First-Year Undergraduates On-Campus Housing
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.
First-Year Residence Halls: Cornell's first-year residence halls are friendly and supportive communities where residents live, learn, socialize, and study together. All are coed with the exception of Balch Hall, which is open to first-year women only.
- Balch Hall
- Clara Dickson Hall
- Court-Kay-Bauer Hall
- High Rise #5
- Jameson Hall
- Low Rise #6
- Low Rise #7
- Mary Donlon Hall
- Mews Hall
- Townhouse Community
Program Houses: Program Houses are themed residence halls celebrating a special interest or cultural background. These communities are open to first-year, transfer, and upperlevel men and women.
- Ecology House
- Holland International Living Center (HILC)
- Just About Music (JAM)
- Latino Living Center (LLC)
- Loving House
- Multicultural Living Learning Unit (McLLU)
- Risley Residential College
- Ujamaa Residential College
As a part of your new north campus neighborhood, you'll also find the Carol Tatkon Center for first-year students, two active community centers, three dining rooms, two cafes, a convenience store and grill, two athletic facilities, basketball and tennis courts, and a sand volleyball court. And all within a short walk to academic buildings on central campus!
On-campus housing is GUARANTEED for all incoming first-year students.