Exterior of three residence halls and green space on K-State's Manhattan campus

Housing and Dining Services

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


Housing Contract Webinar

The 2023-2024 Residence Hall Contract is now available!

The contract for the 2023-2024 academic year is now available for both incoming students and returners to complete. Many frequently asked questions can be answered by watching this year's Housing Contract Webinar. Returning students will begin the Choose Your Experience room selection process on Jan. 17. Incoming students will receive their room selection day and time in April of 2023. Stay tuned for information about the Room Selection Webinar!




Cover of The Princeton Review's Best 388 Colleges

2023 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 2023 Princeton Review ranks us #1 Best Quality of Life, #8 Best Campus Food, and #19 Best College Residence Halls.

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 11 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.



Find a roommate using RoomSync.


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.