Residence Life

How to apply for Student Housing

Step 1: Apply for admissions to Pearl River Community College and be accepted.
Step 2: Once you are accepted, wait three days for your credentials to be sent to the email address you provided on your application. 
Step 3: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and apply for financial aid.
Step 4: Read and understand the Cat Country Guide, student handbook and Guide to River Living, student housing handbook.
Step 5: Complete the Student Housing Application (no application fee required), using the credentials emailed to you three days after you have submitted your admissions application.
Step 6: Complete the admissions process by submitting applicable official transcripts and test scores.
Step 7: Attend ROAR Orientation and or/Register for Classes. First time entering fall dormitory students MUST attend a ROAR summer orientation session and register for classes.
Step 8: All first time residence hall students must provide proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella within 30 days of the start of classes (Residence Hall Immunization Requirement)
Step 9: If you decide to cancel your housing application, please email at least three weeks prior to the first day of classes.

Student Housing Application Open Dates:

Spring Semester- June 15
Fall Only/Academic Year- September 15
Summer Session(s)- August 15

Priority Dates to Submit Student Housing Application:

Spring Semester- November 1
Fall Only/Academic Year- December 1
Summer Session(s)- March 1