Contact Us

Residence Life and Housing
Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-33

Phone: 607-753-4724
Fax: 607-753-5984

Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

 

For Parents of International Students

Supporting your student’s education, especially at a college located in a different country and culture, can be exciting and concerning. You can rest assured that SUNY Cortland faculty members, staff, students and programs are focused on your student’s well-being. Download the International Student Guide PDF to learn more about helping your student prepare for a successful experience.

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We're Here for Your Student

The residence life and housing staff want you as the parent and family of your student to know what is happening while they are away at college. Sending your child to college is a time of transition for everyone, and we will work hard to make it a smooth transition.

Please visit this page for regular updates, new information and ways you can help your student be successful while they are at SUNY Cortland.

News and Updates

Residence Life Conference

The Residence Life Conference will be held on Saturday, February 21. Visit the Residence Life Conference Web page for more information.

Winter Break

Residence halls close for Winter Break at 6 p.m. on Fri., Dec. 12, 2014. More information.

West Campus Apartments residents: staying for break? Complete this form.

New Students- Housing Preference Form

The housing preference form will be available for you to complete starting Mon., Dec. 1. Visit myRedDragon to access the form.

New This Year: Package Delivery

Starting August 1, all packages delivered to students living on campus will be available for pick up at the new mail service counter located in the basement of Neubig Hall. Read more about package delivery.

Current Students- Apply to Live in the Leadership House

Are you looking for a new experience? Would you like to live with a small group of students in a house on campus? The Leadership House program might be for you! Attend the open house on Saturday, March 22 between noon and 4 p.m. Learn more and apply today.

Free Parking at West Campus Apartments

All residents of West Campus Apartments are eligible for free parking. Visit the WCA Web page for guidelines.

Plan Ahead

Plan ahead for the many events that you and your student may be attending during the year.

Learn more about parking for these events.

Tobacco-Free Campus

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Stay Connected

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If you would like to send your student mail or a package, please address it like this:

Residence Halls

Student name
Room # Hall name
Cortland, NY 13045

West Campus Apartments

Student name
Building # West Campus Circle, Apt #
Cortland, NY 13045

Leadership House

Student name
Leadership House, Room #
94 Prospect Avenue
Cortland, NY 13045

For more information regarding USPS, UPS, and FedEx mail delivery, visit Mail and Package Deliveries.

Keep in touch with your student by sending Hugs from Home. Choose from gift cards, cakes, ice cream and more. You can also opt to send a Care Package.

On-Campus Living

Our 17 residence halls provide a comfortable, safe, fun and friendly living environment for your student.

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Off-Campus Living

The city of Cortland is a safe community with numerous housing options for students.

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Campus Safety

There is no higher priority at SUNY Cortland than the safety of the campus community, and we take many steps to maintain a safe environment.

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Housing Requirement

Freshmen/Freshmen Transfers

Required to live on campus for four semesters or two full years.

Transfers

Required to live on campus for two semesters or one full year.

Automatic approval to live off campus*

  • You are over the age of 21 by September or January of the semester you begin classes
  • You commute from home (60-mile maximum)
  • You are married
  • You are a veteran

*If you are a new student who qualifies to live off campus, please complete the New Student Off Campus Approval Form