A limited number of residence hall rooms are available on campus for rent during the summer. Non-Mount Holyoke students, new students, graduating seniors, students recently withdrawn from the College, students currently on leave (including study abroad), or planning on taking a leave (including study abroad) for the Fall semester are not eligible for summer housing.
Summer Housing Applications are available in April. Housing assignment notifications are sent in May. Application deadline is April 23rd.
In order to apply for housing, students must clear all of their financial obligations with the College through the Student Financial Services Office and clear any other holds in place by Health Center, Counseling Services or Residential Life.
Housing is available from June 1st through August 15th. Special consideration is given, but not promised, to students who need housing between the end of spring semester and June 1st. The same consideration is given to those students who require housing after August 15th. Students should plan accordingly for these gap periods as housing is not guaranteed during this time.
Preference will be given to students who will remain on campus for more than six (6) weeks and who are employed by or conducting research with the College.
Rent is charged monthly. Rental fees are reviewed and set annually. Rent will be billed to the student's account. Rent is charged by room type. Fees for Summer of 2013 are as follows. The rental fee structure is $450.00 for per month for a single room assignment and $350.00 per month for a double room assignment. Prices are for the entire calendar month, weekly and daily rates apply for partial months. Please contact the Office of Residential Life for help estimating the cost of your stay.
There are limited services on campus. Campus meals are not provided. Students are responsible for providing their own meals. We encourage students to supply their own cooking, cleaning and eating utensils.
The College does not provide transportation during the summer. Public transportation in the area is limited and the 5-College Bus service does not run during the summer. The Health Center and Counseling Services are closed for the summer. Students with health or mental health emergencies will be sent to area hospitals via ambulance.
Students are responsible for transporting their belongings to and from their summer residence hall assignment. In an effort to support the College in the annual maintenance of the residence halls, residents may be required to move during the summer.