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BUILDING STRONG FUTURES IN SOUTHEAST OHIO

RESIDENCE HALLS

 

Due to COVID-19, dorms at Hocking College are being assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis as we anticipate limited capacity for the 2020-2021 academic year. Hocking College is committed to making this a safe experience for our students and therefore, is following all CDC recommended guidelines. For more information, please visit info.hocking.edu/coronavirus.

Housing

Download our most current reopening plan hereAs the only two-year college in Ohio to offer college-owned residence halls, Hocking College is excited to provide you with a unique experience. Although living on campus is not required, many students take advantage of this fun and educational opportunity.

By becoming part of our living-learning communities, your academic experience will be enhanced by the support services available and the convenience of being on campus to take advantage of the multitude of resources available.

Students will not be permitted to move into the residence halls until payment is secured for their assignment.

Payment in full or enrollment in a payment plan must be in place prior to the payment deadline. Applicants submitting an application past the payment deadline must have payment in place or be enrolled in the payment plan at the time of application.

Payments or payment plan enrollment can be made through the Cashier's Office: 740-753-7029.

Payment deadlines for the 2020-21 academic year are as follows:

Autumn Semester - Aug. 1, 2020
Spring Semester - Jan. 1, 2021

Questions can be directed to the Hocking College Housing Office at:

 740-753-7043

Room assignments and move-in dates will be emailed to students. Move-ins are by appointment only. If you applied for a on-campus housing, paid your non-refundable application fee and room deposit, and you have not received an email contact housing@hocking.edu.

The residence halls will close for the 2020 Autumn Semester at 5 p.m. on Nov. 25, 2020.

Before departure, all residential students must check out with a Residence Life staff member.

Residents are not required to move out of their assigned rooms for the break period and will be assigned to the same room for the following Spring Semester if they are registered as a full-time students for the Spring 2021 semester by Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. However, a Residence Life staff member must inspect the student's room to ensure that there are no hazards left in the room over the break period.

Failure to check-out with a staff member may result in an improper check-out fee.

No residents will be permitted in the residence halls after 5 p.m., Nov. 25 until the halls reopen for Spring Semester.

Classes will continue remotely Nov. 30. Check with your instructors to see how and when your class will meet.

RESIDENCE HALL OPTIONS

Explore all of our on-campus housing options below:

NORTH AND DOWNHOUR HALLS | APPLY NOW

North and Downhour halls are located on the west side of campus, directly behind John Light and Oakley halls. The rooms are 12 by 21 feet and priced at $2,840/semester. Other amenities include:

  • Double rooms only ($2,840/semester)
  • Semi-private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities on-site at Downhour Hall. An outdoor walkway connects the two halls.
  • Hardline internet and Wi-Fi connections
  • Cable access

HOCKING HEIGHTS | APPLY NOW

Hocking Heights is an all-male, student-athlete dorm located directly behind Oakley Hall on the west side of campus. The rooms are 11 by 18 feet and are priced between $2,335/semester. Other amenities include:

  • Double rooms available ($2,335/semester)
  • Community bathroom and kitchen
  • Laundry facilities on-site
  • Hardline internet and Wi-Fi connections
  • Cable access

SYCAMORE HALL | APPLY NOW

Sycamore Hall is located off-campus, directly off of the HockHocking Adena Bikeway. Rooms vary in size and are priced between $2,600 - $2,800/semester. Other amenities include:

  • Double ($2,600/semester) and super double ($2,800/semester) rooms available
  • Private and semi-private bathrooms
  • Community kitchen
  • Laundry facilities on-site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable access

SUMMIT ON THE RIVER | APPLY NOW

Summit on the River is located off-campus, directly off of the HockHocking Adena Bikeway. Rooms vary in size and are priced between $1,975 - $2,600/semester. Other amenities include:

  • Double ($2,600/semester) and triple ($1,975/semester) rooms available
  • Private and semi-private bathrooms
  • Community kitchen
  • Laundry facilities on-site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable access

NOT WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING FOR?

Hocking College has partnered with local landlords to provide students with verified off-campus housing. Explore other housing options here.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

A $60 non-refundable application fee is required when a housing application is submitted. Financial aid cannot be used to cover this fee.

