Housing Options

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On Campus:  Full-time Residents

Living on "the hill” can be a very positive aspect of your seminary experience at CRCDS. Our apartment building, Saunders Hall, is located on campus and features the following:

  • One and two bedroom apartments equipped with full kitchens
  • A short walk to Strong Hall, which houses classrooms, library and administrative offices
  • Parking is free and adjacent to the apartments.
  • Serene, park-like setting
  • Basketball court and picnic necessities
  • Coin-operated laundry on-site
  • Common social area for students
  • Access to bus line and centrally located for east access to shopping, banking, and recreation

Please note:  Occupants provide their own furnishings, dishes, linens, etc.  

Current Rental Rates:  $725/mo. for one bedroom and $800/mo. for two bedroom. (Includes heat, hot water & electricity.)

  • Click here to fill out a housing application form.
  • Read the housing policy here.

On Campus:  Part-time Commuter Residents

A limited number of one-bedroom apartments are also available for commuter students in Saunders Hall. These units may be leased by the term only and all belongings must be removed at the end of each term.

Commuter apartments are sparsely furnished with a bed, dresser, desk, chair, lamp, and tables. Linens are provided for the term, but must be laundered by the student.

Current Rental Rates :  The cost for spring and fall terms is $1300 per semester.  The cost for January & June terms is $225 per week.

A more detailed list of policies may be downloaded here.

To reserve a commuter unit or ask questions about on-campus housing, please contact Meg Donovan at mdonovan@crcds.edu or 585-340-9637.

Overnight Accommodations Off Campus

As many of our students commute regionally, we have negotiated rates with several hotels in the area.

Staybridge Suites – Rochester offers CRCDS students rates starting at $114/night for 1-6 consecutive nights; and $108/night for 7-14 consecutive nights.  For these discounted rates, please make reservations directly with Maia McGill at 585-613-3400 or use this reservation link.  (Please note that their shuttle service is only M-F.  Taxi service from the airport is approximately $12 one-way.)

Hilton Garden Inn (30 Celebration Drive) offers CRCDS students 15% off of their standard rates. To secure this rate, please call the hotel directly at 585-424-4404 and ask for the "Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School" rate.

Holiday Inn & Suites (800 Jefferson Road) offers CRCDS students a special rate. Please make reservations at the following link and enter Corp. ID 100267003 www.holidayinn.com/rochesterny.

Mercy Prayer Center (65 Highland Avenue) is willing to host our students if they have space available.  Please call them directly at 585-473-6893 for availability and current rates.