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Apply for Housing On Campus

Newly Admitted Students 

Welcome! The application for 2021 - 2022 housing for new students (class of 2025 and transfer students) is open. Read about the process, and after you receive your NetID you can access the housing portal. Apply by May 16, 2021. 

All Ithaca campus first- and second-year full-time students are required to live on campus through the spring semester of their second academic year of enrollment, beginning with first-year and transfer students arriving in fall 2021. Students transferring to Cornell who had two years of an on-campus residential experience at their previous institution, or who are matriculating as a junior or senior, will not be subject to the residency requirement.

Current Undergraduate Students

Room Selection for 2021-2022 housing for current undergraduate students will take place in March 2021. Advance sign-up is required, and will be open Jan. 1 through March 6, 2021. Read about the general room selection process.

Graduate & professional students  

The application for the 2021-2022 year will open at 10am on Thursday, February 11, 2021. To apply for 12-month housing for the 2020-2021 year, use the links that follow:

Read about the graduate and professional students housing application process and deadlines. Need help logging in?  For username/password issues, please contact the Housing & Dining Contracts Office

Questions? Contact our Office of Housing & Residential Life:

Phone: (607) 255-5368 
Email: housing@cornell.edu
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