Residential Living

Welcome to On-Campus Living!

We hope your on-campus living experience proves to be a smooth ride throughout your academic career. To help you with any bumps along the way, we've offered you a quick reference guide filled with important information you'll need as a SUNY Potsdam resident.

Opening Information

Room assignments will be viewable on BearPAWS starting August 1st.  Changes to roommate assignments and building placements will not be accepted after this date.

For Fall 2014, all NEW students can return to campus starting at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 28th.  Returning student may return to campus after 10:00 am on Saturday, August 30th or Sunday, August 31st.

All students should report to their assigned resident hall to check-in and get keys.

Residency Requirement

SUNY Potsdam has a residency requirement for new students.  Those that enter as new first year students are asked to live on campus for the first 2 years or 4 semesters.  More information about this is listed under "Housing Policies".

Housing License

When students request on campus housing, you are asked to agree to our housing license.  The Housing License is for the entire academic year, both fall and spring semesters.

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