Siena College offers summer housing to students based upon the criteria listed below. The location for summer housing will be determined in late fall 2013 and posted to this webpage. General questions about summer housing not answered below can be directed to the Office of Residential Life by calling 518-783-2919 or emailing email@example.com.
Students are allowed to request college housing during the summer if they fall under one of the following categories:
1. Employed 35 hours on campus, verified by the appropriate college office.
2. Enrolled in two or more summer courses at Siena College.
3. Employed on campus for 20 hours per week and enrolled in one summer class at Siena College.
4 Student - athletes as approved by the Athletics Department.
5. Participant in an approved Siena College Internship Program.
Note: The internship may be for credit or if not for credit, directly relevant to the student’s major or career, or other specialized program, such as Bonner Service Leaders. For the latter, the faculty advisor or appropriate Siena College representative must provide confirmation to the Office of Residential Life. To be eligible for summer housing based on an internship only, it must reflect 35 hours of work per week. If the internship does not meet the 35 hours/wk requirement, a student must be enrolled in another summer course at Siena College or be employed on campus for 20 hours per week. He / she will then be eligible to request on-campus housing.
6. Participant in the Summer Research Program / Siena Summer Scholar Program /approved Independent Study.
Note: To be eligible for summer housing, students in research programs and independent studies must reflect 35 hours/week in the specific program (confirmation must be submitted by the faculty advisor to the Office of Residential Life). If the research // service program / independent study does not meet the 35 hours/wk requirement, a student must be enrolled in another course at Siena College or be employed on campus for 20 hours per week. He / she will then be eligible to reside on campus.
How to Register:
All students requesting Summer Housing are to submit a housing request to the Office of Residential Life. The deadline to make this request will be published in late fall 2013. Requests are submitted online via a lik that will be activated in January 2014. Summer housing will be offered on a space available basis. If a student meets the eligibility requirements it does not imply a guarantee of housing. Students are not required to live on campus during the summer. Priority for housing will be based upon the date a student submits the application.
Upon the completion of the academic Summer Session, or when the courses / internship / research activities are completed, all students are required to vacate college housing. Summer housing concludes for all students on Saturday, August 2, 2014. Any request to remain in summer housing after the initial requested dates should be addressed to the Office of Residential Life.
Cost and Meal Plans:
Summer housing is billed inclusively of room and meal charges. Charges are based upon on a weekly rate (Sunday - Saturday) and billed at the beginning of the summer for the time period indicated on a student's application. If a student arrives or departs housing during the week, he / she will continue to incur charges for the entire week’s billing period .
All students residing on campus during the summer are required to select a meal plan. Students will not be allowed to cook in the residence halls. Meal service is provided by Sodexho dining services.
All summer meals will be served in Serra Dinning Hall and the hours of operation will be:
Breakfast - 8:00am - 9:30am (Monday - Friday)
Lunch - 11:30am - 1:30pm (Monday - Friday)
Dinner - 4:30pm - 6:00pm (Sunday - Thursday)
Meal plan options include:
- 5 meals a week
- 10 meals a week
Summer housing rates for summer 2014 will be published in late fall 2013.
Departments may not reimburse students for summer housing and/or meal plan costs or pay these costs directly, except for those students already identified in the “Student Employment Policy.” Please note that for Summer Research students, the cost of their housing / meal benefit is considered taxable compensation. All inquiries for housing / meal charges which fall under the “Student Employment Policy” must be directed to the Associate Director / Coordinator of Student Accounts in the Office of Business Affairs. The policy is available for review at www.siena.edu/policymanual.
Microfridge Rental Program:
Residential Life has partnered with the Refrigerator Leasing Company to make microfridge rentals available during the summer.
If you are interested in renting a micofridge for the summer information will be posted on this website in the Spring regarding to how to rent a unit for summer housing. NOTE: If you wish to carry over a rental from the spring semester, please contact The Refrigerator Leasing Company by phone to transfer your rental to the summer. You will not need to complete the online form to continue renting your micofridge unit.
· 4 Week Session: $50
· 6 Week Session: $60
· 8 Week Session: $70
· Full Summer Rental: $80