New College Housing

St. Clair County Community College’s new student residence hall is just steps away from classes and campus life in downtown Port Huron. Referred to as The Dock, housing units will be fully-furnished and will provide up to 80 students with easy access to the area’s great dining and entertainment options, recreation and outdoor activities, and potential employment opportunities with local businesses.

Additionally, all students living in housing will pay in-district tuition rates.

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Accommodations

  • Double-occupancy rooms (2 residents per suite) complete with:
    • XL twin-sized beds (extended length 80 inch length)
    • Furniture
    • Private bathroom
    • High-speed Wi-Fi Internet
    • Heating and air conditioning
  • Communal kitchen/dining area
  • Student lounge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking

Requirements

  • Students must meet ongoing academic and enrollment requirements to live in college housing. Housing residents must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.00 and be enrolled in 12 or more credits in the fall and winter semesters.
  • College housing is a substance-free living environment. Residents agree to abstain from the use of alcohol and other drugs regardless of age.
  • St. Clair County Community College is a smoke-free campus, which includes the residence hall.

Have questions? Contact us:

housing@sc4.edu – (810) 989-5557

 Outside of the SC4 College Housing building

Rates and billing

Rates for the following 2018-19 academic year:

Security Deposit – $300
Due two weeks after receiving the housing contract offer via application email.
Financial aid and Nelnet Plans do not cover the security deposit costs.

Fall Semester – $2,250
Full payment due by the first day of class Aug. 20, 2018.

Winter Semester – $2,250
Full payment due by the first day of class Jan. 7, 2019.

Pricing includes all utilities, high-speed Wi-Fi internet and parking.
Pricing does not include the optional Elevate Meal Plan.

Out-of-district students living in College Housing pay in-district tuition rates.

Payment methods

Please pay via one of the following methods:

In person
Business Office – Main Building 220
Cash, check, money order, credit card (Visa, Discover, MasterCard)

By mail
Business Office Address:                             

Business Office – MB 220
323 Erie St.
PO Box 5015
Port Huron, MI 48061-5015

Check or money order
Please make checks payable to St. Clair County Community College.

By phone
Business Office Number: (810) 989-5513
Credit card (Visa, Discover, MasterCard)

Nelnet Payment Plan
Nelnet payment plan and financial aid do not cover the security deposit.

Financial aid

Financial aid does go toward the cost of housing, just like normal tuition (except for the security deposit). Understand however, that by living on campus, financial aid packages may adjust higher or lower, depending on the original financial aid award . For more information regarding financial aid, please refer to the Financial Aid Office.

Financial Aid Office
Welcome Center 105
(810) 989-5530

Nelnet

Full payments (minus the security deposit) can be broken down over time by using the budget plans provided by Nelnet. For more information regarding the Nelnet Campus Commerce Payment Plan, please refer to Nelnet or the Business Office.

Business Office
Main Building 220
(810) 989-5530

2018-19 academic year

The application process is as follows.

  1. Review the Housing Resident Agreement
  2. Submit the Student Housing Application
    1. We will process the application.
    2. If approved, we will send back a housing contract offer via the resident’s email.
  3. Students will have two weeks to submit the housing contract and a $300 security deposit to reserve space.

The college will continually send out housing contract offers through summer until all vacancies are filled. Housing contract offers are sent on a first-come, first-serve, eligible basis.

Important dates

Move-in: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 and Thursday, Aug. 16
Details to be sent to residents’ emails in July.

Housing orientation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17
Mandatory for residents. Lunch included.

First day of class: Monday, Aug. 20

Early arrival accommodations

For athletes or students requiring earlier housing, contact housing@sc4.edu for accommodations.

Early arrival accommodations will not be available this fall 2018.

Late arrival accommodations

For students unable to move-in Wednesday, Aug. 15 or Thursday, Aug. 16, students may move in any day after their assigned move-in time. Note: Late-arriving residents still are required to attend housing orientation on Friday Aug. 17.

Outside of the SC4 College Housing

 

 

Elevate meal plan

St. Clair County community college offers students and community members a meal plan by Elevate.

Elevate offers pre-set meal combos from surrounding restaurant partners in downtown Port Huron.

Residents can order on-the-go and pick up at the restaurant.

Elevate offers various meal packages, starting $8.27 per meal. These meal combos would cost more if purchasing without the Elevate plan.

With Elevate, you get both convenience and price savings.

