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Townhouse Community

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Townhouse Community

Townhouse Community, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

The Townhouse Community is a great option for students who want the independence of apartment-style living, but also the convenience and support of living on campus. During academic year 2020 - 2021 the Townhouse Community is for first-year and transfer students. During 2021 - 2022 the Townhouse Community will also include sophomore students.

The complex is made up of four-person and six-person townhouses, each featuring two or three double bedrooms, a large living room and kitchen, and a bathroom. Most are two-story; some are single level. 

Residents of the Townhouses have their own community-center building, a focal point of activities, programs, and socializing. They also are just across the street from Robert Purcell Community Center and have easy access to its facilities, including the Marketplace Eatery dining room and the Bear Necessities convenience store. 

Transfer students who live in the Townhouse Community are generally assigned to apartments with other new transfer students.

Explore the Townhouses community pages in CampusGroups.

Community features:   

  • 300+ residents 
  • Located on North Campus 
  • 4- and 6-person townhouse apartments, each with 2-3 double bedrooms, a large living room and kitchen, and a bathroom (residents pay a special Townhouse Double rate)  
  • A community-center building with a TV/social lounge, study lounge, piano, kitchen, and laundry facilities 
  • Bedrooms contain, for each occupant: an extra-long twin bed, a closet and a bureau (or wardrobe/bureau combination), a desk and desk chair, a desk lamp, a wastebasket, and floor carpeting 
  • Wireless Internet access 
  • Townhouse Community rooms have manually controlled air conditioning. 
  • Townhouse Community residents must test their carbon monoxide detectors weekly.

Faculty involvement:
The Townhouses Community has a number of Faculty and Community Fellows that provide students with opportunities to explore and cultivate their academic, intellectual, and cultural interests. You will find them attending events in your building, eating with students in the dining room, and leading on and off campus trips to lectures, plays, films, concerts, and regional points of interest.  

Dining options:
Learn about Cornell Dining's meal plans.
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