College Housing

SC4’s student residence hall is just steps away from classes and campus life in downtown Port Huron. Referred to as The Dock, housing units are fully-furnished and provide up to 80 students with easy access to the area’s great dining and entertainment options, recreation and outdoor activities, and potential employment opportunities with local businesses.

Additionally, all students living in housing pay in-district tuition rates. International students do not receive in-district tuition rates

Need more reasons to apply? 10 reasons to live in housing

Interested in living on campus? Let us know and we’ll follow up with more information.

Accommodations

Primarily double occupancy rooms (Two to a room) – singles and triples offered at limited availability. All rooms complete with:

  • Double-occupancy rooms (2 residents per suite) complete with:
    • XL twin-sized beds (extended length 80 inch length)
    • Furniture
    • Private bathroom
    • High-speed Wi-Fi Internet
    • Heating and air conditioning
  • Communal kitchen
  • Student lounge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking

Requirements

  • Students must meet ongoing academic and enrollment requirements to live in college housing. Housing residents must have and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.00 and be enrolled in 12 or more credits/contact hours in the fall and winter semesters.
  • College housing is a substance-free living environment. Residents agree to abstain from the use of alcohol and other drugs regardless of age.
  • St. Clair County Community College is a smoke-free campus, which includes the residence hall.

Rates and billing

Double occupancy rates for the following 2019-20 academic year:

Single occupancy – $7,875
(limited spaces available*)
Fall 2019: $750 due Aug. 5, $3,187.50 due Aug. 19.
Winter 2020: $750 due Jan. 6, $3,187.50 due Jan 13.

Double occupancy (standard) – $5,250
Fall 2019:  $750 due Aug. 5, $1,875 due Aug. 19.
Winter 2020:  $750 due Jan. 6, $1,875 due Jan. 13.

Triple occupancy – $4,600
(limited spaces available*)
Fall 2019: $750 due Aug. 5, $1,550 due Aug. 19.
Winter 2020: $750 due Jan. 6, $1,550 due Jan 13.

Note: All rooms are suite-style rooms. Each roommate shares a room and private bathroom with all other roommates.

*contact housing@sc4.edu for inquiries

Pricing includes all utilities, high-speed Wi-Fi internet and parking.
Pricing does not include the optional Elevate Meal Plan.

Out-of-district students living in College Housing pay in-district tuition rates.

Payment methods

Please pay via one of the following methods:

In person
Business Office – Main Building 220
Cash, check, money order, credit card (Visa, Discover, MasterCard)

By mail
Business Office Address:                             

Business Office – MB 220
323 Erie St.
PO Box 5015
Port Huron, MI 48061-5015

Check or money order
Please make checks payable to St. Clair County Community College.

By phone
Business Office Number: 810-989-5513
Credit card (Visa, Discover, MasterCard)

Nelnet Payment Plan

Financial aid

Most forms of financial aid can assist with the cost of housing, just like normal tuition. Understand however, that by living on campus, financial aid packages may adjust higher or lower, depending on the original financial aid award . For more information regarding financial aid, please refer to the Financial Aid Office.

Financial Aid Office
Welcome Center 105
810-989-5530

Nelnet

Full payments can be broken down over time by using the budget plans provided by Nelnet. For more information regarding the Nelnet Campus Commerce Payment Plan, please refer to Nelnet or the Business Office.

Business Office
Main Building 220
810-989-5513

How to apply

2019-20 academic year

The application process is as follows.

  1. Review the Housing Resident Agreement
  2. Submit the Student Housing Application
    1. We will process the application.
    2. If approved, we will send back a housing contract offer via the resident’s email.

The college will continually send out housing contract offers through summer until all vacancies are filled. Housing contract offers are sent on a first-come, first-serve, eligible basis.

Also, don’t forget to check out SC4’s student meal plan with Elevate, which offers affordable and convenient pre-set meal combos from surrounding restaurant partners in downtown Port Huron.

SC4 students enjoy coffee at Kate's Downtown.

Elevate meal plan

SC4 offers students and community members a meal plan by Elevate, which offers affordable and convenient pre-set meal combos from surrounding restaurant partners in downtown Port Huron.

Elevate offers various meal packages, starting at $8.27 per meal, that can be ordered on-the-go and picked up at a participating restaurants.

What makes this plan unique?

