Students live on campus in single dormitory type rooms, studios or one- and two-bedroom apartments that are readily affordable. Numerous food stores, restaurants, stores, theaters, and other amenities are within a few minutes walk. Also within walking distance are the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Central Park, Carnegie Hall, The Museum of Modern Art, The Frick Collection, The Asia Society, The Hispanic Society, numerous art galleries, and the great strolls along Madison and Fifth Avenues. Students partake liberally of the great opportunities of New York, from Yankee Stadium to Lincoln Center to SoHo and Greenwich Village. Olin Hall houses a student gymnasium, and runners enjoy the esplanade along the East River.
Student organizations are many and varied, representing the broad interests of the student body. In addition to the student government, Weill Cornell has student chapters of many medical organizations. These and other student organization sponsor social events, lectures, and community outreach projects. Other groups have formed around music, literature, art, film, and athletic interests.
Further information regarding New York City can be found at http://www.nyc.gov.
Weill Cornell Housing Department.