Student Life

Housing & Dining

From well-appointed residence halls on one of America’s most beautiful college campuses to some of the best food in the country, students live well at Rollins.

Dave’s BoathouseRollins Recognized for Best College Food

Dave’s Boathouse

Located in the lower level of the Cornell Campus Center, Dave's Boathouse is a nautically themed, pub-style eatery that offers quick and casual service, a beer and wine menu, live music, and more.

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Rollins Recognized for Best College Food

The Daily Meal ranks the College No. 43 in its annual survey of campuses that know how to get their grub on.

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Rollins College features 19 on-campus residential facilities, which range from traditional coeducational residence halls and fraternity and sorority houses to furnished apartments for upper-class students and special residential organizations such as Pinehurst Cottage.

Fast Facts

Creature Comforts All residence halls are centrally air-conditioned and furnished with recreational spaces, study areas, lounges, as well as laundry and kitchen facilities.

Basics and Beyond The typical room is a double and is furnished with twin beds (extra long), desks, chairs, dressers, wardrobes or closets, Venetian blinds, smoke detectors, overhead lighting, voice-mail access, cable TV (including premium movie channels), and wifi internet access.

Safety First All residence hall exterior doors are locked 24 hours a day, and students have a key or use their R-cards to enter their room.

Residential Life & Explorations

Visit the Office of Residential Life & Explorations' website to learn more about our communities and everything you need to know about living on campus. Learn More


Foodies, rejoice! In addition to top-notch academics, outstanding faculty, and a beautiful campus, Rollins is recognized for serving some of the best food in the country. With six on-campus locations, over fifteen off-campus dining restaurants, Starbucks coffee and made-to-order sushi, this is nothing like what you've ever experienced before.

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Something For Everyone From overflowing salad bars to quick classics like pizza and burgers, options abound.

Vegan and Vegetarian-Friendly Rollins offers a wide selection of vegetarian, gluten-free, and vegan options. In fact, Rollins is one of two Florida colleges to receive an "A" rating for vegan dining options.

Explore Your Options

The Marketplace
The Marketplace is a continuous dining facility located in the campus center and is open to students, friends, families, and the Rollins community. This popular spot features a variety of specialty stations, fresh fruit, breakfast foods and beverages, a pizza/pasta bar, deli sandwiches, salad bar, allergen-free options and desserts throughout the entire day. The Marketplace is open all day, seven days a week.

The C-Store is located in the basement (next to Dave's Boathouse) of the Cornell Campus Center. A complete convenience store with snacks, groceries, sundries, gifts, fresh a la carte sushi and a wide selection of allergen-free, vegan, and organic products. Everything you need in a one-stop shop, complete with Personal Shopper Service!

Dave's Boathouse
A nautical themed pub-style eatery with walk-up ordering and table delivery. Dave's offers craft organic and domestic beers and a wide assortment of wine as well made-to-order carte sushi.

Cornell Café
Cornell Café is located in the courtyard of the Cornell Social Sciences Building and offers a Tex-Mex flair with prepared to order wraps on fresh-pressed tortillas, wrap-less bowls, gourmet fresh-made tortilla chips, and bottled beverages.

Bookmark Café 
Bookmark Café is located in the Olin Library, featuring Starbucks coffee, Simply To Go sandwiches and salads, bagels, acai bowls, muffins, flatbreads and other assorted snacks and beverages.

Bush Café
Bush Café, located in the Bush Science Center Atrium, is your local smoothie destination, featuring fresh fruit smoothies, Starbucks coffee, Simply To Go sandwiches and salads, and assorted beverages.

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