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 Boathouse

Located in the lower level of the Cornell Campus Center, Dave's Boathouse is a nautically themed, pub-style eartery 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 upperclass 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’s 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 vibrant campus, Rollins is recognized for serving some of the best food in the country. With seven on-campus locations, serving everything from Starbucks coffee to freshly rolled sushi, this is nothing like your high school cafeteria.

Fast Facts

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

Hassle-Free Dining Rollins meal plans are flexible—you can use them in all of our food venues, as well as Dominoes and Park Ave Pizza. Your R-Card acts as a debit card for purchases at all dining locations and for pizza delivery.

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 Market Place ("Beans")
The main student, faculty, and staff dining experience is located in the Cornell Campus Center.  This popular spot features five specialty stations, including allergen free. It is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner Monday through Friday, and for brunch and dinner on weekends.

The C-Store is located in Dave’s Boathouse, in the Cornell Campus Center. A complete convenience store with snacks, groceries, sundries, gifts, and a wide selection of allergen-free 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 a quick and casual service style where guests can place orders and runners will deliver their food to their booths, tables and at the bar.  They also offer craft organic and domestic beers and a wide assortment of wine as well as a la 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, 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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