Kristen Harrison ’20 visited some of the students at their Ithaca homes — from a social distance — to see how they are spending their time in Ithaca.
Ithaca College faculty are faced with the challenge of finding both affordable and suitable housing in Ithaca — a city that isn’t necessarily known for either, said several faculty who have experienced the housing and rental market.
Ithaca College has strict rules against having pets on campus, as do some off-campus landlords, but students are finding their way around the rules rather than leaving their pets at home.
The project, headed by L Enterprises, LLC in Horseheads, N.Y., will renovate a block on The Commons known as “Harold’s Square.” The project is currently under site review by the Planning and Development Board.
Beginning next year, current students will face different requirements for housing options to align with the Ithaca College First Year Residential Experience Program in IC 20/20, Ithaca College’s strategic 10-year plan.