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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.

Welcome Class of 2028!

Congratulations on your acceptance to Cornell University! As a first-year student, you'll be part of a community of more than 3,000 new Cornellians living in residence halls and Program Houses on North Campus. We are excited to welcome you to campus and look forward to meeting you in August!

Be sure to fill our your housing application starting April 3, 2024, found in the Housing Portal and learn all about the application process on our New Undergrad Application Process page.

Over the summer, you’ll be receiving your 2024-25 housing assignment and information to help you plan moving in on campus. Please wait to make your travel plans until you have your assignment. 

Apply for Summer Housing

On-campus housing is available for eligible undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Applications for summer housing are now open and must be submitted at least 10 days prior to your arrival. Summer room assignments will begin in April.

Read details and apply on the Summer Housing page.

Commencement Housing reservations are now open

On-campus housing in the residence halls on North Campus will be offered for guests during the 2024 Commencement Weekend. Students living in on-campus housing may reserve via the Housing Portal beginning at 10am on Monday, January 29, and students living off campus may reserve beginning at 10am on Tuesday, January 30.

Read details and reserve space on the Commencement Housing page.



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