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Frequently asked Residence Life Questions:

Q: Which students are required to live on campus?

A: All Students on scholarship are required to live on campus unless prior approval is granted with the Dean of Student Services. All students living on campus must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours except during the summer sessions which require a minimum of 6 credit hours.

Q: When will I receive my housing assignment?

All contracts and deposits need to be received by July 15 and any contracts received after that date will be based upon availability.  Room assignments are made once the contract and deposit are received and roommate letters are sent shortly thereafter.

Q: When do the Residence Halls open?

A: The Residence Halls typically open the Sunday prior to the first day of classes. Please see the DCCC calendar for specific dates.

Q: What can I bring with me when I move in to the Residence Halls?

A:  Please see your terms and conditions and this list of things you may want to bring for a full list.

Q: What types of safety and security measures are provided in/around the residence halls?

A: The Residence Life Office is located in Jackson Hall and the doors will be unlocked only during business hours. After business hours, only students residing in Jackson Hall will be able to enter it with their key. All other buildings are locked all day, every day, and accessible through a student's key only. Students are encouraged to always lock their room doors. Room/hallway smoke detectors and building fire alarm systems help to ensure the safety of our residents. Campus Security routinely patrols campus and the residence halls. Campus Security can be contacted 24-hours a day at 620-338-0197.

Q: Is there a laundry facility located on campus?

A: Each Residence Hall has a coin and/or card operated laundry facility. The residents are responsible for supplying their own laundry detergent.

Q: If I would like to send a package to a student, where do I send it?

A: You can send packages to:
DCCC C\O (student name)
2501 N. 14th Ave.
Dodge City, KS 67801 
We notify the student they receive a package by way of a package slip in their mailbox.

Q: What are the visitation hours for the Residence Life halls?

A:  Visitation hours are: 
Sunday - Thursday from 9:00 AM to Midnight
Friday and Saturday from  9:00 AM to 2:00 AM