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Situated in the picturesque Finger Lakes region of New York State, the main campus of New York Chiropractic College overlooks Cayuga Lake, just outside the village of Seneca Falls. There’s a convenient campus bookstore, exceptional dining facility, gym with Olympic-size pool, tennis courts, many intramural sport options, even a driving range and golf course – features for fun and a well-rounded student life. 

Off-campus you’ll find the Finger Lakes area to be a fabulous recreational playground with wineries, nature reserves, antique shops, lakeside settings, and state parks, not to mention a 100-store outlet mall only minutes away.

Modern Residence Halls

The Housing Office maintains an extensive list of apartments, rooms and homes available for students who wish to live off campus.

Exceptional Dining

Operated by the nationally known Sodexho Corporation, our dining facility is located on the main floor of the Administration Building.  All our dining rooms are aesthetically pleasing, with high ceilings and 15-foot windows that provide excellent views of the campus landscape.

  • The “Servery” is open daily for students and offers a variety of excellent meals and snacks, including vegetarian entrees
  • Three dining rooms, seating over 400, serve as eating areas and as locations for meetings, receptions, luncheons and formal banquets
  • These dining facilities are available for use by the local community


Convenient Campus Bookstore

The Campus Bookstore is open year ‘round and operated by the Follett Higher Education Group. It offers:

  • All required textbooks available
  • Variety of instructional supplies and study materials available, including medical publications
  • Wide variety of beverages, snacks, office supplies, greeting cards and sundry items
  • Complete line of NYCC clothing and gift
  • Convenient Online Ordering


Large, Well-Equipped Health & Fitness Center

It’s one of the finest athletic facilities in the region, over 88,000 square feet, and also hosts our commencement exercises and other community events. Within the Health & Fitness Center is a 32,000 square-foot gymnasium, which accommodates a variety of recreational, athletic, cultural and academic functions.

  • Four basketball courts – convertible to four tennis courts
  • Three volleyball courts – convertible to four badminton courts
  • Two racquetball/handball courts
  • 150 meter, four-lane track
  • 3,700 square-foot fitness center featuring cardiovascular and free weight equipment
  • Six-lane, 25 meter, Olympic-size swimming pool
  • Aerobics room
  • Men’s and women’s locker facilities


Choices for Outdoor Sports

The 286-acre NYCC campus boasts a variety of outdoor recreational venues:

  • Tennis, basketball and volleyball courts
  • Two multipurpose athletic fields for soccer, lacrosse, and flag football
  • Executive nine-hole golf course
  • Driving range
  • Extensive intramural programs including tennis, basketball, volleyball and more


Diverse Student Activities

A variety of student activities are planned throughout the year to foster student unity and promote a relaxed atmosphere, as well as a cohesive and supportive student body. Here are just a few:

  • Held each summer to promote an atmosphere of unity among students, faculty, and staff
  • Provides a great opportunity to network with fellow students and families while enjoying a picnic and outdoor entertainment
  • Hosted by OASIS (Organization Assisting Students In School) Peer Mentor Program
  • As they enter NYCC, students are assigned a Big Brother or Big Sister to provide peer mentoring
  • Special candle light ceremony induction into the NYCC community highlights this evening
  • Informal event held just before finals during the fall trimester
  • Opportunity for the NYCC community to celebrate the holiday season before exams begin
  • A hearty breakfast served to students during finals week as a study break


Clubs and Organizations

Whatever your interests, related to Chiropractic or more general hobbies, we have choices for you:

  • Activator Club
  • Active Care Club
  • AOM Chinese/Zhong Wen Club
  • App.Kinesiology
  • Canadian Chiropractic Club
  • Chiropractic Wellness Club
  • Christian Chiro Club
  • Entreprenurial Club
  • Latinos in Chiropractic
  • Medicinal Herb Garden Club
  • Motion Palpation Club
  • Pediatric/Family Practice Club
  • Practice Management
  • SACA
  • SGA
  • SICA
  • Sports Club
  • Student NYSAC
  • Students Promoting
  • Alumni Relations