Restaurants partners

Chef Shell’s - Raven Café - Casey’s – Kate’s – Sperry’s Moviehouse – Lynch’s Irish Tavern – Sail in Café and Convenience Store – Maria’s – SC4 Bistro Café – Moe’s Corner Deli –  More to come!

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For customer support, please email Elevate at hello@elevatemealplan.com

Please note:

  • Purchasing an Elevate Meal Plan is optional.
  • Elevate costs are independent from college costs.
  • Financial aid, scholarships, grants, etc. do not cover Elevate Meal Plan costs.

Four Students enjoy a restaurant

Frequently asked questions

Is my contract for just a semester or the whole academic year?

Housing contracts are for the full academic year. (Fall and winter semesters)

I am planning to enroll mid-year. Can I apply for winter housing?

Yes. Students can submit a housing application in fall semester to be placed on the housing waitlist. As vacancies open, we will fill vacancies and charge pro-rated amounts for mid-semester placements. There still will be a refundable $300 security deposit required regardless of how much time is left in the academic year.

Do I have to pay for parking?

Parking for the 2018-19 year will be free for housing residents with a permanent parking pass. The permanent parking pass allows residents to park in any of the 25 residential hall spots on a daily first-come, first-serve basis, or in the designated overflow parking located in the main student lot. Permanent parking passes will be available for residents beginning Saturday, Aug. 18 at the front desk. Please bring the following:

  • Student ID
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Vehicle registration information
  • Proof of insurance

Housing does not provide guest parking – please use the Port Huron city lots for visitor parking.

Can I live with my friend?

You can request a suitemate preference on our housing application. Housing will only honor mutual suitemate requests.

  • You must provide name and contact information for your requested suitemate on your application
  • Your requested suitemate also must request you as their suitemate

Once we receive your application we will do our best to pair you with your requested suitemate. These requests are not guaranteed.

Is the residence hall co-ed?

Yes, the residence hall is co-ed but men and women do not share suites. For gender-inclusive living accommodations, please contact the manager of College Housing.

Do you have ADA accessible rooms available? How do I apply for ADA Accommodations?

Yes, we do have ADA accessible rooms available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applicants will need to register with disability services in the Achievement Center at SC4 and submit a housing application. Some applicants have special needs that may warrant a single suite, or possibly a suite on the bottom floor. The same process applies to these special requests. We will honor all recommendations made by the Achievement Center as long as we have the space available.

I will not be attending the college after all. Can I cancel my contract?

Contracts must be canceled in writing via email from the applicant to housing@sc4.edu. Cancellations must be received before the first day of check-in and within 14 days of submitting the housing contract for full refund.

Is there a supervisor living in the residence hall?

St. Clair County Community College has a professional staff member who lives in the residence hall.  Additionally, there are student staff members who live on each floor among the residents.

How safe is living in the residence hall?

The entrance to the residence hall requires a key card and residents are required to escort their guests at all times while in the building. All suites have individual locks and each suite is provided with a mail box. Campus security or a residential staff professional will be on call and available to residents 24 hours a day.

Will I be able to smoke and drink alcohol in/on the residential property?

No, students (regardless of age) are not permitted to smoke or drink in their suites, inside the housing complex, or on housing and campus property.

What should I bring?

Suggested items below. Residents may need to bring other items.

For bedding: Bed sheets (standard twin), blanket/comforter, pillow,

For the room: Microwave, miniature fridge, 3M Hooks, 3M Command Strips, hangers, desk lamp and room lamp.

For the bathroom: Bath towels, rug set, toilet paper, hand soap, shampoo and cleaning supplies.

For Kitchenware: Coffee maker (must have auto shut off), individual dishware (cup, bowl, and plate), individual utensils, can opener, paper towels, napkins, resealable plastic bags and plastic containers with lids.

Other miscellaneous items: Laundry detergent, fabric softener, laundry basket or bag, renter’s insurance/health insurance, basic room cleaning supplies umbrella, bike, bike lock, batteries, academic supplies and general first aid/health supplies.

Provided items:

Standard length twin-sized beds and mattresses, desks, drawers, chairs, small wastebasket, closet space, one-switch room lighting, bathroom plunger, shower curtain, communal vacuum cleaners, brooms, dust pans and bike rack.

In communal kitchen and laundry: Coffee maker and Keurig, communal kitchen refrigerators, microwaves, toasters, frying pans, cooking pots and pans, spatulas, kitchen cleaning rags, disinfectant spray, laundry facilities and coin machine.

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