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Residence Life FAQ
College Village offers apartment style living with the option of either a shared or private bedroom. Each apartment is fully furnished with a kitchen, bathroom, and living room. The kitchen comes with a full stove, full refrigerator, and ample counter space. The bathroom comes complete with a shower, toilet, and sink. Local telephone, cable, and wireless internet service are included in the cost of housing.
Guest & Visitors Policy
Each resident’s right to sleep and study comes before the privilege to have a guest or visitor. You are responsible for discussing plans for guests/visitors with your roommates prior to bringing someone to campus and into the apartment.
If you have any guests/visitors staying or arriving past quiet hours you must sign-in with them at the Safety Office with upon arrival. You may have up to 2 guests/visitors at a time. You may have an overnight guest stay for up to 2 nights and 3 days within a 10 day period. Overnight guests are not permitted for the first and last 2 weeks of the semester. You are responsible for staying with your guests/visitors at all times, the actions of your guests/visitors, and informing them of campus policies. You may not leave your guests/visitors in your apartment when you are not present (while you are in class, at work, to get your laundry, etc.). All guests must have valid photo ID to sign-in and provide to staff when asked.
- Sign-in at the Safety Office FIRST upon arrival and again before leaving the property.
- Get a visitor parking pass if needed.
- Provide valid photo ID at sign-in and anytime asked by CV staff.
- Failure to comply with any CV or GCC policies will result in being banned from CV property.
Each College Village apartment has a full kitchen for students to cook, entertain, and share meals which suit their own dietary needs and tastes. On campus the College has food plan options for students and staff. Students may choose to purchase from a variety of meal plans and declining balance options. To lean more, visit the American Dining Services page.
You won't have to trek to a Laundromat in town or take clothes home to wash them. You'll find FREE laundry machines right here on campus! All you need to do is provide your own laundry detergent, dryer sheets, and a clothesbasket.
Don’t know how to do laundry? Check out this short video to learn how.
When you move into College Village, you will be assigned a free mailbox. Mailboxes are located in the Root, our student study and lounge space in the basement of Hemlock Hall (K building). Check your mailbox regularly for mail, flyers, important notices, and package slips which you can bring to the RA office to retrieve any large deliveries with your photo ID. If you forget your mailbox number, visit the office for assistance.
8170 Batavia-Stafford Town Road
Batavia, NY 14020
Residents are expected to observe Quiet Hours in order to establish a respect among residents for the studying and sleeping habits of others within an academic residential environment. They take place at the following times:
- Weekdays: Sunday - Thursday 10:00 PM - 9:00 AM
- Weekends: Friday - Saturday 11:59 PM - 9:00 AM
- Final Exam Period: 24 Hour Quiet Hours during final exam periods
- 24 Hour Courtesy Hours
- Outside of quiet hours residents are expected to be respectful to the needs of others. If another resident approaches you and requests that you quiet down, please agree or move your activity to another location regardless of the time.
Resident Assistants (RAs)
Resident Assistants (RAs) are student leaders on campus who are knowledgeable of campus resources. They develop community through programming, mediating roommate conflicts, and regularly communicating with residents about campus engagement opportunities and academic success at GCC. If you are having issues with roommates, classes, finding resources, or getting involved on campus, talk to your RA for assistance.
If you are interested in joining the Residence Life team, talk with your RA to find out more about their responsibilities. Then complete the online application in MyGCC>Campus Life>Batavia in the "College Village News" section. Visit the Career Services Office for assistance with developing your resume, interview skills and other application materials.
- 2.0 GPA or Higher
- In good standing with the college
- Must have lived on-campus for at least 1 semester
- Housing paid in full
- Supplemental declining balance stipend
- Excellent resume builder
- Professional development opportunities
College Village aims to support students as they learn to share space peacefully with their roommates, suitemates, and neighbors. If you or someone you know is dealing with a roommate issue and would like help, talk to your RA or come to the Village Hall to speak with someone.
If you are interested in changing rooms, complete the Room Change Request Form.
College Village uses My Resnet to provide residents with FREE, high-speed, wireless internet. Sign-up for FREE WiFi using your GCC email address. If you are experiencing issues with your connection, contact My Resnet Customer Support.