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Housing and Residence Life at SUNY Plattsburgh

More Than Just "Living In a Dorm"

The housing options at SUNY Plattsburgh offer a safe, secure, well-maintained environment, which addresses the academic, personal and social needs of our students.

Housing & Residence Life Office Hours:

Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the academic year

7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during summer and most vacations.

A dorm is place to sleep and shower. Our residence halls provide opportunities for students to engage in leadership roles, interact with other students by attending activities, seek academic support services such as advising and tutoring, or just hang out with friends in lounges equipped with TVs, pool tables, ping-pong tables, and a variety of other fun stuff!

Living on campus is fun, exciting, and challenging! There is a strong sense of community in our halls and students play a central role in creating an environment that values understanding and respect.

Students consistently give the residence hall staff, safety and security, and their experiences in the residence halls an excellent rating in our annual Quality of Life Survey.

Virtual Room Tour

Get a sense of what our Residence Hall rooms look like with the Virtual Room Tour. Simply click the photo below to enter our tour of each residence hall room, or select the individual links below to go to a specific room type.

Interior view of a dorm room. Click on this image to view 360 degree view of various rooms.

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Housing Application for Rooms in a Residence Hall

Attention New Students: Once you have paid your $250 deposit, you can submit your housing application (Spring applicants may begin on November 1 and Fall applicants on February 1). We encourage you to complete the housing application right away as assignments are made on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Here's how you can submit your housing application online:

  1. Go to my.plattsburgh.edu
  2. Go to Login Section and enter your NetID as prompted
  3. Enter and change your password (if this your first login)
  4. After logging in, click on the Admissions Tab
  5. Under Admissions checklist, click on Complete Housing Application/Exemption
  6. To apply for on-campus housing, click "Housing Questionnaire"
  7. Follow instructions to submit housing application

SUNY Plattsburgh recognizes that students with disabilities may require a specific type of housing accommodation to fully participate in the residential aspects of living on the campus. In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the subsequent Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 as amended in 2008, SUNY Plattsburgh provides equal access to educational programs, including housing, and safeguards against discrimination for qualified students with disabilities as defined by the ADA.  Students seeking such an accommodation should follow the procedure outlined here, https://web.plattsburgh.edu/policies/administrative/housing-accommodation.php.

If you prefer to complete a paper application, you can request one via email at housing@plattsburgh.edu or by phone at (800) 569-5716. 

Housing Exemption Request for Commuting and Off-Campus Students

Attention New Students: Once you have paid your $250 deposit, you can submit your housing exemption request (Spring applicants may begin on November 1 and Fall applicants on February 1).

Here's how you can submit your housing exemption request online:

  1. Go to my.plattsburgh.edu
  2. Go to Login Section and enter your NetID as prompted
  3. Enter and change your password (if this your first login)
  4. After logging in, click on the Admissions Tab
  5. Under Admissions checklist, click on Complete Housing Application/Exemption
  6. To apply for off-campus housing, click "Housing Exemption Request"
  7. Follow instructions to submit housing exemption request

If you prefer to complete a paper application, you can request one via email at housing@plattsburgh.edu or by phone at (800) 569-5716.
 

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A student using her laptop in a dorm room.

Students watching television in a dorm room.

 

Contact Information

If you have any questions about housing or residence life at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Trisha Pellerin, Assistant Director of Housing
Housing & Residence Life Office
Algonquin Hall 103
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  
Phone: (518) 564-3824
Email: housing@plattsburgh.edu