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. 40 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")
Features five specialty stations, including vegan and vegetarian, allergen free, and made-to-order Sushi, and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner Monday through Friday, and for brunch and dinner on weekends.

A mini convenient store featuring made-to-order subs and is fully stocked with snacks, groceries including a wide variety of organic and gluten free items, sundries, and gifts.

Dave's Boathouse
Dave's Boathouse is the newest addition to Rollins College Dining Services. A nautical themed pub-style eatery, which can accommodate up to 180 guests and offers live music, stand-up comedy and more! Dave's Boathouse has 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 and domestic beers and a wide assortment of wine.  It is located in the lower level of the Cornell Campus Center.

Cornell Café
When you need good food fast, this Café located in the Cornell Hall for the Social Sciences features deli wraps and sub sandwiches prepared on freshly baked sub rolls and made to order tortillas.  Other options include soup, gourmet chips, bottled beverages, fountain sodas, and grab-n-go snacks.

Bookmark Café 
Great food for great studying, the Bookmark Café is located in the library and features Starbucks Fair Trade coffee, a variety of cold beverages, and quick grab-n-go snacks, sandwiches, and salads.

Bush Café
Located in the Bush Science Center, the Café features fresh fruit smoothies, grab-n-go sandwiches and salads, Starbucks Fair Trade coffee, and assorted bottled beverages and snack items.

For menus and more, check out Dining Services at Rollins

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