  • SC4 is one of just nine communities offering Elevate. Others include communities surrounding Cornell, the University of Michigan, Florida State University and the University of Virginia.
  • We’re the first and only community college to offer this to our students and community.
  • Community colleges offering a meal plan is uncommon. A handful of Michigan’s community colleges offer student housing and few of those offer meal plan options.
  • It’s a great complement to on-campus meal choices, offering an excellent variety of food options.
  • The partnership will offer students, employees and residents selections at a wide array of downtown establishments.

How does an Elevate Meal Plan help you?

  • Select from unique meal combo options from nearby Port Huron restaurants.
  • Order on the go.
  • Pick up with no wait.
  • Save money.

Restaurant partners

  • Chef Shell’s
  • Raven Café
  • Casey’s
  • Kate’s Downtown
  • Sperry’s Moviehouse
  • Lynch’s Irish Tavern
  • Sail in Café and Convenience Store
  • Maria’s
  • SC4 Bistro Café
  • Moe’s Corner Deli
  • More to come!

Learn more about the SC4 Elevate meal plan and sign up today

For customer support, please email Elevate at hello@elevatemealplan.com

Please note:

  • Purchasing an Elevate Meal Plan is optional.
  • Elevate costs are independent from college costs.
  • Financial aid, scholarships, grants, etc. do not cover Elevate Meal Plan costs.

Frequently asked questions

Housing contracts are for the full academic year. (Fall and winter semesters)

Yes. Students can submit a housing application in fall semester to be placed on the housing waitlist. As vacancies open, we will fill vacancies and charge pro-rated amounts for mid-semester placements.

All housing residents can receive one free parking permit. The housing permit allows residents to park in any of the 25 residential hall spots on a daily first-come, first-serve basis. For overflow parking, we encourage residents to use any of the surrounding 24-hour free city lots located around the building. Permanent parking passes can be picked up from the front desk by showing the following:

  • Student ID
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Vehicle registration information
  • Proof of insurance

Housing does not provide guest parking – please use the Port Huron city lots for visitor parking.

You can request a suitemate preference on our housing application. Housing will only honor mutual suitemate requests.

  • You must provide name and contact information for your requested suite mate on your application
  • Your requested suite mate also must request you as their suite mate

Once we receive your application we will do our best to pair you with your requested suite mate. These requests are not guaranteed.

Yes, the residence hall is co-ed but men and women do not share suites. For gender-inclusive living accommodations, please contact the manager of College Housing.

Yes, we do have ADA accessible rooms available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applicants will need to register with disability services in the Achievement Center at SC4 and submit a housing application. Some applicants have special needs that may warrant a single suite, or possibly a suite on the bottom floor. The same process applies to these special requests. We will honor all recommendations made by the Achievement Center as long as we have the space available.

Contracts must be canceled in writing via email from the applicant to housing@sc4.edu. Cancellations must be received before the first day of check-in and prior to July 1 to cancel for free. A cancellation fee of $500 dollars will be applied to the student account for any cancellations that occur July 1s and on.

St. Clair County Community College has a professional staff member who lives in the residence hall.  Additionally, there are student staff members who live on each floor among the residents.

The entrance to the residence hall requires a key card and residents are required to escort their guests at all times while in the building. All suites have individual locks and each suite is provided with a mail box. Campus security or a residential staff professional will be on call and available to residents 24 hours a day.

No, students (regardless of age) are not permitted to smoke or drink in their suites, inside the housing complex, or on housing and campus property.

Suggested items below. Residents may need to bring other items.

For bedding: Bed sheets (XL twin – 80″ in length), blanket/comforter, pillow.

For the room: Microwave, miniature fridge, 3M Hooks, 3M Command Strips, hangers, desk lamp and room lamp.

For the bathroom: Bath towels, rug set, toilet paper, hand soap, shampoo and cleaning supplies.

For Kitchenware: Coffee maker (must have auto shut off), individual dishware (cup, bowl, plate, pot and frying pan), individual utensils, can opener, paper towels, napkins, resealable plastic bags and plastic containers with lids.

Other miscellaneous items: Laundry detergent, fabric softener, laundry basket or bag, renter’s insurance/health insurance, basic room cleaning supplies, umbrella, bike, bike lock, batteries, academic supplies and general first aid/health supplies.

Provided items:

XL length twin-sized beds and mattresses, desks, drawers, chairs, small wastebasket, closet space, one-switch room lighting, bathroom plunger, shower curtain, communal vacuum cleaners, brooms, dust pans and bike rack.

In communal kitchen and laundry: Coffee maker and Keurig, communal kitchen refrigerators, microwaves, toasters, mini-grill, panini press, laundry facilities and coin machine.

Contact us

Have questions? Contact us:

housing@sc4.edu
810-989-5557