Residence Life FAQs
The college is awaiting guidelines from New York State as to whether or not this will impact residence hall occupancy. Once we have that information, hopefully at the beginning of June, we will be able to formalize plans for what Fall looks like and will communicate those plans.
In the event that residence hall occupancy is reduced, priority will be given to out of state students and those that are in face-to-face/experiential classes. We will also give priority to in-season student athletes who live farther away. We will work with Academic Affairs to identify those students impacted. We are also awaiting guidelines from New York State regarding if the residence hall occupancy will be reduced. Once we have that information we will be able to better look at what our numbers look like overall and how this will affect who can live on campus.
If the residence halls are reduced to single occupancy, room rates will be modified accordingly.
Yes, we hope to open the residence halls as long as local and state guidelines allow it.
At this point, we are awaiting guidelines from New York State and how this will impact overall occupancy numbers. We anticipate those guidelines in early June. At which time we will review and share next steps regarding living on campus
Once plans for Fall 2020 residence life are finalized, we will communicate details about a Zoom meeting to discuss plans and answer questions.
In order to minimize risk, it is likely that outside guests will not be allowed in the residence halls during the Fall 2020 semester.
A communication went out identifying single-occupancy as a potential solution. We are waiting for additional guidance from New York State, how this will impact occupancy and what the College can do. That decision will determine the outcome regarding single occupancy.
Once we have further information from New York State we will share with all residents. We hope for this information in early June, and plan to share information by mid-end of June.
Once we have additional guidance from New York State this will impact our overall occupancy numbers. Priority will be given to students that are out of state/area along with those that are identified in face to face classes. We would work directly with Academic Affairs to identify those impacted. Our hope to is share any updates regarding this as soon as possible. We hope to hear from New York State in early June.
Once we receive updated guidance from New York State regarding occupancy for Fall 2020, we will work with Academic Affairs to identify students that are out of state/area who will be taking face to face classes. In-season student-athletes from out of the area will also be given priority for housing.
We are working with our dining services provider, Lessing’s, to implement a plan that will ensure social distancing and limit face to face interaction. Considerations include utilizing technology to order food items ahead for pickup and other avenues to limit face to face interaction.
We are currently awaiting guidelines from New York State concerning the impact on our Residence Hall occupancy. We are anticipating those in early June. Once we have those, that will allow us to plan for who can live on campus taking into account distance and those taking experiential/face-to-face classes.