Housing and Dining

Colgate students live, learn, and dine together on campus.聽

Two students chat in a student bedroom in one of Colgate's Residential Commons


Students are guaranteed on-campus housing throughout their four years on campus. They begin聽their residential experiences within one of four intellectual community-building residential commons.

Residential facilities range in style聽from traditional residence halls聽to townhouses, apartments, and affinity housing.聽

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Student being served food at a station in Frank Dining Hall


Colgate boasts a healthy and sustainability-conscious food program with multiple locations for gathering and dining聽on campus.聽

First-year students begin with an unlimited聽meal plan. As students聽grow in independence throughout their four years, additional meal-plan variants are available聽to suit their lifestyle.

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