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Frequently Asked Questions
When will SUNY Jefferson’s new Student Housing open?
Jefferson’s new Student Housing complex will be open in time for the Fall Semester 2014.
When can I apply for Student Housing?
You can apply in October! You must be planning to attend full-time and enrolled in a degree program (matriculated). If you are new to Jefferson for Fall 2014, you must apply for Admission first and then complete the Housing Application. Current students can complete the application when it becomes available in October.
What is the cost for Student Housing?
The cost of housing will be $6500 annually or $3250 per semester for a double. Singles are $7600 annually or $3800 per semester.
What is the Meal Plan cost and options?
All students living in the residence hall will be required to purchase a meal plan at a cost of $1550 per semester which includes 19 meals per week. Dining is available in the nearby Courtyard Cafeteria in the McVean Student Center.
Is a deposit required?
An annual $250 deposit is required to reserve your space in the residence hall. The deposit is refundable only if housing is not offered to a student.
Can financial aid be used to cover the cost of Student Housing?
Yes. In addition to tuition and fees, most types of Financial Aid can be used to cover living expenses including campus housing and meal plans. Jefferson’s Financial Aid office will notify you of your eligibility for aid after review of your application.
What type of activities will be offered?
In addition to programming offered directly within the residence hall Jefferson Community College's Student Activities offers a wide variety of activities and events that you can take part in.
Can I bring my car?
There will be a limited number of parking spaces for residence students. Students must register their vehicles with Campus Security.
How will housing accommodations be determined?
For the 2014-15 academic year, housing will be available on a first-come basis. A waiting list will be developed for students who sign up after the residence hall reaches capacity.
How big is the Student Housing building?
Jefferson’s new Student Housing has 298 beds with room for 294 students.
How many people are in each room?
Jefferson’s modern suite format accommodates 3-6 students per suite, with students living in single or shared bedrooms.
Are the residential suites furnished?
Yes, each suite is fully furnished.
Are cable TV and Internet included in the total cost?
Wireless high-speed Internet and cable television are included in the cost of living on campus.
What other facilities are located in the Student Housing complex?
In addition to suites, the Student Housing building will include a classroom, laundry rooms and student lounges on each floor.
What kind of staff will be in the building?
The residence hall will have 2 live in residence life directors and 8 student resident assistants.
Are Pets allowed?
There are no pets of any kind allowed in the residence hall with the exception of service animals.
Are my spouse or child able to live with me?
The facility will be for full time enrolled SUNY Jefferson students, no families or children.