Your Home at Ithaca College

As a residential college with several on-campus housing options, the IC campus is a place you can call home. In each of our residence halls, you'll find spaces to study, cook, have meaningful discussions, unwind, and make memories.
Coronavirus Updates
The college continues to provide important information and updates about coronavirus on a dedicated website.
Coronavirus Updates
Item Request Form
Students may request Residential Life staff to retrieve and ship (at student’s expense) smaller, essential items from their room.
Item Request Form

Summer Exception Form

The Summer Housing Exception Process is now closed. If you have an urgent request pertaining to housing needs for the remainder of the summer term, please email You may expect a response within 5 business days. 

Please note that there is not an early arrival request process for Fall semester move in. For more details, please refer to Vice President Ferro’s message sent July 17, 2020.

Questions About Spring 2020 Room & Board Refunds/Credits?

In order to help our staff handle requests in a timely manner, we have created a special email address for this topic. Please send specific questions regarding the room and board refund process to

In the First-Year Residential Experience and Residential Learning Communities, discover ways to meet and collaborate with mentors and peers where you live, such as faculty presentations and group social events. Right outside your doorstep you can learn, work on projects, immerse yourself in nature, and explore.

Off-Campus Housing

As a residential college, Ithaca College has a three year residency requirement for students and all non-senior students are required to live on campus. Students are advised not to sign a lease unless you have written approval from the Office of Residential Life.


Office of Residential Life

We are currently operating remotely. Please contact us through the following methods:

Email (primary contact, Monday - Friday) (questions about housing)


(607) 274-3141 

Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM and Friday, 8:30 AM-3:00 PM


Office of Residential Life
2001 East Tower (lobby)
Ithaca, NY 14850

@icreslife on Twitter and Instagram

(607) 274-3141