Jones College

Campus Housing 

Housing FAQ

Washers and dryers are located in each resident hall. Use of the machines is free. Residents will provide laundry baskets and detergent. 

Staff will use students’ official Jones College email address to communicate information. Those notifications will appear in students’ MyJones account. Staff may leave written notifications in student’s rooms and post announcements throughout the halls.

Meal charges are included in the housing fees. The JONES ONE CARD serves as the meal ticket. The cafeteria serves 3 meals per day M-F and 2 meals per day on the weekends.

Philo TelevisionYes, all rooms have a cable television hook-up. No cable is necessary.

Blinds are provided in each room. You may bring spring rods to add curtains

Service animals are allowed in residence halls. Residents should contact the Housing Director and Disability Coordinator for additional information.

No. Residence halls at Jones College are smoke-free.

Housing charges may be paid in four installments as set by the Business Office. Students are responsible for the full housing fee at indicated by the Housing Contract. Early departure from housing does not reduce the housing fee. The student's meal ticket will remain active as long as the account is paid on time.

Refrigerators are provided in each room. You may bring your own microwave if the unit consumption is below 1.8 amps. Hotplates, toasters, etc. are not allowed in rooms due to fire hazards.

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A postal fee is included with housing. Students may request a post office box at the Mail window in the student center.

No. You must be registered in at least 15 hours to be eligible for campus housing. Nine of these hours must be traditional on-campus hours. Exceptions are made for students enrolled in some Health Care related programs.

Students may have a car on campus. You must purchase a dorm-student decal for your car. Cars with dorm-student decals must be parked in the residence hall parking lots between the hours of 6:00am and 1:00 pm. After 1:00 pm, parking on campus is open.


SAFETY AND SECURITY INFORMATION

Lock you door when you leave your room. 

Do not leave valuables in plain view.

Inventory your property and include serial numbers of all electronics, game consoles, televisions.

Mark or engrave personal items with your name or ID number.


Residents assume all responsibility for their personal property. The college does not assume any legal obligation for any resident’s personal property that may be lost or damaged in its buildings or on its grounds. Students are encouraged to obtain personal property loss insurance.

Report thefts or security problems to your RA, RM or campus police immediately.

Travel with a companion after dark.

Students may request a police escort after dark from Campus Police.

Inform your roommate or suitemate of your travel plans and expected time of return.

Video Cameras

While considering individuals’ reasonable expectations of personal privacy, the Housing Department has employed video surveillance cameras to enhance the safety and security of students, employees, and property. The primary intent of these video surveillance cameras is to enhance safety and security while discouraging the occurrence of behaviour that violates laws or policies as well as securing evidence that enhances the likelihood of identifying offenders through post-incident investigations of crimes. Viewing of video surveillance camera footage (either live video footage or recordings) will be conducted only by authorized personnel. Cameras will only be placed in common areas.

Privacy of Residents

While giving all due respect to the privacy of housing residents, circumstances present themselves that necessitate authorized college personnel to enter a student’s room. Authorized staff have the right to entry into a student’s room for custodial and maintenance purposes; assessment of damage; inventory of college property; determination of health and sanitary violations; compliance with college rules, regulations and policies; and emergencies where imminent danger of life, safety, health or property is reasonably suspected. When possible, advance notice of need for entry will be given to the student occupants. College law enforcement will follow appropriate legal procedures when entering and searching resident hall rooms and resident’s belongings.