1400 Washington AveAlbanyNY
1400 Washington AveAlbanyNY

Department of Residential Life Records


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Contains inactive records from the Department of Residential Life and its predecessor, the Office of Residences. Includes memoranda, policy documentation, annual reports, and other materials related to the management of campus housing.


State University of New York at Albany. Office of Residential Life
Date Coverage:
5 cubic ft. (about 5 boxes)

The Housing Office was established in 1959 to take over responsibility for overseeing student housing from the Student Personnel Office. The name later changed to the Office of Residences, and it is currently known as the Department of Residential Life

Materials in this collection include: annual reports, Residential Life staff orientation documents and policy manuals, pamphlets with information about residence halls, administrative memoranda, residence statistics, newsletters, floor plans, schedules, and meeting minutes from the Living Area Affairs Commission.

The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.

All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.

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Collection record created by: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on

Published: 2018-03-06 05:10:42 -0500

Encoded in EAD by Benjamin Covell, 2017 March 2

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Access to this collection is restricted because it is unprocessed. Portions of the collection may contain recent administrative records and/or personally identifiable information. Please contact an archivist for more information.

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Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Department of Residential Life Records, 1942-1996. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Department of Residential Life Records).