Roanoke College

Summer Housing


Summer Housing Eligibility

Students are eligible for summer housing if:

  • they are enrolled in summer classes
  • they will be participating in summer scholars
  • they have an approved college-sanctioned reason to stay on campus


  • Students who are enrolled in summer classes, participating in summer scholars, or working on campus will be housed in the Market Street Complex. 
  • Students participating in summer classes or who have college-sanctioned reasons to be on campus who have squatted their rooms in Afton, Catawba and Elizabeth Halls, may stay in their rooms. 


  • Half-summer: $695, plus $50 telecommunication fee
  • Full summer: $1,390, plus $50 telecommunication fee

Summer Session Housing Selection

Students will have the opportunity to choose their room in Market Street during a mini-housing selection process. Your housing selection timeslot will depend on your status as a Summer Session Student, Summer Scholar or Researcher, or Summer Employee.

  • All housing selection activities occur on the housing selection website, 
  • For instructions on how to use the housing selection website, click here.

Summer School
Housing selection date/time: Tuesday, April 22, 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.

Housing selection order is based on total credits earned:

  • 25 or more - 9:00 a.m.
  • 16 or more - 11:00 a.m.
  • 8 or more - 1:00 p.m.
  • 0 or more - 3:00 p.m.

Housing availability:

  • Summer session 1 - Sunday, June 2 - Saturday, June 29
  • Summer session 2 - Sunday, June 30 - Sunday, July 28

Location: Market Street*

Summer Scholars/Researchers
Housing selection date/time: Tuesday, April 22, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Housing selection order:

  • Summer Scholars - 9:00 a.m.
  • Other summer researchers - 1:00 p.m.

Housing availability: Sunday, May 6 - Sunday, August 4

Location: Market Street*

Summer Employees (approved applications only)
Housing selection date/time: Wednesday, April 23, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Housing selection order: First-come-first-served

Housing availability: dates based on employee terms

Location: Market Street*

*Current Afton and Catawba Hall residents who have squatted their rooms and are participating in summer sessions, or are summer scholars, researchers or employees may reside in their current rooms/apartments during the summer terms.

Summer Move-In and Move-Out

Summer Session I
Move-In: Sunday, June 1st
Move-Out: Sunday, June 29th at noon

Summer Session II
Move-In: Sunday, June 29th
Move-Out: Sunday, July 27th at noon