A $250 security deposit is due, in full, before a room assignment will be made. Financial aid cannot be used to cover this fee.

Please allow 48-72 business hours for your Housing Application to be processed. Once it is processed, the application fee and security deposit will be posted to your Self Service account.

Room assignments will not be made until these fees have been paid. If payment is made with a credit card a $5 processing fee will be applied.

Once your housing application has been processed (please allow 48-72 business hours after submitting the application), the application fee and security deposit will be posted to your Self Service account where you can pay via credit card or in-person by check. If payment is made with a credit card a $5 processing fee will be applied.

Room assignments will not be made until these fees have been paid.

The security deposit is refundable, depending on the condition of the room at the end of the term. The security deposit will be credited to the applicant's housing charges should the contract be successfully fulfilled. If there is a refund, it will be mailed to the address on file with the College.

The security deposit is refundable the first term of residence if cancellation, in writing, is received 30 days before the first day of the term for which the applicant is applying.

A $250 security deposit is due, in full, before a room assignment will be made. Financial aid cannot be used to cover this fee.

Yes.

Our application allows you to indicate your first, second and third preference on dorm. It also allows you to indicate a preferred roommate.

Download our helpful PDF checklist that you can print out and use as you go shopping and pack for your move into a residence hall!

Download the Checklist

Yes. 

Students living in dorms are required to have a minimum meal plan of 14 meals a week. This meal plan includes $100 in Hawk Bucks, which can be used at Rhapsody Music & Dining, the college-owned restaurant located in downtown Nelsonville.

There is an optional meal plan that is 19 meals a week with $150 in Hawk Bucks if you'd like additional meals.

For meal plan pricing, download this information sheet.

No. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students living in Hocking College cannot allow visitors to enter their residence hall or their assigned dorm room at any time. Residence halls are limited to the individuals who live in them, and individual dorm rooms are limited to only the people assigned to the office. You are not allowed to have guests in your place, even if they live in your residence hall.

Yes.

Student permits are good for one term only. They cost $53 for the autumn and spring terms and $35 summer term and are non-refundable. Permits can be obtained in the Cashier's Office. Students are required to complete a Vehicle Information Form when they purchase their first parking tag or change vehicles. Student permits are identified by term through a sticker attached and clearly displayed on the inside lower left-hand corner of the front windshield (driver's side). Students are permitted to park in designated student parking areas. See the Hocking College Campus Parking Brochure for exact locations.

Television services vary depending on the residence hall.

Nelsonville TV Cable Complete Channel Listing

Hocking Heights, North and Downhour Halls
  • Television services are provided by Hocking College in partnership with Nelsonville TV Cable.
  • More than 100 channels of cable TV are provided.
  • This service is included in the cost of the room, there is no additional cost to the student.
Summit on the River and Sycamore Hall
  • Rooms are cable ready.
  • The resident must contact Nelsonville TV Cable to have cable connected.
  • Note: Financial responsibility for this service is between the student and Nelsonville TV Cable.

Students wishing to obtain additional cable TV services, such as digital cable, premium channels or additional internet for streaming or gaming, may contact Nelsonville TV Cable at 740-753-2686. This number can also be used to contact Nelsonville TV Cable for customer support.

Residence Hall applications are processed in the order they are received with required fees paid. Students are encouraged six to seven months before the start of the term.

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.

Roommates are assigned using a variety of information and space availability. The Director of Residence Life will make every attempt to accommodate mutual requests.

Having roommate troubles? Check out our Handbook for On-Campus Living, where you'll find some helpful tips for conflict resolution. Also, don't hesitate to reach out to the Residence Life staff.

Your financial aid is applied to tuition and course fees before you can use it for paying your room and board.

That being said you cannot use financial aid to pay for your application or security deposit fees.

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QUESTIONS? CONTACT US

Taylor Foster
Hall Director
housing@hocking.edu
740.753.7043

Isaiah Oliver
Hall Director
housing@hocking.edu
740.753.7043

Kim Coy 
Director of Housing and Student Life
housing@hocking.edu
740.753.7043

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