Cottey College Housing Preferences

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Freshmen and sophomore students are required to live on campus unless they meet at least one of the criteria listed below.

  • Live with a parent, guardian or spouse
  • Are 21 years of age or older
  • Completed 48 credit hours
  • Enrolled as a part-time student 

PLEASE NOTE: Any freshmen or sophomore who is not eligible to live off campus, but wishes to do so, must submit a written request to the vice president for student life (Dr. Landon Adams via providing details to support an exception to the residential policy.

Please respond to the following questions with care. Your answers will assist the College by indicating preferences to be considered for your room assignment. Complete honesty is essential to ensure that the best match possible can be made. We cannot guarantee perfect matches; however, an attempt will be made to arrange the best assignment considering the information provided. 
Please note: Cottey is a smoke and tobacco free campus. This includes e-cigarettes and other devices. The smoking information requested is to accommodate those who are sensitive to smoke odors.  
For 3rd and 4th Year Students Only: 

Of all the preferences you have listed previously, please indicate the three most important factors in your housing request in order of importance: 
The College reserves the right to require room changes
a) when the living situation jeopardizes a student's academic and/or personal growth,
b) to ensure maximum utilization of space and resources, or
c) when chronic, disruptive behavior interferes with suite, academic, or personal life.

Cottey College does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment in, its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, or disability. 

For further information, regarding student disability services contact the Office of Student Life at 417-667-8181 ext. 2157.