Student Life Student Housing

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Move in DayBarton considers Student Housing an important part of your total education. Comfortable, wholesome living conditions have a marked influence on your scholarship, habits, attitudes and ideals. Your social life, loyalty to the College, attitude toward others, and your sense of belonging evolve from the community you'll join in Student Housing.

Living on campus heightens your college experience. You'll be a part of the largest student interest group on campus! Barton Community College provides campus based housing that will accommodate a total of 342 residents with ADA compliant rooms available.

Resident Hall Requirements
Barton Community College requires that all full time students (those enrolled in 12 semester hours or more) with a total of less than 24 successfully completed college hours reside in student housing. Additionally, students must maintain full time student status (12 semester hours) to remain in student housing. Students are exempted from the policy if they meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Student is married
  • Student is 21 years of age or older
  • Student has a child or children who reside with him or her
  • Student is a resident of Barton County or a border county and is residing with parents, legal guardian, or immediate family member of legal age.

Student Housing contract remain in effect for the entire academic year. Contracts are processed on a first come, first served basis.

Continue reading below for information on how to Apply for Student Housing, Student Housing Resident Resources, Housing Costs and Barton Residence Halls.

Apply for Student Housing

Student HousingRooms are reserved on a first come, first serve basis. Students must complete the Student Housing Contract and submit the $120 deposit fee. Application will be processed upon receipt of deposit. If space is available, the deposit will reserve your room until the first move in day of each semester. After the contract and deposit fee are received, you will be contacted and a room will be reserved. You will forfeit your deposit if you cancel after move in date for each semester. All cancelations must be made in writing to the Office of Student Housing.

Student Housing Contract: To complete the contract you will need a Student ID to log in to your PORTAL. Once logged into the portal, please select the "Student Services" tab and find the "Housing Contract" at the bottom of the page. Be sure to select the correct semester when completing the application.

To be eligible to reside on campus, all students are required by the Kansas Board of Regents to provide documented proof of meningitis vaccine or sign a waiver declining to receive the vaccination at the present time. Information about meningitis disease and the forms required for vaccine documentation or declination are located within the online housing application. Boosters are recommended if vaccinated prior to the age of 16. You may access information pertaining to meningitis disease here.

Student Housing Resident Resources

Check out the Housing Handbook to find information on campus living! The handbook includes topics ranging from the campus phone directory, facilities, policies, and more.

Don't get lost! Look at the Housing Map and Commons Location to make sure you know where you're going!

Be sure to Register Your Electronics with Barton to keep them safe while you're living on campus! It's quick, easy and will help locate your items in the case that they are misplaced or stolen.

The Instructions for Residential Halls Wireless Network will help you access the campus housing wireless internet.

Use Housing Lobby Phone Directory for quick access to courtesy phones located around campus. Emergency phones are also located in several locations and can be used by pushing the button which will automatically dial Campus Safety.

Keeping Your Computer Safe is easy with these quick tips! It is up to the student to keep your computer safe from viruses while on campus.

Housing Costs

Summer 2014 Housing Rates (4% discount for single pay)

Twin Suite/Double Occupancy
No Meals Payment Plan

$332 per session/$664 for both sessions

$100 deposit ($50 refundable)

Payment Dates

May 1st, 2014 - Summer Deposit due
May 29th, 2014 - Summer Session One - single payment due 
May 29th, 2014 - Summer Full Session - single payment due
May 29th, 2014 - Summer Session Two - single payment due
June 26th, 2014 - Summer Session Three - single payment due

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 Housing Rates (4% discount for single pay)

Living center costs and payment plan includes room and board (cost subject to change without notice). Costs below based on 19-Meal Plan and Double Occupancy

Payment Plan


Twin Suite
(Double occupancy)
$2,685.50 per semester/$5,379.00 per year

Single Suite
(Double occupancy)
Limited availability

$3,139.50 per semester/$6,279.00 per year
Single Occupancy Option
Dependent on availability
Starts at
$4,141.50 per semester/$8,283.00 per year

Payment Information:

June 1st, 2014 - Fall deposit due - $120 ($50 is refundable)
August 15th ,2014 - Fall single payment due*
November 1st, 2014 - Spring deposit due ($120 – for new incoming students for spring semester)
January 9th, 2015 - Spring single payment due*

*Students not paying in full by the published deadlines are required to sign up for a payment plan offered through the "NBS Payment Plan"

Single Room Rate - Additional Fee

After the start of the semester, if a single room becomes available, an additional fee of $500 per semester will apply to guarantee a single room.

19-Meal Plan Information

Meals can be used at any serving time, during any one week Sunday thru Saturday. Three meals served five days a week and four meals on the weekends are available for you to choose from.

Deposit Information

A deposit of $120 is required to initiate a housing contract. Housing is reserved on a first come first serve basis. Mandatory housing meetings are held one a semester. It should be understood that only up to $70 is refundable upon satisfactory completion of your living center commitment.

Housing Refunds

Housing refunds (excluding deposit) are based on a declining scale during the semester. Prices subject to change.

Non-Resident Visitation Hours

Daily non-resident visitation 10:00 a.m. - midnight. Any visitor under the age of 18 and not a member of the immediate family of a housing resident will not be allowed in student housing or student grounds. Visitors who violate this policy may be arrested for trespassing. During finals week there are no overnight guests.
Residents may be allowed to host over night guest(s) by notifying the Coordinator of Student Housing in writing 48 hours in advance. Guests must be a minimum of 18 years old, unless they are a member of your immediate family. If advance notification is not followed, the standard fine will apply. Guests may stay no longer than three days, and must abide by all housing policies and procedures. Please be considerate and ask your roommate's permission before having an overnight guest in your room as well.

All guests should be escorted at all times. All guests should be able to produce identification at all times. It is each resident's responsibility to inform their guest of college and residence hall policies and procedures. Residents are responsible for they conduct of their guest and are held accountable through the student code of conduct and housing rules and procedures. Misconduct for rule violations will be resolved through the disciplinary procedure. Further, residents are responsible for all activities that occur in their room.

Barton Residence Halls

Prairie Village

 Bluestem Hall

Hotel Style

 Sunflower Halls

Units 21-34

 Cottonwood Hall

Hotel Style