Albany Residential Life

Albany students will be housed at Freedom Apartments.

All residential students will be housed at the University at Albany Freedom Apartments adjacent to the SUNY Poly campus.  The apartments include 2 fully furnished shared bedrooms, 1 bathroom and a fully furnished living and kitchen area.

There is parking on the complex and all SUNY Poly residential students are permitted to have a car on-campus.  Laundry facilities, residential mailboxes, a SEFCU Bank ATM machine and vending machines are located on-site at Freedom Apartments.  A campus shuttle stop is located right outside of the B cluster and residential students will have access to the University at Albany campus shuttle (“Purple Bus”).  An outdoor patio located in the middle of D cluster is used to host events and programs.

The Freedom Apartments are staffed by trained Resident Advisors, Apartment Coordinators and the Assistant Director for Residential Life.  The Freedom Apartments Office is in D3-102.

More information:

Housing Applications are Available for ALL Fall 2021 Students Now!

You must log into Banner, select Student and Financial Aid, and then select Housing and Dining. You will then enter your Housing and Dining Self Service.

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SUNY Polytechnic Institute requires all first year and second year students to reside on campus in residence unless they reside at the home of a parent or legal guardian within 30 miles of the academic campus of the student, Utica or Albany.


If you are a first year or second year student in Utica and you would like to commute or seek special exemption from the residence requirement, you may seek approval by completing the Residency Requirement Exemption Application following the directions to access Housing and Dining Self Service, above.

Returning Student Applications are due May 31, 2021. Late applications will be accepted and processed if spaces allow.

New First Year and Transfer Student Housing Applications and Residency Requirement Exemptions applications are due June 15, 2021.



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