Catskill Hall and Riverview Townhouses
Information for Catskill Hall and Riverview Townhouses
Catskill Hall is an upper division Residence Hall. The Office of Residence Life assigns students to suites; you will not be able to select a specific room or suite. In addition to completing the online contract, students interested in living in Catskill Hall must also:
- Select that you are interested in Catskill Hall on the housing contract.
- Pick up, complete and turn in a Catskill Hall Supplemental Application form at the Office of Residence Life, 111 Catskill Hall by Friday, April 6. If you have friends you would like to live with in the same suite, you all need to fill out the same form—just one form for the whole group. If you do not have anyone that you would like to live with, you must still complete this form so we know if you are interested in a double or single room.
- Three days after you submitted your application, pick it back up from the Office of Residence Life to see if it was approved. If approved, move to step 4, if not approved, resubmit the application as many times as you need to have it approved until Friday, April 6. No applications will be accepted after this point.
- Participate in room selection for Catskill Hall on Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. in the Catskill Hall Great Room. (Please note that one member of the group must be in attendance at room selection with the group’s approved application) Groups will be able to select a suite based on their lottery number assigned to them.
Due to the high interest in Catskill Hall, we anticipate that not all groups with completed applications will have space available for them.
If you are not assigned a room in Catskill Hall, see the FAQ titled “What if I don’t like any of the open spots available when it’s my turn to pick?”
Riverview Townhouses are an upper division community located next to Price Chopper. Riverview residents are part of the general Delhi community. Living in Riverview Townhouses is a privilege and residents are held to high standards of behavior. Applicants must have demonstrated that they are able to live independently and peaceably in a community of their peers. To be eligible to live in Riverview, you must meet a combination of the following standards:
- Be a continuing student and have at least 15 earned academic credits as of the end of Spring 2018 semester or be an eligible international or transfer student
- Have at least a 2.50 cumulative grade point average (GPA)
- Be in good academic standing with the college
- Have no significant judicial history
Like all other students applying for on-campus housing for 2018-19, students interested in living in Riverview Townhouses must submit their $100 deposit to Student Financial Services (or obtain a waiver) and complete an online contract and request form by the published deadlines. In addition, they must:
- Select that they are interested in Riverview Townhouses on the housing contract.
- Pick up, complete and turn in a Riverview Townhouse Supplemental Application form at the Office of Residence Life, 111 Catskill Hall by Friday, April 6. If you have friends you would like to live with in the same townhouse, you all need to fill out the same form—just one form for the whole group. If you do not have anyone that you would like to live with, you must still complete this form so we know if you are interested in a double or single room.
We will check the judicial standing of anyone applying for Riverview to determine if they fulfill all of the requirements. If it is determined that one member of the group is not eligible for Riverview, the entire group will be notified through campus email that their application has been rejected.
If you are assigned to Riverview, you will see your assignment on HMS by April 19.
If you are not assigned a room in Riverview Townhouses, see the FAQ titled “What if I don’t like any of the open spots available when it’s my turn to pick?”
Living Learning Communities and Special Interest Housing
at Riverview Townhouses
A group of 8 or 10 students may apply to live in a townhouse that is co-ed. Double rooms can be selected as gender neutral (any genders may live together). Groups interested in the co-ed option should contact the Office of Residence Life for an additional form to fill out.
Residents applying for a co-ed townhouse should submit the supplemental application by Friday, March 30. You will be notified by email by Thursday, April 5, whether your group is selected for a coed townhouse. If you are not selected, you can reapply for a single gender townhouse by April 6.
Veterinary Science Townhouses
These townhouses are for Veterinary Science majors only and can be formed in groups of 10 as coed or single gender townhouses. If the group is coed, refer to the instructions above in addition to this section. Those living in these designated townhouses, with prior approval of the Director of Riverview Townhouses, may have pets (excluding cats, dogs, birds, and snakes; other animals may be excluded at the discretion of housing staff). Additional policies will apply and are available in the Office of Residence Life, 111 Catskill Hall.
What is your special interest?
Do you have a group of students in the same major or with a common interest that would all like to live together in a group? Contact the Associate Director of Residence Life for more information.
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