Student Housing: Frequently Asked Questions

SUNY Adirondack is now accepting housing applications for Fall 2016!

When can I apply for Student Housing? The online application for Student Housing is now available!. 

Students will be required to apply on line and must be full time (at least 12 credits) matriculated student in good standing.

Current students must log into Banner Self -Serve

New students must apply for Admissions first and then Housing. You can begin your application to the College and for Housing going to, clicking the Admissions tab, then clicking the New Student tab and then clicking the Apply Here link. For Admissions related application questions you should contact the Admissions Office directly at 518-743-2264. Please continue to check for continuous updates.

What is the cost for Student Housing?

The standard cost of housing for a 2 bedroom 4 person suite for the 2016-2017 academic year is $7,380 per year, or $3,690 per semester. Meal Plans A, B and C are $3,410 per year, or $1,705 per semester. Meal Plan D is $4,030 per year, or $2,015 per semester. There is also a $25 Resident Programming Fee each semester.

What are the different Meal Plan options?

Resident Students are required to purchase a meal plan.

The details for the four plans are:

Plan A: 200 meals per semester, $100 declining balance 

Plan B: 150 meals per semester, $400 declining balance

Plan C: 125 meals per semester, $550 declining balance

Plan D: 240 meals per semester, $100 declining balance

Is a deposit required?

An annual $250 deposit is required to reserve your space in the Student Housing facility. The deposit is refundable only if housing is not offered to a student.

Can financial aid be used to cover the cost of Student Housing?

YES. In addition to tuition and fees, most forms of financial aid can be used to cover living expenses including campus housing and meal plans. The SUNY Adirondack Financial Aid Office will notify you of your eligibility for aid after review of your application.

What sort of activities will be offered?

In addition to programming offered directly within the residence hall facility, the Office of Student Activities also offers a wide variety of activities and events a student can take part in. 

Can I bring my car?

There will be a limited number of parking spaces for residence students. NO CAR, NO Problem! Ride the bus absolutely free to get anywhere -- it stops right on campus!

How will housing accommodations be determined?

Housing is available on a first-come basis. A priority list will be developed for students who sign up after the complex reaches capacity.

How big is the residence hall?

SUNY Adirondack’s residence hall holds a maximum of 413 students.

How many people are in each room?

SUNY Adirondack’s modern suite format accommodates four students per suite with two students in each bedroom.

Are the residential suites furnished?

Each suite is furnished with a standard twin bed, desk, chair, dresser and a wardrobe for each student and a couch, chair, end table, entertainment stand and small table with chairs.

Are cable TV and Internet included in the total cost?

Wireless high-speed Internet and cable television are included in the cost of living on campus.

What other facilities are located in the Student Housing complex?

In addition to suites, the residence hall includes classrooms, a state-of-the-art fitness facility, and a laundry room ($1.25 to wash, $1.25 to dry).

What items are permitted and not permitted in the Residence Hall?

Please find an complete list here and consult the Rules and Regulations section of this website for the Office of Residence Life handbook that outlines expectations.

What kind of staff will be in the building?

The College has 24 hour on-campus security with the security operations for campus based in the residence hall. In addition, the building has 3 live-in professional staff and 8 student resident assistants.

Are Pets allowed?

There are no pets of any kind allowed in the residence hall. Service animals and approved emotional support animals are permitted.

Is my spouse or child able to live with me?

As of right now, the residence hall will be for full-time enrolled SUNY Adirondack students -- no families or children.


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