All students who are first-time, full-time SUNY Cobleskill students and all other academic year resident students are obligated to a two-year agreement to reside on campus. Students transferring in to SUNY Cobleskill are obligated to a one year housing agreement. Requests to terminate the Terms and Conditions of Residence Hall Occupancy Agreement (to move off campus) during the time of the Agreement must be submitted in writing to the Director of Residential Life for review.
There are seven main styles of residence hall rooms on our campus. Most rooms measure approximately 12 x 13 x 14.
The size of windows may vary depending on the building type and location in the building.
Mattresses in Davis, Dix, Draper, Fake, Parsons, Pearson, Ten Eyck, Vroman* and Wieting are twin XL size.
*Suites in Vroman Hall have standard twin size mattresses.
Mattresses in Alumni Commons are all standard twin size.
Each double room is furnished with two closets, two beds, two dressers, two desks, two desk chairs, one floor lamp or overhead light, one mirror, and window blinds.
The College permits one 1.75 amp refrigerator OR one Micro-Fridge unit (a combination refrigerator, freezer, microwave) per student room. The company that provides Micro-Fridge units for sale or rent is www.refrigeratorleasing.com. Living in Alumni Commons? You don't need a microwave because there's one in your suite/townhouse (also, they are not permitted in Alumni Commons).
Yes, coffee makers and electric tea kettles with an automatic shutoff feature are permitted. Most other cooking devices are not permitted in the residences halls.
Yes. Students may bring their own computers to the campus. All students, however, have access to computing services through labs of various sizes located throughout the campus.
Residence halls are a supportive space for students of all gender identities and expressions. Communal bathrooms are gender-specific. Additionally, single-occupancy bathrooms are available in most buildings and are gender inclusive.
Alumni Commons townhomes/suites have single-person bedrooms. Within the townhouse or suite, occupants can be of any gender.
Due to challenges related to COVID-19, until further notice, visitors and guests are not permitted at this time.
If you are uncomfortable at any time, but especially during the initial weeks on-campus, talk with your Resident Assistant (RA), Resident Director (RD) and/or any member of the Wellness Center or Student Development/Residential Life staff.
We offer jobs as Night Hosts, Sustainability Mentors, Sustainability Assistants and as Resident Assistants.
Please refer to "Terms and Conditions" of Residence Hall Occupancy. The college maintains no insurance for property loss or damage for any cause; therefore, the student should carry personal property insurance, if desired.
The college cannot recommend one way or another; we encourage you to check with your current homeowner's policy on coverage. There are companies that offer additional property insurance. www.CollegeStudentInsurance.com
Typically, students can leave belongings in their rooms during vacation breaks which occur during the academic year. Due to challenges related to COVID-19, students will to take belingings home when they check out in November. There is no summer storage for student belongings.
Generally, no. There are very few exceptions to the regulation which requires two years of campus residence before a student is permitted to move off campus. See "Terms and Conditions" of Residence Hall Occupancy for more information.