Residence Halls

Residence Halls

Students living in Residence Halls are embedded in a learning community of diverse interests and lifestyles. With 13 halls to choose from and a mixture of special interest and lifestyle floors, students are encouraged to explore, connect, and learn in this supported living environment.

Located on campus, Residence Halls are a community connected by a set of underground tunnels with easy access to dining, postal services, and Residence Life support staff. Each floor has Resident Advisors who facilitate social gatherings and offer personal and developmental support to students.


Students eligible to live in Residence Halls include:
First Year Students
Current Students
Transfer/Graduate Students

Meal Plan

Students living in the Residence Halls are required to have a meal plan. A Tiger meal plan is automatically applied but can be changed.
First Year Meal Plans
Upperclass Meal Plans

Featured Amenities

Locked 24/7 with Card Access Required

Free Shuttle Bus Services

Tiger TV

MicroFridge In Room

Shared Lounges

Grill and Picnic Areas

Laundry Included in Rent

Live-in Residence Life Staff

Special Interest & Lifestyle Housing

If you're passionate about a field of study or a special topic, you may want to live in one of our seven special interest houses (floors in our residence halls). If you want the variety of people and experiences gained from living in a residence hall but like the idea of floors designed for a particular lifestyle, consider choosing a lifestyle floor.
Special Interest Housing
Lifestyle Floors

Room Information

We look forward to helping you get settled in your new room.
Find out what is included in your residence hall room, what to bring, and answers to other frequently asked questions.

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Room Types


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Floor Plans

Floor plans are available for each floor in each Residence Hall. View differences between rooms, proximity to stairs, restrooms, and other amenities.

Note: RIT computer account login is required to access the floor plans.

View Floor Plans

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Comparison Tool

With a vast amount of housing options and amenities, our comparison tool allows you to compare residences side by side and by features. Find the option that best suits you.

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Tour RIT Housing with one of our student housing ambassadors to learn more about our residences, ask questions, and get a feel for living at RIT.


- Residence Halls
Room Size
Per Semester, Per Person
Per 2 Semester, Per Person
Per Summer, Per Day
Multiple Occupancy
Single Occupancy
Large Single
Double as Single
Single with Bathroom