Residential Life & Dining
Life on the Hill
At Cornell, you’ll have one of the best learning experiences and one of the best living experiences. During your first days on campus, you’ll meet thousands of other new students and current Cornellians who bring a variety of cultures, experiences, and interests to our vibrant community. You’ll also get your first taste of Cornell Dining, ranked by Princeton Review as one of the top 10 among U.S. colleges and universities for best campus food.
Finding your home on campus.
Cornell’s residential campus community provides all first- and second-year students with everything they need to feel at home as they settle into one of our residence halls or Program Houses. Here, students will find dining, community, and recreation close at hand.
Program House Living Options
Delicious dining that works for you.
Cornell dining is known for its great variety and great taste! It’s a culinary experience rarely found on a college campus, and one you’ll be able to share and enjoy with your fellow Cornellians every day. You'll find plenty of variety and convenience with nearly 30 dining locations across campus, including 10 All-You-Care-to-Eat dining rooms.