Accommodation & Dining

Accommodation and On-Campus Dining

Queens College of The City University of New York is located in one of the most culturally diverse parts of New York City, and students experience a strong sense of community living in our beautiful apartment-style residence – The Summit Apartments.

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.

There’s always something going on at The Summit including our first-night block party, spring carnival, movie nights, pool parties at the gym and Resident Appreciation Wednesdays. If you choose to explore what lies outside of our campus, Queen College shuttle service offers transportation to major transit hubs with access to all of New York City — Manhattan is approximately 16 kilometers away.

Follow the steps below to secure your on-campus housing:

1. Complete the Summit Housing Application. Here is a tutorial to help you submit your application.

2. Sign your Housing License. Once your application is processed you will receive an email from HELLOSIGN/The Summit to the email address you listed on your housing application. Here is a tutorial to help you sign your license.

3. Roommates & Move-in Guide. You will receive additional emails from The Summit with information about your placement, roommates and move-in guide over the coming weeks.

Off-Campus Housing

Short-Term Stays - If You Arrive Prior to Your Move-in Date:


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 be around.  

Private Rental

Apartment rentals for students aged 18+ 

Campus Dining

Queens College's dining options include vegan, vegetarian, Kosher and Halal offerings and a dining hall with a wide-range of food options. A variety of meal plans are available to suit all students' needs.