Off-Campus Housing Option

Off-Campus Housing Option

Rockland Community College is pleased to offer full-time students an off-campus housing option with shuttle service at St Thomas Aquinas College-STAC (10 miles away) in Sparkill, NY for the 2021-2022 academic  year.

Housing Eligibility Requirements

  • All students in this program will be required to be fully vaccinated, with at least the initial vaccination in place before moving in.
  • All students must take at least one RCC in-person class throughout the duration of the semester.
  • Students are only permitted to take classes at RCC.
  • Students will not be allowed to have any guests/visitors on campus.

Costs for Fall 2021

Standard Unit-Double Occupancy Room Only

All RCC students who are approved to live in STAC-RCC Housing are required to pay the per-semester rate of $5,700 for housing and meal plan, which includes a special STAC-RCC Housing grant of $1,690. Students must agree to live on campus for the full year to include fall 2021 and spring 2022.

*Note: students may use financial aid to cover the cost if applicable. Please speak with a financial aid counselor for more info.

Upon acceptance of housing, students will be required to sign a housing contract and agree to abide by all STAC-RCC policies and procedures.

Accommodations at STAC

RCC is not responsible to provide housing up until the prescribed move-in date which is provided on the STAC Housing acceptance letter/email.

There will be a professional Residence Hall Director and student Resident Assistants living onsite at STAC to serve as a resource for the RCC students living there. The Residence Life Staff will be accessible 24/7.

Students will be eligible for the following services on the campus of St. Thomas Aquinas College:

  • Career Services
  • Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Health Services
  • Library Facilities (cannot check out items)
  • Krause Fitness Center
  • Student Organizations
  • Student Activities Events

Free shuttle service from STAC to RCC will be provided on specific days/times

All rooms are equipped with a twin XL bed with dresser draws, desk, chair, closet and a shared bathroom.

McNelis Commons

McNelis Commons

The McNelis Commons (known as The Commons) are clusters of suite-style rooms located around a central, shared living space. The Commons feature a laundry facility and the campus dining hall.

Meal Plan

Your housing agreement includes your 200 Block with 200 points meal plan. This plan includes 200 meals to be utilized throughout the semester in the McNelis Commons Dining Hall plus 200 points per semester which can be used at the Spartan Grille located on the lower level of the Romano Student Alumni Center.

To apply for housing please email [email protected]. Housing is available on a first come first serve basis. Applications are due by Sept. 2, 2021.