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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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Interested in Living With Us?

The Information Request Form is now live within your Resident Portal! Filling out this form is not required for incoming residents, but it ensures that we have your contact information in order to send you communication about the Contract Webinar in late November as well as details about the contract itself. No payment is required to fill out the form. Students must be admitted to the university with a verified K-State eID to complete.
The 2024-2025 Residential Hall Contract will go live at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7. View the contract at a glance before it goes live.





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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.