Housing

Live on SUNY Adirondack’s Queensbury campus

Welcome home, future students! SUNY Adirondack has long been recognized for its incredible sense of community and our Residence Hall allows students to engage with it like never before. Choosing to live at SUNY Adirondack gives you the opportunity to make even deeper connections with your peers, faculty, staff and the greater community.

SUNY Adirondack is committed to providing a safe, comfortable living environment for every student. We offer services — academic, social, emotional and financial — to help each person reach their potential and get the most from their time at SUNY ADK.

Living on campus is a decision that elevates your college experience and leads to lifetime friendships. We hope you join us in SUNY Adirondack’s Residence Hall. Please feel free to contact me with questions.

Best,

Elizabeth Bracken
Director of Residence Life


Have questions?

Liz Bracken, Director of Residence Life, brackene@sunyacc.edu
Penny Deacon, Office Specialist, deaconp@sunyacc.edu
Office: 518-832-7785
 

STUDENT HOUSING APPLICATION CHECKLIST

1. Apply and be accepted to SUNY Adirondack.

2. Complete the online Housing Application. We offer accommodations upon request.

3. Pay $250 Housing Deposit by sending a check or money order made out to "SUNY Adirondack" to the Residence Life Office or pay online.

4. Contact the Center for Student Success at advising@sunyacc.edu to sign up for placement testing.

Housing Assignments are prioritized on the date of housing application, completion of Accepted Student steps and meeting financial obligations.

If you have any questions regarding Residential Housing, email reslife@sunyacc.edu or call 518-832-7785.

Living on-campus is a privilege that comes with responsibilities.

We want the Residence Hall to remain a safe, welcoming place for ALL students.

Read the Residence Life Handbook, 2019-2020 academic year, for everything you need to know.


The Office of Residence Life will:

  1. Create an atmosphere conducive to learning, provide referral to appropriate academic support services and provide and assist in the academic advising process in the Residence Hall.
  2. Implement and foster a comprehensive educational component supporting students by providing programming enhancing understanding of cultural, ethnic, gender, physical, racial, sexual orientation and religious differences.
  3. Create and maintain a residence hall community in which students take responsibility for comprehending and enriching their environment while respecting the rights and needs of others within the SUNY Adirondack community.
  4. Provide students with affordable and comfortable on-campus housing accommodations.
  5. Facilitate the adjustment and transition of new students to SUNY Adirondack through various programs (e.g., new student orientation).
  6. Provide a disciplinary structure promoting and encouraging student accountability and responsibility.
  7. Provide values-based educational programming to raise student awareness of social, emotional, mental and physical health, substance abuse and responsible sexual behavior.
  8. Stimulate and encourage student participation in campus and community organizations.
  9. Strengthen recruitment and selection procedures to attract a high-quality and diverse professional and para-professional staff.
  10. Provide a comprehensive training and a developmental program for professional and para-professional staff.
  11. Have professional staff stay current with trends in higher education by keeping pace with student development theory through publications, attendance at conferences and participation in professional organizations.
  12. Provide a comprehensive ongoing evaluation/assessment of the housing and residence life operation including its personnel, programs and procedures.

Room and Board Pricing 2021-2022 Per Student-Per Semester
 

 Students in Bedroom/
Students in Suite

Cost of Room Per
Semester

Suite Description

2 students per bedroom/4 students per suite

$4,175

STANDARD SUITE (2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms)

1 student per bedroom/2 students per suite

$5,340

SINGLE ROOM (2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms)

All students are required to purchase a meal plan. There are (4) four meal plan options available. Meal plans A, B and C cost $1,925 per semester; Meal Plan D costs $2,280 per semester. 

The details for the four plans are:

Plan A: 200 meals per semester, $100 declining balance (Cost: $3,850/year, $1,925/semester)

Plan B: 150 meals per semester, $400 declining balance (Cost: $3,850/year, $1,925/semester)

Plan C: 100 meals per semester, $550 declining balance (Cost: $3,850/year, $1,925/semester)

Plan D: 240 meals per semester, $100 declining balance (Cost: $4,560/year, $2,280/semester)

 * Declining Balance Points can be used in both the cafeteria and the Einstein’s Bagels Cafe located on campus in the Scoville Building.

** Prices are subject to change each school year. The rates above are for the 2021-2022 school year.

Financial Aid can be used to cover the costs associated with housing. Please speak with the Financial Aid Office to find out options available as every student’s situation is different.

The Financial Aid Office can be contacted at (518) 743-2223. Their office is located in Warren Hall.

Financial Responsibility/Liability Schedule

Further explanation of the “Failure to Pay” section of the Residence Hall Contract, and Section 5.21 of the Residence Life Handbook, in accordance to the SUNY liability schedule.

Students who officially withdraw and check out from the Residence Hall may be eligible for a bill adjustment.  The adjustment is determined by the date the student processes their withdrawal from the residence hall, which must be completed by the student and staff member, according to the schedule below.

Students who unofficially withdraw or check out from the Residence Hall, in part or whole, are 100% liable for all housing fees and meal plan charges.

 

Liability Amount

Withdrawal through the day before term begins:

0% housing fees and meal plan charges

Withdrawal through the end of the 1st week of term:

25% housing fees and meal plan charges

Withdrawal through the end of the 2nd week of term:

50% housing fees and meal plan charges

Withdrawal through the end of the 3rd week of term:

75% housing fees/ 100% meal plan charges

Withdrawal after the end of the 3rd week of term:

100% housing fees and meal plan charges

 

What is included in SUNY Adirondack's Residence Hall?

  • Furniture: couch, arm chair, dining table, two dining chairs, entertainment stand and end table
  • Kitchen: cabinets and a sink
  • Bedroom, for each student: standard twin bed, standard twin mattress, armoire, desk and desk chair
  • Bathroom: double vanity sink, toilet, shower and toilet paper holder
  • High-speed wireless Internet
  • Cable TV
  • Exercise facility
  • Onsite laundry
  • Classroom space
  • Meeting space
  • Live-in professional staff and student resident assistants
  • Onsite security
  • Free community bus transportation through Greater Glens Falls transit

Is a deposit required?

A $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.

Does SUNY Adirondack offer gender-neutral housing?

Yes. Beginning in Fall 2021, the Residence Hall will offer gender-neutral suites.

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. Financial Aid CANNOT cover a housing deposit. 

For questions or help, contact Financial Counselor for Residential Students Reburta Moffitt at moffitr2@sunyacc.edu.

What sort of activities are offered?

The Residence Hall Association and the staff of RAs provide a wide variety of programs for the building, as does the Office of Student Activities campus wide. Any student can be a member of Residence Hall Association and help plan events for the building.

Can I bring my car?

There will be a limited number of parking spaces for residential students. Students can ride the bus absolutely free to get around and it stops right on campus!

See the Glens Falls Transit schedule and more information. 

How big is the Residence Hall?

SUNY Adirondack’s Residence Hall holds a maximum of 413 students. For the Fall 2021 semester, we will welcome 300 students (removing the option for triple suites as part of safety protocols in the wake of the pandemic).

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