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Campus Housing

Residence Life at NCTC

How to Apply for Housing

Housing is only available on the Gainesville Campus. Applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Students residing in the summer are not guaranteed a room in the Fall and must apply separately.

Follow the steps below to apply for housing. Both documents (housing application and fee receipt) must be submitted at the same time in order to be placed in a room or on the waiting list, incomplete paperwork will not be accepted.

Step One: Apply to NCTC add

Students wanting to reside in housing must be accepted to NCTC. Residence Life will need a student ID number prior to being placed into a room or waiting list. To start the application process, click below to go to Admissions.

How to Apply to NCTC

Step Two: Bacterial Meningitis add

NCTC requires that any incoming new student who lives on campus must either receive a vaccination against bacterial meningitis ten days prior to move-in or meet certain criteria for declining such a vaccination. Specific information on how to provide this documentation is presented below.

Meningitis Law & Information

Step Three: $150 Application Fee add

A $150 non-refundable application fee is required to be considered for a room in NCTC housing. The fee can be paid in person to the Business Office at any NCTC location or it may be paid online. A copy of the application fee receipt will be needed.

Pay Your Fee Online

Step Four: Apply to Housing add

 Summer Application 
$300 per Summer Session (no meal plan included)

 Fall & Spring Housing Application
$1,985 for Bonner Hall or $2,085 for Hays Hall (14 meals per week included)

Submit both documents via e-mail to:

Amanda Thompson
Fax (940) 668-6094
sthompson@nctc.edu

Or mail to:

Residence Life
1525 West California St.
Gainesville, Tx 76240.

Important Dates Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer I & II 2017
Registration Begins     April 10
Request Roommate Contact Info
Email dgarcia@nctc.edu
August 1 January 7 May 20
Housing Opens
Check-In: 12:00PM - 6:00PM
Bonner Lobby
August 23 - 27 January 11 - 15 June 4 & July 9
Welcome Home Activities @7:00 PM August 23 - 27 January 11 - 15  
Mandatory Meeting 9:00 PM
Housing Policies & Procedures
How to Avoid Documentation
August 27 January 15 June 4 & July 9
Bonner Hall Lobby
Classes Begin August 28 January 16 June 5/July 10
Mandatory Meeting 9:00 PM
How to Avoid Charges
Close-down Procedures for Break &
End of Semester
November 12 March 3 June 28 & August 2
Bonner Hall Lobby
Priority Deadline
Current Residents must reapply by submitting
the necessary paperwork to be guaranteed
a room for the incoming semester.
  Friday Before
Spring Break
 
Housing Closed
Check-out & Check-In at 3PM
Thanksgiving & Spring Break
November 22 & 26 March 9 & 18  
Quiet Hours Change 7:00 PM - 12:00PM
Avoid Being Documented, Study
December 3 - December 14 April 29 - May 10  
Final Exams December 9 - 14 May 5 - 10 July 6 & August 10
Housing Closes, Check-out by 3:00 PM
All Residents must sign up for a check-out time
24 hours in advance and be checked out of
their rooms on the day of their last final exam
to avoid fines.
December 14 May 10 August 10

Residence Life Staff

The Housing & Residence Life Staff is composed of the Coordinator of Residence Life, six Resident Assistants (RA), and two nighttime desk clerks.

 Resident Assistant Applications are open

Resident Assistant are trained student-staff members who:

  • facilitate the social, academic, and personal adjustment of students to the residence hall and NCTC
  • create activities for residents 
  • develop a sense of community among residents
  • assist with on-call rotation once a week and a minimum of four weekends per semester
  • serve as a positive role model
  • enforce the rules and policies of Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services.
  • act as a liaison between residents and NCTC administration
  • receives free housing and meals as well as a private room

The Coordinator of Residence Life is a full-time live-in staff member who supervises and oversees the daily operations of the residence halls, responsible housing assignments for the residence halls, intramural sports for the Gainesville Campus and co-advises Campus Activities Board. The Coordinator can be reached in their office located on the second floor of Bonner Hall. Access to Bonner Hall is limited to residents only, non-residents may call the office number (940)668-4259 or e-mail the Coordinator of Residence Life. Roommate information is available after August 1/January 5.

Coordinator of Residence Life
(940) 668-4259

Summer Conferences & Camps

Bonner Hall will be the ideal location for your camp to stay while at NCTC or surrounding Gainesville, Texas for a convention/conference.  To plan your conference and check availability, contact Daisy Garcia at dgarcia@nctc.edu.

Bonner Hall, the conference facility houses 106 people between 53 bedrooms.  The building is divided into 4 wings (13 rooms on each wing with one wing having 14 rooms) each with a community bathroom.  In addition, Bonner Hall is equipped with a conference style room; two kitchenettes (for late night campers wanting to cook); four lounges; and a central lobby complete with ping-pong table and big screen television.  Outside the facility there is plenty of room for group games to go along with an open field to play flag football soccer or kickball, basketball court; picnic tables; and grill.

Summer Conference Room Rates

Bonner Hall without Linens - $45 for the first night and $10 for each additional night

Bonner Hall with Linens - $65 for the first night and $10 for each additional night

*Rates done per room (groups can use rooms by double or single occupancy)

Staff Rates

If your camp would like added security, trained desk clerks/over-night Resident Assistants (RAs) can be provided for the cost of $10.00 per hour to monitor the security cameras and provide rounds during the hours which your group would like.

*Staff members will be available for check-in and check-out of the group leader before and after the conference/camp begins.  This service is included in the room rate.

Summer Conference Meal Rates

Great Western Dining provides catering or conference services for on or off-campus groups. Price quotes for meals served from the line, special order meals or banquet style meals will be priced differently. Contact Mike Ordaz from Great Western Dinning for more information at 940-668-7731 ext 4224.

Residence Hall Choices & Amenities

Bonner Hall

Bonner Hall is a traditional residence hall with community restrooms.  There are 54 spaces for females and 52 spaces for male divided among four wings in the building.  The rooms are 12 foot by 15 foot with tile floors.  The rooms include: two bunkable style beds; a desk; a chair; a six-drawer dresser; a vanity with medicine cabinet; two open closets; and a personal HVAC unit.  The community restrooms are cleaned daily by a contract cleaning service.

Hays Hall

Hays Hall is more like an apartment complex with rooms opening to the exterior.  There are 32 spaces at Hays Hall with eight units housing four residents.  The units have a main living room that leads off to two bedrooms each with their own bathroom. The living room and bedrooms are carpeted.  The living room is furnished with a sofa, shelving unit, and common HVAC unit.  The bedrooms are furnished with two loft-style beds; two desk; two chairs; two shelves; two 3-drawer dressers; two shelving units; and two large closets.  The restrooms include a full-size bathtub.  Residents are responsible for the cleaning of their own units.

Common Amenities

All amenities are located at Bonner Hall and may be used by all residents.  Bonner Hall has a study room, two TV lounges, two kitchens, two laundry areas, vending machines; a miniature movie theater and the main lobby with two computers, a printer, cable television, and games for residence use. The lobby is kept open until 2AM for resident use. The residence halls also feature wonderful outdoor space for activities; they include: a lighted intramural field, grills, and picnic tables.