Housing Frequently Asked Questions
- When do I have to have my application and deposit turned in?
There is not a date to have them turned in. MCC housing is based on a first-come, first served. We will not process your application until we have received your deposit. We are usually packed during the fall term, so it is advised that you have your deposit and application in before June.
- I want a one-bedroom apartment or a private room.
There are a limited number of one-bedroom apartments, so they are usually given to returning students who have requested them well in advance. We are generally full during the fall semester, so we do not have any private rooms to give.
- When do I have to pay for housing?
Full housing payment is due before you check-in. Even if you think you are receiving grants or scholarships, you are still responsible for making sure these fees are paid before your arrival.
- Will my scholarships and grants pay for housing?
How you pay for housing is your responsibility. You are responsible for meeting with Financial Aid and the Business Office for all financial information.
- What is included in the housing cost?
• Meal plan
• Laundry (free use of facilities)
• Utilities (power, water)
The dorms also have free cable in the rooms. Residents of College Crossing Apartments are responsible for their cable through Comcast. You are also within walking distance of many activities and easy access to all of the campus. You don’t even need a vehicle. There are quite a few stores within walking distance of campus housing.
- How many credit hours do I have to be enrolled?
All housing students must be enrolled in a minimum of 15 credit hours at all times throughout the semester to stay in housing. If a student drops below 15 credit hours, he/she will be dismissed from housing.
- If I send in my deposit and then decide not to stay in MCC housing, how can I get
You must speak with the Director of Housing to fill out proper forms. These forms are given to the Business Office, where a check will be issued in the student’s name and mailed to the address on file unless other arrangements are made.
- Is there a curfew?
There is not a curfew. Thornton Hall and Eagle Hall lobby doors (all outside doors) are locked at 11p.m. Sunday - Thursday and midnight on Friday and Saturday. However, housing students may leave as they please. If entries are locked upon returning, the resident may have someone let them into the dorm. Guests are allowed in the lobbies and common housing areas until 11p.m. during the week and midnight on the weekends. After these hours, there is to be no loitering!
- Is there married housing, or can I bring my children?
No. MCC does not provide married housing. Members of the same sex share all apartments and rooms. Children are not allowed to stay in student housing for any reason.
- A guest of the opposite sex from out of town wants to stay for a night or the weekend?
No. At College Crossing, you may have guests of the opposite sex during visiting hours only. The dorms allow visitors of the opposite sex in the main lobby only.