Residence layouts and amenities vary, but each student is provided with a bed, desk, chair, closet space and dresser. The basic dimensions of the rooms, beds, and windows are listed below.
Visit the residence halls and living-learning communities page for more details about individual residence halls, including video tours. Guidance on what to bring for your new living space can be found on our "what to bring to campus" page.
- An 8' by 10’ carpet will fit all rooms
- Each room has Venetian blinds
- Spring-loaded rods for hanging curtains can be used in most halls
- All curtains must be fire retardant
Suite bedrooms in Allegany, Erie, Genesee, Ontario, Wyoming, Nassau and Suffolk are approximately 10’ x 12’.
The suite lounges (except in Nassau and Suffolk) are approximately 10’ x 14’. The Nassau and Suffolk suite lounges are approximately 10’x 15’, but some may be larger. Putnam rooms are approximately 11’ X 14’. Seneca rooms are approximately 11’ X 17’.
Corridor style rooms in Jones, Livingston, Monroe, and Steuben are approximately 12’ x 12’. Niagara and Onondaga rooms are approximately 11’ x 13’; however, the closets are in various locations in the rooms. Wayne rooms are approximately 11’ x 12’.
An 8’ by 10’ carpet will fit all rooms. All room floors are tiled except Erie Hall, where the bedrooms are carpeted.
All residence hall beds take twin-sized sheets, extra-long (XL).
Allegany, Erie, Genesee, Nassau, Niagara, Onondaga, Ontario, Putnam, Saratoga Terrace, Seneca, Suffolk, Wayne, and Wyoming have adjustable beds, which can be raised to roughly 30 inches above the floor (creating under-bed storage space).
Jones, Livingston, and Monroe have non-adjustable beds, which are about 9 inches above the floor. Leg extenders may be available from the residence hall staff.
Steuben Hall rooms on the first and second floors have non-adjustable beds, which are roughly 9 inches above the floor.
Rooms on the third and fourth floors of Steuben have adjustable beds, which can be raised to about 30 inches above the floor.
Windows and Curtains
Each room is furnished with Venetian blinds. Students may use spring-loaded rods for hanging curtains in most halls. Window sizes vary by hall. For reference, window dimensions are below.
All curtains must be fire retardant. The New York State Fire Marshal does not allow curtains that are not fire retardant to hung in the residence halls. Curtains are not recommended for Putnam, Seneca, and Saratoga due to the window style.
- Allegany, Erie, Genesee, Ontario, Wyoming 48”L x 60”W
- Jones – 60” L x 84”W
- Livingston – 57”L x 84”W
- Monroe – 56”L x 88”W
- Steuben – 50”L x 70”
- Nassau, Suffolk – 51”L x 62”W
- Niagara – 72”L x 50”W
- Onondaga and Wayne – 72”L x 60”W