Housing Application

NOTICE: The submitting of a Residence Life Application and paying the Non-Refundable Application Fee and Deposit 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: 2022-2023 Student Housing Application

  • The $50 nonrefundable housing application fee along with $200 room deposit ($250 total) can be paid by visiting the OC Wrangler Express, making an online payment, or by calling the Wrangler Express at 432.335.6849. 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 effective for Fall 2022 and are subject to revision by the Board of Trustees approval each academic year. 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
    • Use of all Residence Hall facilities
    • Electric utility
    • 24-Hour on-call assistance.

Residence Life Scholarship 

Our Residence Life scholarship has opened for the Fall 2022 academic year! Please make sure to fill out the form here and send any additional forms required: Residence Life Scholarship 2022

 

Important Notice: All students applying for scholarship through Odessa College Residence Life must have completed an Odessa College Residence Life Application and attach appropriate copy of transcript(s). YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR A SCHOLARSHIP IF THE APPROPRIATE TRANSCRIPTS ARE NOT ATTACHED. The application deadline to be considered is by the end of the business day, August 31, 2022.

Requirements for application include the following:

A. IF you are a recent high school graduate: A sealed official high school transcript(s) AND a 1000 word essay answering the following questions: "What makes you deserving of a housing scholarship? How will this scholarship benefit you? How do you plan on being involved in the Odessa College Residence Life community?" (Note: Please use MS Word or other word editing software to ensure word count)

B. IF you are a returning Odessa College student or transfer student: An official college and/or university transcript(s) from all previous institutions that you attended AND a 1000 word essay answering the following questions: "What makes you deserving of a housing scholarship? How will this scholarship benefit you? How do you plan on being involved in the Odessa College Residence Life community? How have you been involved in the Odessa College Residence Life community?" (Note: Please use MS Word or other word editing software to ensure word count)

All scholarship information is shown in the link above. If you have any questions feel free to email housing@odessa.edu.