Housing and Residential Life

Gianicolo Residence

The Gianicolo Residence is JCU's apartment-style, academic living community in Trastevere, just a 5 minute walk from the Guarini Campus and a 10 minute walk from the Tiber Campus. The building has 70 independent apartments housing 255 students. The apartments function as fully independent living units which include an equipped kitchen, 1-2 bathrooms, and a common area. It is important to note that the "common area" might not be a separate room (like a living room), rather additional seating space in the kitchen. During the Fall semester, the Gianicolo Residence is an entirely alcohol free residence building and houses a number of freshman students.

The Gianicolo Residence is home to the Office of Housing and Residential Life and, like all of our housing options, is served by a team of Resident Assistants ready to assist students as they settle into life in Rome.

The Residence's amenities include:

  • 24/7 security
  • wireless internet
  • regular cleaning of common areas
  • central air/heat
  • Resident Assistants and some staff reside in the building

Gianicolo Residence

The Social Room

The Social Room is open 24-hours a day and available to all residents when not otherwise reserved for special events hosted or approved by the Housing Office. The Social Room is a place to socialize, work on group projects, etc. Residents may also study in the Social Room.

The Quiet Study Area

The Quiet Study Area is open 24-hours a day. It is a quiet space for study where talking, internet voice chatting of any form, group work, etc., are not permitted at any time. The Quiet Study Area is a communal space with two computer workstations.

The Gym

Located inside the Gianicolo Residence, the gym is a top-rate facility open to the JCU community. It has treadmills, bicycles, and various cardiovascular machines as well as nautilus and free weights. Bilingual personal trainers and trained student assistants are on hand and ready to provide exercise and weight training support. The activity room hosts a number of classes including Latin dance, Zumba, Hip Hop, Pilates, Fitcross, Functional Training, and Aikido.