Pearl River Community College

Residence & Student Life

It's Time to Reapply for Student Housing

If you plan to reside in student housing for the spring 2018 semester, you must complete a housing application in RiverGuide by Friday, November 17, 2017 or you will forfeit your dorm room. Click here for instructions on how to apply for housing.

Holiday Dorm Closings

Thanksgiving Holidays: The cafeteria closes down after lunch on Friday, Nov. 17th and does not re-open until Monday morning, Nov. 27th.
Dorm Closing: Friday, November 17th at 4pm Closed-Sunday, November 26th at 1pm Open

Christmas Holidays: The cafeteria closes down after lunch on Friday, Dec. 8th and does not re-open until Monday morning, Jan. 8th.
Dorm Closing: Friday, December 8th at 4pm Closed-Sunday, January 7th at 1pm Open

Welcome to Student HousingWelcome to student housing at Pearl River Community College. The Office of Residence and Student Life’s objective is to provide students with: assistance of their overall learning experience and a life-style that meets their needs. Our staff's goal is to provide a positive social, academic, and recreational environment. Our personnel will strive to make your life in the residence halls as pleasant as possible.

Residence Hall Supervisors & Resident Assistants (RA's)

Residence Hall Supervisors (Head Residents) and Resident Assistants are PRCC employees and student staff members who live on every floor of each residence hall. These individuals are responsible for providing a safe and comfortable living environment, enforcing the rules and policies set out in the student housing handbook, and to assist student residents with their residence life experience.

How to apply for Student Housing

Step 1: Apply for admissions to Pearl River Community College and be accepted.
Step 2: Retrieve your PRCC Student ID number (9*******).
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, 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: If you decide to cancel your housing application, please email cawilliams@prcc.edu at least three weeks prior to the first day of classes.