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Student walking outside on campus.

Living on campus is an exciting part of your Syracuse University experience. You’ll have easy access to all that our campus offers, including classrooms, academic resources, dining halls, clubs and organizations and many other facilities and amenities.

Live and Learn in a Place Where You Can Be Yourself and Belong to Something Bigger

Ernie Davis Hall exterior.

Over half of our students live on campus. This helps you build stronger connections with faculty and staff, deepen relationships with fellow students and learn what it means to be part of a campus community.

As a student, you can choose from a range of housing options, including traditional double rooms in residence halls, apartment-style living on South Campus after your second year or take part in a living learning community where students with shared interests or majors come together.

Stats and Facts


Residence Halls
53 %

of students live on campus.
25 +

Living Learning Communities
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Places To Eat on Campus
View of a dorm room.


Syracuse University is more than just a beautiful place to live—we're a welcoming community where you’ll make lifelong friends and share life-changing experiences. From residential facilities to apartments, learn about housing options for first-year students, second-year students and beyond.

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Saddler dining hall.

Meals and Dining

No matter where you are on campus, delicious, nutritious and convenient food options are always nearby. Our award-winning food services provides creative menus designed to delight your taste buds and fuel your mind and body. Learn about a wide variety of healthy food choices, menu plans, dining locations and nutritional information.

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The exterior of the Crouse College building.

Campus Highlights

With a mix of traditional and contemporary architecture, sprawling greens and historic sculptures, the Syracuse University campus is more than just a backdrop. It’s the place where you’ll make lifelong friends and share life-changing experiences.

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Student getting off the bus.

Transportation and Campus Shuttle

Our comprehensive and efficient shuttle service can take you to locations throughout the Syracuse University campus, and safety escorts are available on-call for night-time activities (or any time you’d like added security). And, the Connective Corridor makes it easy to get from campus to many of the city’s top destinations.

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Student watering plant in dorm.
Students sitting on a bench outside.
Students spending time outside with Otto.