Housing Application

NOTICE: Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, Odessa College Residence Life is NOT accepting new students into the Residence Halls. Students are welcome to continue to submit Residence Life Applications to be placed on a waiting list for when we are able to begin accepting new students. 

AS ALWAYS: The submitting of a Residence Life Application and paying the Non-Refundable Application Fee DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE APPLICANT A ROOM FOR THE REQUESTED SEMESTER(S).


How to Apply for Student Housing

  • Submit a completed Odessa College Application for Student Housing!

    Application: 2021-2022 STUDENT HOUSING APPLICATION

  • The $50 nonrefundable housing application fee along with $200 room deposit ($250 total) can be paid by visiting the OC Payment Center to make a payment online or you may call the Cashier's office to make a payment by phone at (432) 335-6504. You can scan a completed copy of the housing application to housing@odessa.edu or mail it to the address below:

Office of Residence Life - Odessa College
2311 Andrews Hwy.
Odessa, Texas 79761

  • Room assignments are made on a first-come, first-serve basis after the application and deposit are received. 

  • Rates are based upon either two or four students per room. Payments may be made in one sum prior to the first day of class or on an installment basis with an additional service fee. Payments must be made with or set up with the Wrangler Express Center. Odessa College Student Housing Office does not accept any monetary transactions through the office.  Current rates are based on 2019/2020 academic year and are subject to change pending final Board of Trustees approval. Contact the OC Office of Residence Life regarding intersession and summer rates.

  • Cancellations for housing must be made by July 1 preceding the fall semester (Full Year Contract), December 1 (New Student/One Semester Contract) preceding the spring semester, or May 1 preceding the summer session in order to receive a deposit refund. *Fall Housing Contracts are based on the full academic year, unless student is moving in during the spring semester only*

  • The following are included in the price:

    • Private Bedrooms (Century Commons Only)
    • Complete kitchen
    • Internet service
    • Hi-Definition Cable service (cable box provided upon request)
    • Use of all Residence Hall facilities
    • Electric utility
    • 24-Hour on-call assistance.

The 2020-2021 Residence Life Scholarship Application is available.

Application: 2021-2022 Residence Life Scholarship 

***NOTE - You will be re-direced to a new website.***

  • A limited number of housing scholarships are available for qualified students taking at least 6 credit hours per 8 week term or 12 credit hours for 16 week term. Scholarships are available to cover half, three-quarters, or the full amount for a student living in a 4br unit.

  • Incoming students must have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA to apply. Returning students must also have a 2.5 minimum cumulative GPA.

  • Scholarships are renewable from the fall to the spring semesters only (As long as student still academically and judicially qualifies). Students must reapply for the beginning of each new academic year.

  • Students applying for a housing scholarship must also answer an essay question.

  • In order to be considered for the scholarship, the student must have a Housing assignment. Waitlist students may not qualify for the scholarship.
  • The deadline for scholarship submission is August 5, 2020 by 5:00 PM. Applications will NOT be accepted after this time.