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Housing and Residence Life

Wickiup Hall

Welcome to Wickiup Hall! Central Oregon Community College's 320-bed-capacity residence hall is a five-story modern structure characterized by comfortable rooms, common spaces, and incredibly scenic views from atop Bend, Oregon's Awbrey Butte.

The building is centrally located, with classes and campus resources steps away. A game room, study areas, student activities, community TV lounges, a communal kitchen, and a team of live-in community assistants who help create an inviting place with a built-in sense of community.

Come take a look around. We know you'll feel at home!

What's It Like to Live on Campus?

Convenient, Affordable, and Rooted in Community

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Wickiup Hall

Explore the room designs, floorplan options, services and amenities, and see how your life will look in the residence hall.

Living in the Heart of Campus
Community college student residents gathered in Wickiup Hall community kitchen

Live on Campus

Campus housing can enhance your COCC experience, from new friendships to improved academic success.

The Benefits of On-campus Living
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Getting started is easy! Follow the step-by-step process to apply for your spot in Wickiup Hall. Learn here. Play here. Live here!

New and Returning Resident Application

Student Resources

Answers to All Your Questions

  • What is a Wickiup?
    The residence hall's name comes from an Algonquian word describing structures that nomadic tribes used for temporary housing — a convenient and valued place of shelter.
  • How much does it cost to live on campus? What does that include?
    Visit our Rates, Fees, and Billing webpage for more information. Housing provides you with a Budget Worksheet as well to help calculate tuition, fees, room and board so that you can see the total cost of living and attending COCC.

    We strongly recommend speaking with the Financial Aid Office before completing a housing application. Learn more about financial aid for on-campus housing.
  • What living options are available?
    • Quad Double Suites
      Most spaces available for students starting their first year in on-campus housing are located in quad double suites. This suite layout includes two double bedrooms (each bedroom is shared by two residents) attached to a common living space with a bathroom/shower, shared by the four suitemates.
    • Quad Single Suites [limited] There are a smaller number of quad single suites available. Similar to the quad double suites in all aspects except there are four single bedrooms instead of the two double bedrooms. Many of these spaces are either selected by any returning students or are held for students who demonstrate a specific need for such a living environment. If you are interested in being assigned a space in a quad single suite please contact the Housing and Residence Life Office to discuss your request.
  • Where will I be living? What's included?
    Central Oregon Community College has one on-campus residence hall. The Wickiup Hall provides safe, comfortable and affordable co-ed housing to more than 300 students. Wickiup is nestled on COCC's 200 acre Bend campus and is near several shopping and dining districts.

    The housing agreement includes a furnished space in either a quad double or quad single suite, a meal plan with access to dining services while classes are in session, and all utilities including high-speed internet access. Furthermore, students have access to numerous lounge, study rooms, laundry room, community kitchen, TV room, game room, facilitated programs and activities, and trained staff available 24 hours a day for emergencies.
  • Do you offer housing accommodations for disabilities or gender inclusivity?
    Yes, we do. In COCC's on-going mission to provide student housing that meets the diverse needs and interests of all students, we are proud to offer both Disability Accommodations and Gender Inclusive Housing in designated spaces in the residence hall. Learn more about gender inclusive housing using and the process to apply. Learn more about dietary and disability accommodation housing and the process to apply.
  • Can my financial aid pay for housing?
    Financial aid, if you qualify, may be used to help cover your room and board costs. Visit the Financial Aid page for more information.

    If you are receiving financial aid, please contact the Financial Aid Office (541) 383-7260 to review your award amount and arrange for this coverage. If your award amount covers tuition, fees, and the down payment toward room and board, then your financial aid may be used to cover the down payment prior to occupancy. Please also refer to your Budget Worksheet for this information.
  • How do I apply?
    We recommend applying as soon as possible. We have wait listed students in the past due to full occupancy.

    Visit our application page for steps to apply.


Key Housing Dates and Deadlines

View the Full Academic Calendar

  • 2023-24 Academic Year
    Feb 6, 2023 Fall Housing Application Opens
    Sept 21, 2023 Fall Move-In
    Oct 16, 2023 Winter Housing Application Opens
    Nov 23 - 24, 2023 Thanksgiving Break
    Dec 15, 2023 End of Term Hall Closure
    Dec 16, 2023-Jan 7, 2024 Winter Break
    Dec 22, 2023 at Noon Winter Housing Application Closes
    Dec 23, 2023-Jan 2, 2024 College Closed
    Jan 7, 2024 Winter Move-In
    Jan 29, 2024 Spring Housing Application Opens
    Mar 22, 2024 End of Term Hall Closure
    Mar 22, 2024 at Noon Spring Housing Application Closes
    Mar 23- Mar 30, 2024 Spring Break
    Mar 31, 2024 Spring Move-In
    Apr 22, 2024 Summer Housing Application Opens
    Jun 14, 2024 End of Year Closure/Summer Application Closes
    Jun 23, 2024 Summer Move-In
    Aug 30, 2024 End of Term Hall Closure (Hall closed to all residents at this time)
  • 2024-25 Academic Year
    Feb 5, 2024 Fall Housing Application Opens
    Sept 19, 2024 Fall Move-In
    Oct 14, 2024 Winter Housing Application Opens
    Nov 28 - 30, 2024 Thanksgiving Break
    Dec 15, 2024 End of Term Hall Closure
    Dec 14, 2024-Jan 4, 2025 Winter Break
    Dec 20, 2024 at Noon Winter Housing Application Closes
    Dec 21, 2024-Jan 2, 2025 College Closed
    Jan 5, 2025 Winter Move-In
    Jan 27, 2025 Spring Housing Application Opens
    Mar 21, 2025 End of Term Hall Closure
    Mar 21, 2025 at Noon Spring Housing Application Closes
    Mar 22- Mar 29, 2025 Spring Break
    Mar 30, 2025 Spring Move-In
    Apr 21, 2025 Summer Housing Application Opens
    Jun 13, 2025 End of Year Closure/Summer Application Closes
    Jun 22, 2025 Summer Move-In
    Aug 28, 2025 End of Term Hall Closure (Hall closed to all residents at this time)

The Full Student View

Finding Community at COCC is Easy

Ryan Rhodes

"I have a gym, hot meals provided three times a day, a gorgeous library, a market full of snacks, hiking paths that wrap around the outskirts of the campus, and tennis courts that give me a view of the mountain range as I play."


Ryan Rhodes Paramedicine and Fire Science Major

Nicole Sharp

"I really enjoy the sense of community that we have built within Wickiup. Everyone is so nice and friendly, and it's been amazing to get to know so many people."


Nicole SharpResidence Life Coordinator

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