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Residence Life Information

A student’s first year in college is often his or her first time living away from home or sharing a room. We provide you with some necessities and you can bring some of your own things from home to help make the transition a little easier.

What we provide for each resident student:

  • Bed
  • Mattress
  • Desk
  • Desk Chair
  • Dresser
  • Closet or Wardrobe
  • Cable TV access
  • Wi-Fi
Learn What to Bring

Housing Assignments

New students fill out your Housing Survey in the Candidate Tab on MyKC!

Housing assignments and roommate information for new first-year students will be available in the Student Tab on MyKC following Summer Orientation Days.

MicroFridge

Microwaves and refrigerators are available through MicroFridge. Personal refrigerators and microwaves are not permitted in the residence halls unless purchased/rented through MicroFridge. Their units meet energy and safety requirements for our residence halls.

College Student Property Insurance

Resident students have the option to purchase personal property insurance through National Student Services, Inc.

Residence Life FAQs

How do I find out my housing assignment or roommate?

Students can check their housing information via accessing MyKC. MyKC is a computer program which contains all of your student information.

Find your housing assignment!

  1. Login to MyKC using your Student ID Number and Password provided.
  2. Click on the student tab at the top
  3. Locate the Residence Life folder link on the left-hand-side
  4. Scroll down the Residence Life page,  until you see the box titled Housing Assignment.
What is an Area Coordinator (AC)?

An Area Coordinator (AC) is an employee of Keystone College, holds at least a bachelor’s degree, and lives year-round in an apartment in one of the larger residence halls on campus (Moffat Hall, Commons Hall, or Frear/Reynolds Hall.) AC’s hold regular office hours during the week in order to be available to assist our students with any concerns. Area Coordinators supervise and assist the Resident Assistance and Senior Residence Assistance, and oversee all aspects of the residence halls including but not limited to:

  • student issues
  • enforcing college policies
  • maintenance issues
  • safety issues

 

What is a Senior Resident Assistant (SRA)?

Senior Resident Assistants (SRA) are upperclassmen who work for the College in the role of para-professional staff members. SRAs report to the Area Coordinators (AC) and assist them in addressing any building, safety, or student issues. The Senior Resident Assistants serve as role models and help Resident Assistants plan and facilitate fun activities and programs, enforce college policies, build community, and oversee major issues within the residence halls. SRA’s have been in your shoes before!

What is a Resident Assistant (RA)?

Resident Assistants (RA) are student leaders who help to develop a positive and safe living environment and coordinate educational programs and fun activities that enhance the lives of the resident students living on-campus.

RAs are upperclassmen and para-professional staff members that live on student floors or in suites of each residence hall, and are on duty every night to monitor the safety and security of each building. They are the front line for answering questions, helping others, enforcing college policies, building community, and planning programs in the residence halls.

What is a micro-fridge?

A micro-fridge is a refrigerator/microwave combo. Personal refrigerators and microwaves are not permitted in the residence halls unless purchased/rented through the MicroFridge company, exclusive distributor for Keystone College.

What is Inter-Hall Council?

Inter-Hall Council is a club for resident students and plans events for resident students and helps make improvements in the residence halls. This club offers the opportunity for you to have a voice and make suggestions regarding on-campus living. Contact Student Activities and Leadership Development at 570-945-8253 if you would like to JOIN INTER-HALL COUNCIL!!!

 

What is a the Student Handbook?

The Student Handbook is a document to help you navigate your way through life at Keystone College. It discusses the Student Code of Conduct and gives an overview of some of the important policies regarding campus life. Please review this document to learn important information such as the drug / alcohol policy and the residence hall visitation policy, just to name few.

Download the Student Handbook (PDF)

 

What is the Campus Community Center?

The Campus Community Center, located in Patrick Hall, is a hub of information and resources for our students. This center is where you will sign in any non-Keystone visitors or overnight guests, get help if you are locked out of your room or have a question. Resident students can also sign out board games, sports equipment, cooking equipment, and more. Stop by the center whenever you need something!

Important Contact Information:
  • Office of Residence Life: 570-945-8271
  • Student Business Services: 570-945-8366
  • Financial Aid: 570-945-8132
  • Campus Safety: 570-945-8989
  • Health Services: 570-945-8255

Find more contact information in the campus directory.