Residential Life and Housing
Franklin College considers student residence life an integral part of the educational experience. Our residences give students the opportunity to experience the challenges and rewards of being on their own. The college offers furnished rooms and apartments - many complete with their own bathroom and kitchenettes - in addition to traditional-style residence hall rooms. These living spaces provide students with privacy and a sense of personal responsibility.
The residences are located in eight different buildings on or near campus. Each residence is supported by a trained Resident Assistant who helps students obtain the most from their residential experience. All students living in Franklin residences are covered by an insurance policy for their personal possessions.
Franklin College Switzerland is a residential campus and requires all full-time students not living with their parents or legal guardians to live on campus unless given written permission to live off-campus. All students residing in Franklin residences are obligated to sign a Housing Agreement. The Housing Agreement is for the entire academic year. Therefore, all students residing in campus housing during the fall semester are contractually obligated to reside in the residences during the spring semester. Fall residents will be automatically released from their contracts for spring for the following reasons:
2. December Graduation.
3. Participation in a Franklin-approved program in a location outside of Lugano.
4. Marriage. Proof of marriage is required.
The College’s residential life program is designed to foster independent and community living as well as academic focus during a student’s time at Franklin. All students living on campus must sign the Franklin College Housing Agreement, which details the policies and procedures of the residences.