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Residence Life

Residence Life administers the College's residential housing program and offers students a variety of choices for living on campus. Among other options, students may elect to live in an all first-year building, a transfer student community, or a residential college house. All residences are open to Geneseo students. Residents may also choose to live in All-Gender housing that allows roommate and suitemate groups regardless of gender expression, gender identity, or biological sex assigned at birth.

To help students find their niche socially and academically, every residence hall has a unique community experience designed to engage and connect its residents. Each of Geneseo's Residence Halls are intentional spaces that function to contribute to student learning. Browse our housing options to find the community that's right for you.

Living on Campus During COVID-19

What does living on campus look like this fall?

  • Residents who choose not to get vaccinated will be wearing masks in the residence halls when they are outside of their rooms. This includes bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, lounges, hallways, and other common areas.
  • Residence Halls will continue to be cleaned to meet NYS guidelines and CDC and DOH hygiene standards.
  • All community members will need to be diligent about personal hygiene and cleanliness. Thoughtfulness about and attention to hand washing, clothes laundering, space sharing, and equipment borrowing, etc. are compulsory.
  • Common spaces will be reset and fully usable by residents.  Unvaccinated residents will need to mask and practice physical distancing. 
  • Resident Assistant and Hall Council student engagement experiences (SEEs) will be offered in person. 
  • Superior Singles will continue to be available to residents at an increased rate. Medical Singles are still available through the Office of Accessibility.
  • Residence Life staff will be prepared to implement an urgent move-out plan should health conditions necessitate a suspension of residential operations.
  • COVID-19 Policies - violations will be documented and residents will face conduct charges.

Guests and Visitation - Updated July 2021

  • Visitation privileges have resumed per the residential license.
  • Guests, visitors, and other students or residents are permitted to enter a residence hall that is not the one to which they are assigned.
  • Residents are permitted to visit another resident's room.
  • Residence Hall card access will be limited to residents who are assigned to a particular building.

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Contact Us

Residence Life
MacVittie College Union 319
SUNY Geneseo
One College Circle
Geneseo, NY, 14454
Phone: 585-245-5726

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