Brewton-Parker College
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 Campus Life



Housing FAQs

Are there any smoking facilities on campus?
Can I request to live in a specific residence hall?
Who will be my roommate?
May I select my roommate?
When will I receive a specific room assignment?
When do I need to arrive on campus?
Are private rooms available?
What are the refund policies?
What is furnished in each residence hall room?
How big are the beds and can the beds be bunked?
What residential bathroom facilities are provided?
What items do I need to bring?
What items are not permitted?
What items are optional?
What amenities are available?
May I send belongings to the school in advance of my arrival?
How do I get a Student Handbook?

Are there any smoking facilites on campus?

No, Brewton-Parker College is a 100% tobacco-free campus.

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Can I request to live in a specific residence hall?

Yes, however residence hall assignments are made on a first-come-first-serve basis. Residence hall and roommate preferences are not guaranteed.


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Who will be my roommate?

A room will be reserved when the $125.00 Housing Reservation Fee has been received by the Office of Admissions and forwarded to the Office of Residence Life. At this time, roommate assignments are made on a first-come-first serve basis. Your roommate’s name address, and telephone number will be included in a mailing to you, along with your residence hall assignment.


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May I select my roommate?

The Roommate Questionnaire along with the Housing Application has a location to specify a roommate. The names on the forms requesting roommates must be mutual for the request to be fulfilled.


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When will I receive a specific room assignment?

Students will receive their assigned residence hall, room, and roommate by the end of July.


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When do I need to arrive on campus?

All new students will report to campus for New Student Orientation the week before the start of classes. A letter detailing this process will be mailed to you prior to arriving on campus.


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Are private rooms available?

Private rooms are available only if there are vacancies after all students have been placed in a room. If a private room is available after all students are housed, an additional fee of $1000 per semester is charged for the private room. The Director of Residence Life reserves the right to assign full occupancy of all rooms within the residence halls. Requests for a private room are fulfilled on a first-come-first-served basis.

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What are the refund policies?

A $125 non-refundable room reservation fee is required for each resident student.

The Room and Meal Plan Fee will be refunded at a flat rate of $77.00 each week for the remaining full weeks of the semester for students who withdraw before the end of the fifth week of classes.

After the fifth week of clases, there will be NO refund of the Room or Meal Plan Fee.

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What is furnished in each residence hall room?

Each room is furnished with two twin-sized beds, two desks, two chairs, two chest-of-drawers, closet-space, blinds/shades, 1 television cable, and 2 ethernet network connection for Internet. Wirless connectivity available in select residence halls.

The floors in Dowling Hall, Friendship Hall and LeRoy Hall, are carpeted, while Thompson Hall floors are tile. McAllister Hall has hardwood floors.

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Are the beds standard size and can the beds be bunked?

The beds can be bunked in all residence halls except for McAllister Hall and LeRoy Hall. The regular sized twin sheets fit the mattresses (76”) in Dowling, Friendship, McAllister, Thompson, and LeRoy Halls.
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What residential bathroom facilities are provided?

Thompson Hall has community bathrooms centrally located on each floor (approximately 50 students per bathroom with daily housekeeping). All female residence halls (Dowling, Friendship, and McAllister Halls) have four residents sharing a bathroom. In LeRoy Hall eight residents share a bathroom. Residents are responsible for the upkeep of the bathrooms in all residence halls except for Thompson Hall.

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What items do I need to bring?

Linens, blankets, bedspread, pillow, towels, washcloths, toiletries, clothes, laundry bag, umbrella, trashcan, broom/small vacuum/sweeper and cleaning supplies, alarm clock, and a UL approved power strip for appliances, iron and ironing board (small).

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What items are not permitted?

Pets (including fish), room modifications (nails, paint, wallpaper, tapes that leave residue or damage to walls, etc.), items with open flames (candles, incense, halogen lamps, fireworks), firearms, or weapons of any kind are prohibited. Cooking appliances with open burners are not allowed in residence hall rooms, such as hotplates, grills (charcoal or gas). No concrete blocks or lofting of beds or lofting systems allowed in the residence halls.

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What items are optional?

Small television (19” maximum), computer, stereo (small size speakers).

Refrigerators:

MUST be under the following specifications: 50 lbs., 2.5 cubic feet, 2.5 amperage draw.

MUST be plugged into a multi-outlet power strip with a circuit breaker.

Microwaves: There are two restrictions:

1. Microwave ovens should not draw more than 750 Watts of power.

2. Microwave ovens need to be plugged into a multi-outlet power strip with a circuit breaker. They CANNOT be plugged directly into the wall.

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What amenities are available?

Located in each residence hall are coin-operated washers/dryers ($1.00 per load). Vending machines are located in select residence halls. The Campus Store, Campus Dining Services, and the Campus Post Office are located in the Phillips Student Center. There is also a game room located in the Phillips Student Center. There is no ATM on campus.

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May I send belongings to the school in advance of my arrival?

Yes. Address box(es) to the college address and include the student’s full name. Student will need to notify the Post Office prior to the arrival of the package(es) by calling 1-800-342-1087 or by e-mail: postoffice@bpc.edu

Sample Address label:

Student Name

Brewton-Parker College #(student box number)

P.O. Box 197
Mt. Vernon, GA 30445

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How do I get a Student Handbook?

The Student Handbook can be found online at this link BPC Student Handbook.

For more details concerning housing and residence life, please contact the Office of Residence Life at 800-342-1087 ext. 3221 or via email at bpchousing@bpc.edu.

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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application
of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
 
Brewton-Parker College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brewton-Parker College.
 
Brewton-Parker College | Located on U.S. 280 at 201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle, P. O. Box 197, Mount Vernon, GA 30445
with a site in Newnan
912-583-2241, 1-800-342-1087
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July 16, 2013 5:26 PM