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Housing and Dining Services

Live where you learn! Our award-winning dining centers, residence halls, scholarship houses and apartment neighborhoods offer something for everyone.

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Room Selection for the 2024-2025 Academic Year

Room Selection Webinar for New Fall 2024 Students

It's here! Room selection for incoming residents began on May 1. You should be able to see your time and date for room selection in the Resident Portal. Room selection will be available through the Resident Portal until July 1.

Before you begin the selection process, please:
Please also confirm:
  • All roommates have completed the contract and are mutually confirmed.
  • All roommates agree on one group leader who will make the room selection for all confirmed roommates.
  • All roommates agree on hall and room type preferences and the costs associated with each.

Save the Date!

Move-In is just around the corner and we know you have questions about the process. Join us at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 11 for our Move-In Webinar! We will go over important dates and details about Move-In and answer frequently asked questions regarding things to bring and the overall process. Register for the Zoom Webinar. This event will be held via Zoom and streamed on Facebook. Aren't able to make it live? No worries! The recording will be available on our website and Facebook page after.

Have questions now? Read through our Move-In page and watch our social platforms for Move-In Tip Tuesdays starting in July. Join us on our Instagram 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT on Friday, July 12 to ask any additional questions you have.

Register for the Zoom Webinar


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Take a Tour

There are plenty of opportunities to take a tour of any of our residence halls! Both Drop-In Tours and Pre-Scheduled Tours are available to prospective students.

Learn More

Can't join us in-person on campus? Check out our YouTube channel for virtual hall tours!

Virtual Hall Tours

Level Up Your Living with Housing and Dining Services

Live with Us Again!

If you're loving your on-campus campus adventure and want to level-up your living for the 2024-2025 academic year, you'll have the chance to beginning in January. Watch your email for more information about important dates to plan for and what you'll need to do. Your RA and community coordinators will also be working to ensure you understand the process and timeline.






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2024 Princeton Review

Housing and Dining Services prides ourselves on taking excellent care of our residents, and that is reflected in our recent Princeton Review rankings. The 2024 Princeton Review ranks us #2 Happiest Students, #4 Best Quality of Life, #8 Best College Residence Halls, and #9 Best Campus Food.

From fostering community in our residence halls, to serving up delicious home cooked meals in the dining centers, and teaching responsibility and leadership through student employment in our retail operations, Housing and Dining strives for residents to have a well-rounded and positive experience living on-campus.

Learn more about the 15 Top 10 rankings K-State received and see for yourself why students love our university!






Sample Contract

Sample contract

Review the terms and conditions on a sample contract before you sign yours.



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Summer contract change

Make edits to your optional Summer Housing Contract.


We're Hiring!

Nothing is more convenient than working where you live. We currently have open positions across our department including dining services, student living, maintenance and facilities, retail and residential networking.


K-State HDS Mobile App
Housing and Dining Services App

Housing and Dining Services now has an app! With the new K-State HDS mobile app, easily access the dining center menus, view your meal, CatCash and Dining Dollars balance at a glance, check in or out of your residence hall or apartment and file a work order.

More functionality will continue to be added. Download it on the Apple App or Google Play Store today!

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Thank you!

We're here to answer your questions. Call us at 785-532-6453 or email housing@k-state.edu.