It is recommended that applications be submitted no later than at least two months prior to the beginning of the term. However, there is no official deadline for application.
Two fees are automatically required:
Once the reservation fee is paid, the applicant is locked in to their first available housing preference.
If you apply for housing for these terms, these are the fees you will owe:
If you already paid an application fee for the year, you do not have to pay again (ex. If you applied for Summer Term and also applied for Autumn Term, you only pay $50 once).
Fees are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact the Hocking College Housing Office if you have any questions about fees.
Upon receipt of the application, a confirmation letter will be sent to the applicant confirming receipt of the application and fees. If the required fee is not received, it will delay the application process.
Applications submitted without the application fee will not be processed.
No. You will need to take the following steps in addition to canceling housing:
Yes, you can. We offer a semester payment plan. Contact the Cashier's office for more information.
Click here to learn more about all the dorms and see room floorplans.
You will be assessed a $25.00 late fee for not paying for your on-campus housing by the due date.
Facility & room assignments will depend on the date the application with the required fees is received. Late applicants will be processed on a first come, first pay basis.
Autumn & Spring Term room requests will depend on room availability. We cannot guarantee your request. Returning students are given priority room assignments, provided they have complied with the application requirements and paid all fees by the deadline date.
Yes, you can but it must be a mutual request. The person you are requesting must also request you in his/her application as well. You need to provide the name and the student ID number of the person you are requesting.
Roommates are assigned using a variety of information and space availability. The Director of Residence Life will make every attempt to accommodate mutual requests.
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General parking is available on campus for all residential students. However, a parking pass is required. Parking passes can be obtained from the Cashiers Office for $53 for Autumn and Spring terms and $35 for Summer term.
Reserved numbered parking is available for residents of Downhour, Hocking Heights, and the North Halls for $75 per term. Spaces will be available for sale during the first week of the term at the Cashiers office.
Rates are subject to change without prior notice.
Your financial aid is applied to tuition/general service fees and course fees before you can use it for paying your room and board. However, you cannot use financial aid to pay for your application or reservation fees.
Beginning Autumn Semester of 2017, Hocking College is instituting a revised meal plan system in an effort to address the nationwide issue of food shortages on college and university campuses. Information on the revised plan can be found below.
Summer semester 2017 students will be required to purchase a $415 meal plan to be used by the end of summer semester.
Student meal plans are loaded on the Hocking College IDs (Hawkcard). The Hawkcard can be swiped just like a debit card at the Hawk's Nest Dining Hall located on the second floor of John Light Hall.
Residential students are required to purchase a meal plan per semester.
Meal options include:
Below are the two plans available to residential students. Plans are selected while completing your On-Campus Housing Application.
|Autumn and Spring Semesters|
|19 meals/week||($1,520)||+ $150 Hawk Bucks/semester||= $1,670|
|14 meals/week **||($1,440)||+ $100 Hawk Bucks/semester||= $1,540|
|10 meals/week||($1,120)||+ $50 Hawk Bucks/semester||= $1,170|
|Summer Semester ***|
|19 meals/week||($1,140)||+ $115 Hawk Bucks/semester||= $1,255|
|14 meals/week **||($1,080)||+ $75 Hawk Bucks/semester||= $1,180|
Autumn & Spring Semesters
|19 meals/week + $150 Hawk Bucks|
|14 meals/week + $100 Hawk Bucks|
|10 meals/week + $50 Hawk Bucks|
|19 meals/week + $115 Hawk Bucks|
|14 meals/week + $175 Hawk Bucks|
Campus dining is also available to our commuting students. Non-residential students are able to choose from the above meal plan options as well as one additional option below. Non-residential students interested in purchasing a meal plan should contact the Cashiers office to arrange for payment.
Meal plans do not go into effect until the Sunday before the semester begins. Students wishing to access meal plan outside of the normal academic calendar must purchase an additional weekly camp plan. Students attending athletic camps outside the academic semesters or Smart Start are strongly encouraged to purchase camp plans.
|10 meals/week + $150 Hawk Bucks|
|Weekly Camp Plan|
|Weekly Camp Plan **||$105||-||-|
Hocking College offers a variety of dining options throughout our campus. Students are welcome to pay cash for their meals on a daily basis or purchase a meal plan.
The following hours are subject to change by
|Monday - Friday||7 a.m. — 8 p.m.|
|Saturday & Sunday||11 a.m. — 5 p.m.|
|Monday - Thursday||8 a.m. — 5 p.m.|
|Friday||8 a.m. — 4 p.m.|
|Saturday & Sunday||10 a.m. — 2 p.m.|
*Hours are subject to change to accommodate holidays and special events.
Nelsonville, Athens and the surrounding community offer a number of rental options for students who choose to live off-campus. Local landlords have apartments and houses to rent in the area.
We recommend checking the resources below for local rental listings:
The City of Athens also maintains a listing of all rental properties in the city and the corresponding property manager. This can be of use if you are looking for information on a particular address or neighborhood.