Matelson Hall houses upper class students who are at least 20 years of age and have 58 credits. There is a limited number of single rooms for unmarried graduate students. The four story building is co-ed, and all rooms are arranged suite style. Each room is occupied by two students, connected by a bathroom to another room where two students of the same gender reside. The building is wired for phone (on-campus calls only), cable TV, and computer ports; is air-conditioned; and has laundry facilities and vending machines. There is no elevator.

The building is smoke free. No smoking is permitted in suites, hallways, and common areas, and there are smoke detectors and fire prevention sprinklers in every room.

The Matelson Hall Office is located in White Hall, Room 110; phone 973-720-3530.