Returning Student Room Selection Process

Everything you need to know.

The returning student housing selection event has passed. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Residence Life & Housing at (315) 574-4016.


  • Room selection is the process whereby current students apply for on-campus housing for the academic year.

  • Any student wanting housing for next year (2020-2021) must pay a $350 Security Deposit and submit a new Housing Contract to the Office of Residence Life & Housing. In addition to the Security Deposit and contract, the following requirements must be met:

    1. Be registered for 12 credits for the fall semester
    2. Be in good financial standing
    3. Have no unsatisfied judicial sanctions
  • For a full breakdown of what it costs to attend Herkimer College and live on campus, check out our Tuition & Fees page.

  • Students seeking suitable furnishings or accommodations due to disabilities, medical conditions or psychological conditions, or for other reasons, should make an appointment with the Director of Residence Life & Housing, weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm. Students will be asked to attend an informational meeting with the director and to provide supporting documentation.

  • No. Changes will not be allowed after you have selected your room. If there are extenuating circumstances, you must submit a letter to the Office of Residence Life & Housing stating the reason that a change is necessary. The specific change request must be included in the letter. You will be contacted if your request for a change is granted.

  • The cancellation policy is strictly enforced. Please review the cancellation policy in your Housing Contract.

  • Stop by the Office of Residence Life & Housing located in the Campus Meadows Apartment Complex between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, or call (315) 574-4016.