Residential Facilities

Cazenovia College is primarily a residential community, with 93% of all full-time students residing in College housing. Student Life staff focus on promoting a positive living community that provides students with safe, comfortable and attractive communities that support academic learning, personal growth and leadership development in order to prepare students for success and service in their personal and professional lives.
While each of our 11 residential facilities has their own unique character, all residences offer on-site laundry facilities and house at least one resident advisor.  Each room is equipped with Internet access as well as a cable connection with a basic cable package, at no additional cost to the student. In addition, Cazenovia College provides upon request, Session Initiated Protocol (SIP) telephone adaptors on loan via a loan agreement. The SIP adaptors allow access to telephone and voicemail service, upon activation by contacting Information and Communications Techniques.

Farber Hall (all-female building), Hubbard Hall, Park Hall, Shove Hall and Watts Hall are mixed class housing. 15 Sullivan Street, 9 Sullivan Street, McLaughlin Apartment, Shove Suites, Village Commons and Village Suites are typically reserved for upper-class students.

Residential Requirements
All full-time freshmen, sophomores and juniors are required to live in College residential facilities, except for those who live within commuting distance and reside with parents, relatives and legal guardians or have been granted an exemption from the Dean for Student Life.  Some scholarships have residency requirements.

"Full-time" is defined as maintaining at least twelve (12) credit hours per semester.  A student must be enrolled full-time and maintain at least the equivalent of 12 credit hours per semester to live in College-owned or leased housing.  If a student drops below 12 credits s/he must obtain the approval of the Dean for Student Life to remain in campus housing.

15 Sullivan Street is a small, 21-person house, convenient to campus. The house includes a main lounge, full size kitchen, three double rooms, three triple rooms, one quad and two single rooms.   This is an all-female housing option.

9 Sullivan Street Apartments are comprised of one and two bedroom apartments. The complex is located on Sullivan St. across the street from Shove Suites. Each furnished apartment includes a living room, study area, kitchen with a stove and refrigerator and bathroom.
Farber Hall is located beside Hubbard and Shove Hall and houses 121 women. The building includes six air-conditioned residential wings, each with its own bathroom facility. There is a full kitchen adjacent to the large main lounge used for building programming.  Most rooms are double occupancy, with a few triples and singles.
Hubbard Hall, located on Seminary Street, across from the Health Center, is the center of Cazenovia College campus activity. The College Dining Hall is located on the first floor, along with Campus Safety. The second and third floors accommodate 140 students. Most student rooms are doubles, with limited triples and quads. Hubbard Hall also offers several single rooms.

The McLaughlin Apartments are located at 82 Albany Street across the street from the Lincklaen House. This is primarily an upper-class substance-free housing option.  There are five apartments in the building varying in size. Each furnished apartment includes a living room, one or two bathrooms and a kitchen with a full stove and refrigerator.
Park Hall, located on the corner of Sullivan and Nickerson Streets, is a traditional corridor style hall that houses approximately 120 students.  A majority of the rooms are doubles, with a few quad and single rooms also offered. Park Hall features a full kitchen, laundry facilities in the basement and a main lounge on the first floor.

Shove Hall, located next to Farber Hall on Sullivan Street, accommodates approximately 135 students in primarily double rooms. Shove Hall and Shove Suites are adjoined offering access to a kitchen and lounge for residents of both buildings.

Shove Suites, adjacent to Shove Hall and located on the corner of Seminary Street and Sullivan Street, offers upperclassmen suite-style living in same-gender suites. Each suite consists of two to five single bedrooms, a living room/kitchenette, and a bathroom.

Village Commons provides an environment conducive to quiet study and is reserved for upperclassmen that have a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average and agree to a 24-hour quiet hall policy.  Student housing at Village Commons is on two floors above Dave’s Diner, the Copy Shop, and the Cazenovia College Bookstore.  

Watts Hall, located on corner of Nickerson and Lincklaen Streets, houses approximately 150 residents in mostly double rooms.  Watts Hall is a three-story building and features a full a main lounge on the first floor.

Village Suites, located on Albany Street above M&T Bank, houses 26 upperclassmen in triple and double rooms. The facility includes a lounge area, full kitchen, and laundry facilities.

*When needed, lounges in each building are converted into quad occupancy residential rooms.

Housekeeping and Maintenance/Repairs
The housekeeping staff is responsible for the daily cleaning of the public areas of the residential facilities. Students are responsible for maintaining a reasonable standard of cleanliness in the public areas and for keeping their private spaces to a reasonable standard of cleanliness.

The maintenance staff is available 24 hours a day. This staff is responsible for the maintenance of all campus buildings and grounds. Emergency repairs should be reported to Campus Services at 315-655-7227 on Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. During after-hours and weekends, please contact Campus Safety at 315-655-7271.

Non-emergency repairs can be reported by submitting a "footprint" to Campus Services. To submit a "footprint" send an e-mail detailing the necessary repairs including nature of the repair and location to