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Ithaca College Student Life

Ithaca College is on a 669-acre campus in a small town setting in Ithaca, New York, not far from Syracuse. Ithaca College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Ithaca College has fraternities but does not have sororities.

Ithaca College has a thriving Student Volunteers for Special Olympics. In fact, more students participate in Student Volunteers for Special Olympics than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Ithaca College include PODER, American Marketing Association, Physical Therapy Student Association and Habitat for Humanity.

Ithaca College students' favorite campus events are First Bomber Weekend, Cortaca and Senior Splash.

Ithaca College Housing

Ithaca College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Ithaca College students live off campus. In 2021, 2.7% of undergrads at Ithaca College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 97.3% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Ithaca College. There are 4,428 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,957 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 134 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Ithaca College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Ithaca College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Ithaca College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Ithaca College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Ithaca College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Ithaca College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Ithaca College, take Interstate 81 to Ithaca, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Ithaca Tompkins International Airport airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New York you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Ithaca College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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