On-Campus Housing Academic Eligibility

MVCC is committed to providing a Residence Hall environment conducive to academic success.    On-campus housing is a privilege and is only available to students who demonstrate academic accomplishments.

We value academic success and access.  First-time applicants must meet one of the following eligibility criteria for on-campus housing:

  • A minimum cumulative high school average of 70.  Students with a cumulative high school average of 65-69.9 will be conditionally eligible providing they participate in academic support services.  These include:
  • Attend three (3) out of five (5) Academic Workshops during the first two weeks of their first semester.
  • Attend a total of 8 hours in the Learning Commons for study hours or tutor sessions each week during the first ½ of their first semester.
  • Meet one time per week for at least 30 minutes for first ½ of their first semester with either their SSA, a mentor or Resident Director. 
  • A GED/TASC minimum score of 2400 OR
  • A transfer student who attempted a minimum of 12 equivalent credit hours and earned a minimum 1.5 term GPA in their most recent semester.

1st semester at MVCC

  • A minimum cumulative high school average stated above OR
  • A GED/TASC minimum score of 2400 OR
  • A transfer student who attempted a minimum of 12 equivalent credit hours and earned a minimum 1.5 term GPA in their most recent semester.

And

  • Currently attempting a minimum of 12 equivalent credit hours and earn a minimum 1.5 term GPA at end of semester.

Completed at least one full-time semester at MVCC

  • Not be on Academic Probation.

Please Note:

  • In order to apply this policy in a consistent manner, there is no appeal for exceptions.
  • Past students who did not complete their first semester are subject to new applicant eligibility.

A current resident or incoming resident will remain eligible to reside in the Residence Halls unless the they are academically dismissed by MVCC based on their Academic Standing.  They are expected to participate in all academic intervention and probation recovery initiatives.

A prior resident who was previously dismissed from the College due to academic ineligibility may return to the Residence Halls upon rematriculation to the College.