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About Residence Life & Housing

  • The Villages

    The Village contains ten environmentally friendly student residence halls, designed with Bard student input. The Village contains ten environmentally friendly student residence halls, designed with Bard student input. MORE >>
  • Cruger Village

    Cruger Village is a group of 10 residence halls in North Campus. Typically home to first-year students, Cruger Village residence halls constitute smaller residential communities, with shared kitchen and laundry facilities. Cruger Village is a group of 10 residence halls in North Campus. Typically home to first-year students, Cruger Village residence halls constitute smaller residential communities, with shared kitchen and laundry facilities. MORE >>
  • Robbins

    Robbins, which consists of Old Robbins & New Robbins, houses upper college students. Robbins, which consists of Old Robbins & New Robbins, houses upper college students. MORE >>
  • Alumni Residence Halls

    The Alumni Houses are a collection of 11 residence halls in the center of campus. The houses are commonly referred to as the \\\\\\\"Toasters,\\\\\\\" and mostly house first-year students. The Alumni Houses are a collection of 11 residence halls in the center of campus. The houses are commonly referred to as the \\\\\\\"Toasters,\\\\\\\" and mostly house first-year students. MORE >>
  • Ward Manor House

    Located in North Campus, this 19th century Victorian manor is home to upper college students. Located in North Campus, this 19th century Victorian manor is home to upper college students. MORE >>
  • Stone Row

    Located in the center of campus this residence hall was built in the late 1800s as part of the original St. Stephen's College campus. It is in easy walking distance to Kline Dinning Hall. Located in the center of campus this residence hall was built in the late 1800s as part of the original St. Stephen's College campus. It is in easy walking distance to Kline Dinning Hall. MORE >>
  • Kline Dining Hall

    Kline Commons is the main dining facility on campus, and is centrally located a short walk away from the Library, the Campus Center and Olin Hall. Kline Commons is the main dining facility on campus, and is centrally located a short walk away from the Library, the Campus Center and Olin Hall. MORE >>
  • Hirsch and Tremblay

    The residence halls are for first-year students. Hirsch is women only. The residence halls are for first-year students. Hirsch is women only. MORE >>
  • Village J and K

  • Kitchen Facilities

    Most residence halls have kitchen facilities... Most residence halls have kitchen facilities...
  • Residence Rooms

    All rooms come equipped with one or two beds, a closet or wardrobe, and a desk for each student. The Villages also offer suite-style rooms with singles and doubles. All rooms come equipped with one or two beds, a closet or wardrobe, and a desk for each student. The Villages also offer suite-style rooms with singles and doubles.
The Villages1 Cruger Village2 Robbins3 Alumni Residence Halls4 Ward Manor House5 Stone Row6 Kline Dining Hall7 Hirsch and Tremblay8 Village J and K9 Kitchen Facilities10 Residence Rooms11

Dates to Remember

Saturday, August 9, 2014
First Year Students Check- In
9 a.m.-1 p.m. More information

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Returning Students Check- In
10 a.m.-5 p.m. More Information

About Residence Life & Housing

Mission

The Bard College Office of Residence Life & Housing is committed to fostering a safe and secure environment that enhances the personal, social and intellectual development of every student, enriching their liberal arts experience. We seek to empower and challenge students to become individuals, citizens, and leaders who understand their responsibility in creating effective and socially just communities at Bard and beyond.

Together with the Dean of Student Affairs Office located at the Center for Student Life & Advising we collaborate efforts to provide services and support to all Bard students.

Vision

We envision a residential community in which:

  • Students feel safe, respected, valued, comfortable and at home
  • Students are engaged in activities and dialogue which promote social justice, intellectual and artistic inquiry and challenge as well as faculty/staff engagement outside of the classroom/office
  • Students have ownership over their rights and responsibility for shared governance and community monitoring
  • Students are engaged in the Bard and local community
  • Students reside in a sustainable manner, not only environmentally but with regard to personal decision making around health and wellness
  • Students understand, respect and follow the principles and philosophies of community living, inclusive of active participation in development of community standards
  • The physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness of all is prioritized
  • The physical residential structures are safe, secure, clean and conducive to the life of the mind and personal wellness

Community Reporting

Are you concerned about a Bard student? Do you have information regarding campus policy violations, inclusive of vandalism and damages? If so, please contact a Peer Counselor (PC), Area Coordinator (AC), the Dean of Student Affairs Office, Counseling Services, the Office of Safety & Security or other appropriate campus resource.

You may also click here to submit an electronic report.

IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE OF SAFETY & SECURITY AT
845 758-7777. Electronic reports will take at least 1-2 business days to process.