At Binghamton, our residential communities help students connect with friends and have fun while learning. Whether it's waking up to co-rec football on Saturday or joining friends for a study group in the lounge, you'll make connections in any of our halls! Students choose from six residential communities, each with its own personality:
College-in-the-Woods, referred to as CIW, is the largest residential community on campus. Each of the 5 buildings house 240-340 residents and offer both suite style and traditional corridor style living. Special CIW features include: classrooms in the community and tutorial services through the Center of Academic Excellence. Phone: 607-777-2637.
Dickinson Community is the newest residential community on campus, opening Fall 2013. Each of the 4 buildings will house roughly 400 residents. Rooms in the new are clustered into "flats" consisting of either four single rooms or two doubles and a single. Each flat shares two bathrooms and an entry vestibule. Flats are clustered into "neighborhoods", each of which has a lounge and a resident assistant (RA). There will typically be three neighborhoods per floor and five or six floors per building. Special Dickinson features include: CoRE (Computer, Robotics and Engineering) housing and the Professor Libby Tucker Study Room in the C4. Phone: 607-777-2826.
Hinman College, the founders of co-rec football, is made up of 5 suite-style buildings housing an average of 200 residents per building. Special Hinman features include: classrooms in the community, an entire hall for quiet living, and a model suite for perspective parents and students to view. Phone: 607-777-4716.
Mountainview College houses a little over 1,000 students in 4 halls offering suite-style and designed-triple corridor rooms. Special Mountainview features include: classrooms in the community, a study lounge on each floor, and air-conditioning. Phone: 607-777-7660.
Newing College was completed for fall 2011 and features 4 corridor-style air-conditioned buildings and a brand-new collegiate center. Phone: 607-777-2864.
Upperclasssmen and non-traditionally-aged freshman students have the option of signing up for one of our apartment-style communities, Hillside and Susquehanna. Hillside offers 4 and 6-person apartments with single rooms. Susquehanna, a 24-hour quiet community, offers 3 and 4-person apartments with single rooms, as well as family housing. Phone: 607-777-2904.