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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.

Log In to the Resident Portal

Get Ready for Move-In!

Move-In Webinar for Fall 2024 Students

Move-In is just around the corner and we know you have questions about the process. Our Move-In Webinar was held on Thursday, July 11 and can be viewed on YouTube. We went over important dates and details about Move-In and answered frequently asked questions regarding things to bring and the overall process.

Watch the Move-In Webinar

Have other questions that we didn't cover? Read through our Move-In page and watch our social platforms for Move-In Tip Tuesdays. Join us on our Instagram 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT on Friday, July 12 to ask any additional questions you have.

View the Pre-Move Checklist and Schedule a Move-In Appointment


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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





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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

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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.