• 144 of these are reserved for honor students (freshmen with 20 composite on ACT or returning students with 3.0 GPA are eligible);
• 21% of our beds are reserved for honor students – more than any other college in Mississippi;
• This semester 60% of our honors students are freshmen;
• All rooms have free cable TV
• High speed Internet access is available in each room. Students will need to furnish their own computer with any brand of 10/100 Ethernet NIC;• Returning students are given first priority with room reservations until March 30;
• Freshmen are assigned rooms according to the date a room deposit was paid;
Students should furnish their rooms with the following articles: sheets, pillows, bedspreads, blankets, and towels. The rooms are furnished with single width beds and mattresses, dresser, desk and chairs.
Each student is required to pay a $50 (non refundable) room deposit before moving into the residence hall. Room preference is determined by classification and date of room deposit.. Students losing a residence hall key will be assessed a fee of $100 to have the key replaced and the lock repined. All residence halls are non-smoking.
All residence halls are $775 per semester, with the exception of Bates Hall (new men's honors residence hall), which are $875 per semester.
All students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours to live in the residence hall.
Any student who is enrolled at Copiah-Lincoln must maintain a 2.0 GPA or better to be eligible for campus housing. All residence hall students who are in non-compliance with these GPA standards at mid-term (9 weeks) will be sent a written warning of their residence hall status. Notification of non-compliance of these regulations will be made by the Dean of Student Services.
Any student in non-compliance with the GPA requirements at mid-term will be required to attend counseling and study aid programs one night a week under the direction of the Dean of Student Services. The study aid program schedule will be posted in residence halls and classrooms in advance of such times. If students at the end of the semester are in non-compliance, they will lose campus housing privileges.
Any person may appeal dismissal from campus housing. Such appeal must be in writing and directed to the Dean of Student Services.
Any appeal by students not meeting these requirements will be directed to the dormitory appeals committee, which consists of the Housing Director, the student's residence hall host or hostess, and the Dean of Student Services. This policy was endorsed by the Student Government Association in the spring of 1993.