Q: What is an RA and RD?
A: RAs (Resident Assistant) are leaders within your building to whom you may go for support or questions. An RD (Resident Director) works within the Office of Residence Life and helps provide a safe community-learning environment.
Q: What is my reservation fee for?
A:The reservation fee is necessary to hold, or reserve, a bed in your name. The reservation fee will be applied to your account as part of the rent payment. If you cancel your contract the reservation fee may be forfeited in certain circumstances.
Q: Where can I park on campus?
A: You can park your car in any parking lot on campus as long as it is not labeled Faculty/Staff. Parking is FREE! Ephraim City does restrict overnight parking on city streets during the winter for snow removal purposes.
Q: Is bicycle storage available?
A: Bicycle storage racks are available outside of every on-campus facility. Make sure to register your bike with Public Safety to avoid theft and bring a new lock to secure your bike to the rack.
Bicycles are not allowed in Residence Halls.
Q: Are there community kitchens in the residence halls with non-cooking rooms?
A: The New Residential Living Suites have two community kitchens for students located on the 2nd and 4th floors. Residents may arrange to use the kitchen through their Resident Assistant (RA).
Q: Can I have a pet?
A: Only fish in a 10-gallon or smaller aquarium are permitted in the residence halls and apartments. Due to health standards, limited space, and students with allergies, all other pets are not allowed in the housing facilities.
Students with a documented need for a service animal must coordinate with our campus ADA Coordinator at least 7 days in advance to allow us to reasonable accommodations.
Q: How do I get my mail?
A: Students can get a PO Box with our campus mail services in the Greenwood Student Center. Sign-up is free, but you must have your student ID. Your mail can be sent to a PO Box using the following example:
150 E College Ave #1234
Ephraim, UT 84627
The Residential Life Office is not responsible for delivering packages and/or other postage items to students in the dorms. Students are responsible for securing a PO Box and/or a means to receive mail service.
Q: Is there public transportation?
A: There is a bus that runs to West Campus only. Click here to find the bus schedule.
Q: Should I get property (renter's) insurance?
A: Yes, renter’s insurance is strongly encouraged as stated in the Housing Contract.
Q: Do I have cable TV hookups, phone and internet access in my room? A: Yes, students are provided with Cable in each of their rooms. Each building includes both wired and wireless connections and usage falls under the Information Technology Acceptable Use Policy as noted in the Code of Conduct. Click here for information on setting up phone service.
Q: Are there computer labs in the halls?
A: We do not have computer labs in the residence halls. Labs are available for student use in the Karen Huntsman Library.
Q: Is there a place to do laundry? How much does it cost?
A: Each Residence Life building has laundry facilities and the cost of laundry is incorporated into your housing charges. Laundry is now FREE!
Q: When do the residence halls close for the break?
A: The residence halls close at noon on the Monday following finals for the Fall semester and reopen at noon on the Saturday prior to the first day of classes for the Spring semester. See the calendar for specific dates and the handbook for applicable fees.
Q: Do all freshmen have to live on campus?
A: We do encourage freshman to take a serious look at on-campus housing and the additional services we can provide, but no you are not required to live on-campus.
Q: Can I bring my own furniture?
A: Students may bring desk chairs, lamps, etc. No personal beds, desks, couches (large furniture) are allowed.
Q: Where do I check in?
A: You will check into your assigned Residence Hall at the front lobby/entrance of the building. You will then be provided a Room Condition Report to be completed and signed before you receive your keys. An RA will be available to assist you. Once completed you will receive your keys and will be ready to move into your assigned room.
If you need to enter the halls before noon on move-in day, you must submit an Occupancy Outside of Written Contract Form. Please note that there is an additional fee to move in early. Failure to provide one week notice prior to your arrival will result in an additional $75.00 charge. All early arrival fees must be paid-in-full prior to taking occupancy.
Q: Are there scholarships or discounts for housing?
A: The Office of Residence Life does NOT award scholarships for housing. The Division of Fine Arts has a limited number of scholarship awards available for discounts on the housing contract. If you have applied for a scholarship with one of the four Fine Arts programs (Dance, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts) and are interested in this opportunity, please contact the department for more information.
Q: How do I apply to be a Resident Assistant or Resident Director?
A: Applications are available throughout the year online via the jobs link on the left navigation bar. Also there will be information meetings throughout the year for students to ask questions and inquire more information.
Q: When are payments due?
A: Payments for Snow College expenses, including student fees, tuition, and housing, lab fees, student ID card, etc. are all due on the 21st day of each 15 week semester. We provide several payment options, including an interest free payment plan.
NOTE: If you are relying on Federal Financial Aid to assist in covering your housing charges you MUST complete the application process BEFORE June 1stfor funds to be available at the start of the fall semester. For details contact a Student Success advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are ADDITIONAL STEPS AND PAPERWORK, beyond the initial FAFSA application that must be completed by June 1st. Please see our Financial Aid page for more information.