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Syracuse University is more than just a beautiful place to live—our welcoming community invites you to make lifelong friends and life-changing decisions.

It is easy to make yourself at home in one of our 21 residence halls, with accommodations to meet diverse needs. With approximately 53% of students living on campus, new friends are easy to find as you settle into your home away from home.


Residence Halls
53 %

of students live on campus.
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Living Learning Communities
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Dining Venues Across Campus
Exterior of Robert Shaw residence hall.

Housing for First-Year Students

Living in a residence hall on campus keeps you close to all the action and provides a convenient home base for studying and relaxing during your first year.

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The exterior of the South Campus Apartments.

Housing for Your Second Year and Beyond

Syracuse University provides housing options and assistance to fit a wide range of needs. About 53% of students move to the University's apartment-style housing on South Campus in their second year.

Learn about housing options
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Living Learning Communities

Participating in a living learning community provides you the opportunity to live and learn with other students who have similar interests and passions.

Discover communities
Inside of Saddler Hall common area.

Residential Facilities and Apartments

You'll find it easy to make yourself at home in one of our 21 residence halls or 1,100 apartments with diverse accommodations and amenities.

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View of the City of Syracuse.

Off-Campus Living

Whether you live in the University neighborhood or commute from a nearby location, living off campus offers the opportunity to experience an even larger community.

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An on-campus residential building.

Housing Calendar

Take note of important dates and deadlines regarding on-campus housing.

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The sense of community is something that I like best about being a Syracuse student. It has helped me build a home away from home.

Enrique Prejula '23 Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management Martin J. Whitman School of Management
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Student Living

Get involved in your residential living community, from resident advisor to peer mentor.

Apartment and Off-Campus Student Living Team

You don’t have to live on campus to be a vital part of the Syracuse University community and make your time on campus count.

Office of Housing, Meal Plan, and I.D. Card Services

Your source for information on residential facilities, flexible meal plan options and convenient I.D. card services.

Saddler residence hall common area.
Portrait of Madeline Messare in her dorm.
Interior of dorm room.