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Clarkson University offers residences from traditional to apartment style housing. The self-catered apartment style housing which include: Riverside Apartments, Townhouse Apartments, and Woodstock Village are traditionally housed with upperclassmen and exchange students. Clarkson University does not offer graduate housing.

On-campus housing will be available to all incoming undergraduate/exchange students enrolled at Clarkson University for study.

On-campus housing may not be available to ‘exchange student researchers’ based on space availability.

All new and returning students that will live on-campus must abide by the date to arrive and check-in to your dorm or apartment. Early arrivals must be approved and may not be accommodated – in addition – those arriving early and checking in may be issued a charge to cover the additional night stay. Please consult the Housing Calendar and/or Residence Life if you have any questions on this policy.

New International Undergraduate & Exchange Students will be granted early arrival. This will be communicated to you by the International Center.

Temporary Housing

  • Temporary housing on campus may be available during the summer months –fees will apply. Contact the Residence Life Office for more information.
  • Hotel/Motels –
  • Staying with current students & scholars – sometimes international student organizations or other current students will assist with temporary housing. Contact your program – student organization – or department for more information.

Off-Campus Housing

The Graduate Studies Office will provide a housing listing when you accept your admission to Clarkson University. Other ways to find available apartments are through –

Potsdam Chamber of Commerce