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Sophomore Daniel Jin plays Uno at the Room and Board Games: Roommate Mixer event April 1. The event allowed students to meet potential roommates.

The quest for roommates continues on at mixer event

By Giancarlo Messina, Staff Writer April 5, 2023
The Residence Hall Association held the Room and Board Games: Roommate Mixer event with the aim of allowing returning students to meet their potential roommates for the next academic year. 
Ithaca College students have turned to Facebook to post and find listings for off-campus housing in Ithaca. Some Facebook groups look specifically for students looking to sublease.

Students find housing and communities on Facebook

By Hannah Fichter, Staff Writer January 31, 2023
In order to fill off-campus housing vacancies some students have taken to Facebook to post ads in specific groups run by sources outside of Ithaca College.
To Those Who Stayed

To Those Who Stayed

By Kristen Harrison, Year In Review Photo Editor May 29, 2020
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.
Editorial: Housing selection raises student concerns

Editorial: Housing selection raises student concerns

November 14, 2019
The college has a responsibility to make a stressful process like housing selection as effective and straightforward as possible.
Puspa Amri, assistant professor for the Department of Economics, stands in the living room of her home in Ithaca. Amri said she advertised herself to renters online before she moved from California.

Ithaca College faculty struggle to find adequate housing

By Grace Elletson, Staff Writer November 4, 2015
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 in on-campus residence halls, as do many off-campus landlords.

Students keep unauthorized pets on and off campus

By Grace Elletson, Contributing Writer September 23, 2015
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.

Commons construction project has potential to create jobs

By Patrick Feeney, Staff Writer November 8, 2012
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.
Ron Trunzo, associate director for residential life and judicial affairs, said the changes in housing are not intended to restrict student experiences.

Residential Life restores block housing

By Candace KingElma Gonzalez, Assistant News Editor and News Editor November 8, 2012
The Office of Residential Life is rethinking some parts of the First Year Residential Experience plans in response to negative views from students.
IC 20/20 causes housing process change

IC 20/20 causes housing process change

By Emily Masters, Staff Writer October 25, 2012
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.

College changes off-campus application deadlines

By Nicole Ogrysko, Senior Writer October 4, 2012
The Office of Residential Life will now approve students for off-campus housing during the fall semester.
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