On Campus (Uptown)

Apartment-style campus housing for graduate students may be available on a limited basis in Alumni Quad, located near the Downtown Campus and Empire Commons and Liberty Terrace on the Main Campus. Students should be advised that on-campus housing for graduate students is not guaranteed. Space may be available if there are excess rooms after housing undergraduate students.

Alumni Quad houses approximately 1,100 students. The rooms, primarily double rooms and single superior rooms, share bathrooms on each hallway. There is one cafeteria on Alumni Quad. The University bus system provides free transportation to the Uptown Campus for students living on Alumni Quad. Alumni Quad is also conveniently located on the CDTA bus lines, giving students access to malls and other recreational outlets.

Empire Commons, also located on the Uptown Campus, is the newest style of residential living. Graduate students can live in an apartment with three other students while maintaining their own bedroom and bathroom. Leases are available for either a full-year or academic-year. Each apartment has central air-conditioning, washer/dryer, dishwasher, and garbage disposal. Each bedroom has a full-size bed and is also equipped with personal Internet, cable and phone connection.

Liberty Terrace is a brand new 500 bed apartment style living complex. Each apartment features air conditioning and wireless internet and contains four single bedrooms and two bathrooms with a fully furnished kitchen and living room. Each floor has study lounges and laundry rooms for your use and the complex includes its own fitness center.

View the Residential Life homepage for details on each housing option listed above and fill out an online application at http://www.albany.edu/housing/index.shtml. Also listed are meal options available for students who live on campus or commute.