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Accommodation

On-Campus Housing

Conveniently located on the beautiful Queens College campus between the library and the gymnasium, The Summit offers apartment-style housing with single bedrooms or shared bedrooms. The Summit also has a fitness center, private rehearsal spaces, laundry facilities, cable TV, Wi-Fi, Residence Life Cinema (offering 150 movie titles per month) and more. The Courtesy Desk is staffed 24 hours a day for your convenience.

Complete the On-Campus Housing application here.

Off-Campus Housing

Short-Term Stays - If you arrive prior to your move-in date:

Homestay - Strongly recommended for students under the age of 18. Living with a homestay family is a chance for students to learn about American culture, improve their English skills and have a family to come home to. It's a home away from home!

Private Rental - Apartment rentals for students aged 18+

Academic Facilities

Queens College has a variety of amenities that contribute to a student's overall collegiate experience. Some of these amenities include:

  • a Student Association with several student driven committees and over 100 clubs and organizations students can participate in over their college career.
  • two libraries with three extensive collections on campus: Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library which holds the principal collection and hosts the Art Library and Art Center at Queens College. The Music Library is located in the Music Building on campus.
  • New York City’s only Division II Athletics program. All students have access to the 40,000+ square feet of gymnasium space which includes five basketball and volleyball courts, 3,300 square feet of dance studios, six lanes of 25-yard length pool and indoor tennis courts. In addition to outdoor tennis courts, there is soccer, softball, baseball fields and a track and field area.

Campus Dining

Queens College's dining options include vegan, vegetarian, Kosher and Halal offerings and an all-you-care-to-eat dining hall. A variety of meal plans are available to suit all students' needs.

Queens College Shuttle Bus

All Queens College students have access to the free QC Shuttle Bus. The shuttle bus takes students across the 80+ acres campus, but also to Flushing-Main Street Station transit hub and Jamaica Station transit hub.

Students under the age of 18

Enrolled students under the age of 18 are permitted to live on campus. All students under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian sign all legal documents, such as the housing contract, health forms and field trip forms.