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Welcome to Cornell's Living-Learning Communities

You'll find a strong connection between living and learning at Cornell as you settle into your new home. Over 55% of undergraduate students live on campus, learning from and growing with people who bring a wide variety of experiences, perspectives, and interests. For tours of program houses and residence halls, see @CornellHousing on Instagram and YouTube.


2023-2024 academic year housing for new undergraduates:

Read about the housing selection timeline for new undergraduates. Applications open on April 5, 2023.


Schedule Your Spring 2023 Departure

Please check back for more information regarding selecting your spring departure.

Students with a departure conflict who cannot meet the 2:00pm Sunday, May 21 closing deadline may request a one-night late departure via the Spring Departure page of your current application in the housing portal for a cost of $48.00. 


Changes to the Forthcoming Housing Selection Process 

Exciting changes are coming to the Housing Selection process for upper-level students this fall! After an extensive review of focus group and survey feedback, we are adjusting the timeline for Room Selection for rising juniors and rising seniors!   

Learn more on the Changes to the Forthcoming Housing Selection Process page and check back throughout the summer for more updates! 



Call the Housing & Residential Life Office at 607-255-5368, or send email to

See Cornell's COVID-19 website for current policies.