Frequently Asked Questions


You must be a Blinn College-Brenham Campus student enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours with no convictions or pending felony or misdemeanor charges to be eligible to live in on-campus housing. To apply for admission to the Blinn College District, visit,

View all housing requirements here.

The Office of Housing and Residence Life is currently accepting applications for students to live in on-campus housing for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester.

Apply for housing here.

A portion of your application fee will pay for a criminal history check. Please be aware that if you have any convictions or pending charges for a Felony, Class A Misdemeanor, or Class B Misdemeanor, you will not be able to live on-campus, and your $125 application fee will not be refunded.

If you are an Out-of-State or Out-of-Country applicant, please submit the additional Out of State background form found on our website at  This form is not required if you have always lived in Texas.

Out-of-state and international applicants must submit a Background Release Form with their application.

Students should receive an email from HireRight within a month of applying for housing. Follow the instructions in the email to complete the process of a background check. If you do not receive an email from HireRight within two weeks of applying for housing, please contact the Office of Housing and Residence Life at 979-830-4461.

Failure to complete the background form from HireRight may delay a room assignment. This form is not required if you have always lived in Texas.

Students will need to register for a minimum of 12 credit hours before they can receive a room assignment.  Students who drop below 12 credit hours at any time can have their room assignment cancelled until they register for a minimum of 12 credit hours.

Students should check their myBLINN email on a regular basis for information regarding a room assignment.
All students living on campus are required to have a meal plan.

Click here to view meal plans.

Students who cancel their rooms prior to the start of school will have the full cost of their room removed from their bill.  Students who cancel their room after the semester starts, but within the first 8 weeks of the semester, will have a prorated cost of their room refunded. After the 8th week of school, no room refunds or meal plan refunds will be made.

At the end of each long semester that you have lived on campus, you will be given an opportunity to renew your housing for the next semester.  Please note that a $50 renewal fee will be applied to your account at the time a room is reserved.

If you are not renewing your housing, please fill out the non-returning survey here.

Spring 2020 room change requests will be taken starting the 2nd week of the Spring semester.