More Than a Place to Hang Your Hat

Student Housing is a place for students to develop friendships, participate in activities, and become an active member of the community. The Residential Life team seeks to nurture and develop these skills for the benefit of housing residents and the entire Sierra Nevada College Community.

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Residence Rates:

2015-2016 (August to May Lease)

  • For Period: Fall Term: beginning August 10th 2015 at 9:00am and ending December 11th 2015 at 3:00pm.
    Spring Term
    : beginning January 15th 2016 at 9:00am and ending May 12th 2016 at noon

    Winter Break: dorms are closed to students from December 11th 2015 at 3:00pm to January 15th 2016 at 9:00am, but locked storage is provided for students' belongings during this period.

  • Room: $2,950 per semester, double occupancy, $2,400 per semester, triple occupancy
    Micro-Fridge: optional, $50 per semester
  • Meal Plan: $3,083 per semester (required with housing for the academic year August to May)

Full time Freshman and Sophomore students must live in the residence halls unless they meet any of the following criteria:

  • Have earned 60 or more semester college credits
  • Live locally (70 mile radius)
  • Are married and/or have children
  • Are 21 years of age or older

The Residence Life Team:

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Will Hoida Dean of Students and Director of Student Activities

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7450

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Holly Atkins Assistant Director of Student Affairs

Phone: 775-831-1314 x 7572

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Lizzie Thibodeau Director of Student Affairs and Housing

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7481

The Dorms:

Our campus is home to residents of Campbell-Friedman Hall and Prim-Schultz Hall.

All dorm residents have access to spacious student lounge/game room areas, vending machines, and laundry machines operated by pre-paid reloadable cards. Rooms are bright and airy, with terrific views, private bathroom, cable hook-up, and wireless internet access. Both halls offer lockers for personal storage, and all residents receive a personal mailbox.

Campbell-Friedman Hall

Campbell-Friedman Hall has 26 rooms and is connected to Patterson Dining Hall. Students are just a few steps away from the same structure they eat their daily meals in everyday. All rooms are furnished with up to 3 beds, 1 desk, 1 chair and 3 wardrobe units.

*Furniture configurations may vary by room.

Prim-Schultz Hall

Prim-Schultz Hall has 62 rooms adjacent to Patterson Hall. Rooms are double and triple occupancy with a creek or mountain view.  All rooms are furnished with up to 4 beds (2 bunk bed sets), 2 desks, 2 chairs, 2 dressers and 2 small drawer units.

This beautiful residence hall also has bright and airy study coves, ski-tuning area, and an elevator for wheelchair accessibility and personal convenience.

*Furniture configurations may vary by room. 


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