Living in a residence hall can enhance your educational experience by allowing you to live among friends and classmates and experience both educational growth as well as personal growth.
Below is a list of information and frequently asked questions about the residence halls.
Residence hall fees
For summer 2015, the fee is $900 for room only. Students living the residence halls during the summer must provide their own food.
For 2015-2016 academic year, room and board rates per semester are $2,500 for double occupancy. This includes furnishings, Internet access, basic cable TV, and 19 meals per week. Cost for a private room is an additional $1,250 per semester.
A $100 deposit also is required, which is not applied toward residence hall fees. The deposit is held until final checkout from the residence hall and is released back to the student less any damages or other fees.
What is provided in my residence hall room?
Each room contains a bed, desk and wardrobe for each student. A sink and mirror is available for personal use. Each resident has access to public bathroom facilities, as well as laundry and TV/lounge facilities. Internet access, for educational purposes, and basic cable television services are available at no extra charge. You will need to bring your own computer, television and all appropriate cords.
List of things to bring:
- Twin mattress pad
- Twin sheets and blankets (80 inch mattress)
- Pillows and bedspread/quilt
- Toiletries (and a plastic carrier to tote these items to the shower)
- Shower shoes
- Desk lamp
- Waste basket
- Broom, dustpan, and mop
- Can opener
- Surge protector
- Sewing kit
- Umbrella and raincoat
- Room freshener
- Cleaning supplies
- Iron and ironing board
- Laundry basket and detergent
- Clothes hangers
- Kleenex and paper towels
- Rubbermaid containers for sorting your items
- Dry erase board
- Alarm clock
- Pre-paid phone card
- Medicine/first aid kit
- Stamps and envelopes
- Quarters for laundry and vending machines
List of things to leave behind
- Candles and incense
- Toaster ovens
- Duct tape/masking tape (this damages the walls)
- 2 or 3 prong "zip" extension cords
- All appliances with open elements or coils
- George Foreman grills (these set off the fire alarms)
- Alcohol or drugs
Information about our housing contract
You can pick up a copy of the housing contract on campus from the Student Services Office (Hopkins Building) or download the PDF file of the contract from the right hand column of this page.
You may download the free Acrobat Reader software to view the PDF files included in this resource.
Residence hall rules and regulations
You can download a copy of the Residence Hall Rules and Regulations from the right hand column of this page.
What happens over holiday breaks?
When the campus is closed, the Residence Hall is closed. Students should make arrangements to return home for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Spring Break.
Your mailing address will be:
100 Roadrunner Court/Room XXX (your Residence Hall room number)
Sedalia, MO 65301
Helpful hints for move-in day:
- Bring a wheeled dolly to carry your items
- Go through the check-in line to pick up your key and paperwork before unloading your car
- Allow time to go to lunch with your family
- Don't bring EVERYTHING!!! You will want to coordinate arranging your room with your new roommate.
For more information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, call (660) 530-5854, or send a request for information to:
Director of Student Life