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Welcome to Residential Life at UAlbany

Living on campus is one of the best ways to become an active part of the University at Albany community.

Welcome to Residential Life at the University at Albany! Living on campus is a great way to get involved, meet people and be close to campus resources.

Freshman Information

Living on Campus offers students many benefits and amenities, please see the amenities section of our Living on Campus webpage for more details. All of our freshman are located on State and Indian Quads . These buildings have been designated as alcohol free and are a great place to begin your experience here at UAlbany.

All freshman students are required to live on campus for their first two years of study. If you live locally and wish to live at home with your parents, please fill out the Housing Exemption Form and return it to the Residential Life Office or email the completed form to

Transfer Information

A majority of our transfer students do live on campus and our apartment style is a nice option to consider.