Apply for Housing

Application Process

Housing is offered based on availability on a first-come, first-served basis to those who meet ALL of the criteria in their checklist. Please be sure to get the checklist that is right for you.To begin applying for housing, download the checklist and follow the listed steps.

Spring 2019

*Move-In will be on January 21.*

New Student Checklist (First time students at Tompkins Cortland)

Continuing Student Checklist  (Students who were enrolled in Fall 2018 courses and DID NOT live in campus housing during the Fall 2018 semester but are interested in campus housing for the Spring 2019 semester.)

Summer campus housing

Spring housing students can get summer housing information from the Office of Residence Life in Tioga Hall.

Housing Contract

This contract is required for housing in our residence halls. This is a legally binding contract. Please read it carefully. It applies to the Spring 2019 semester. Your signature means that you have read and agree to the terms of the contract as well as the Residence Life Handbook.

Download the Spring 2019 residence hall contract (pdf), complete and mail or fax (607.844.6560), or you may read, complete and submit your residence hall contract online at  You will need your myTC3 username and password to use the online form.

Housing Discount

Sign up for housing by December 1 and save $500. Submit a housing contract and a $250 security deposit by December 1 to get the discount.

Payment Arrangement Form

Use the Payment Arrangement Form if you are paying for tuition, fees, housing and meals with the cash, check, or credit card option. You MUST process a payment of $2,500 along with this form. (If you intend to use any financial aid, please follow the instructions in the financial aid paragraph on the housing criteria checklist.) 

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