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, www.applytexas.org.

View all housing requirements here.

The Office of Housing and Residential Life is currently accepting applications for students to live in on-campus housing for the remainder of the Spring 2019 semester and the Fall 2019 semester.

Apply for housing here.

A portion of the non-refundable application fee will pay for a criminal history check. Students who have any convictions or pending charges for a felony, Class A Misdemeanor, or Class B Misdemeanor will not be able to live on campus. The $125 application fee will not be refunded.

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

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 Residential 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.

 

The Office of Housing and Residential Life requires that a student be registered for a minimum of 12 credit hours and their bill paid in full before they are permitted to check in. Setting up an installment plan or accepting sufficient financial aid to cover your bill will satisfy the paid portion of the paid and registered requirement.

Students who apply and receive their housing assignments before Fall 2019 registration opens (April 1 for current students, April 10 for future students) will have 30 days to register for a minimum of 12 credit hours or they will lose their assignment and will be moved to the bottom of the assignment list.

Students who apply for housing after Fall 2019 registration opens (April 10) 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.

 

Room assignments for the Fall 2019 semester will be announced beginning March 1, 2019. 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 the semester 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 eight weeks of the semester, will have a prorated cost of their room refunded. After the ninth week of school, no room refunds or proration will be made.

At the end of each semester that a student has lived on campus, they will be given the options to renew their housing for the next semester. A $50 renewal fee will be applied to their account at the time a room is reserved.

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

You must be assigned to a room to request a room change. Click here to fill out the Fall 2019 room change request form.