate residence halls, and campus quad.
Kris House, 68 Oxford Street
Wilbur House, 78 Oxford Street
Kris House is a Victorian-style house located one block from the Threshold office. It was completely renovated in 2015. There are about 26 students living on co-ed floors. There are also 2 rooms for Graduate Resident Assistants. Room sizes vary, due to the style of the house.
The first floor has:
The second and third floors each have 2 full-sized bathrooms that residents share. Laundry facilities are located in the basement.
See what our students have to say about Kris House.
Wilbur House is a 3-story Victorian house that accommodates 26 young men and women. It was completely renovated in 2013. It has a suite for the Resident Director and a room for the Graduate Resident Assistant. The house has single and double rooms. Room sizes vary, due to the style of the house.
The second and third floors each have 2 full private bathrooms.
Our Doble Campus quad on Mellen Street (above) is in the middle ofcampus—right between Porter Square and Harvard Square—and just steps away from Threshold's 2 residence halls on Oxford Street.
Each student living in Kris House and Wilbur House will find these items in their room:
You'll get a list of items to bring to campus after you have submitted your housing deposit and room contract.
Our parents and students have lots of questions about getting ready for life in Threshold's residence halls. What do I bring with me to campus? Are there items I should leave at home with my family? Will residence life staff help me take my medication? Can I park on campus?
Get answers to the most frequently asked questions.
Residence and Student Life
FAQs about Residence Halls
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