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Director of Housing
Great Basin College
1500 College Parkway
Elko, Nevada 89801
Phone: 775.327.2395 or 775-934-5422


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Frequently Asked Housing Questions

Welcome to the Student Housing FAQ

We are here to help answer your questions. Our Frequently Asked Questions page helps when considering GBC for your student housing needs. Please review the answers and if they still do not address your question, please feel to contact the Student Housing Coordinator by phone at 775.327.2395 or by e-mail at!

When will I receive confirmation of housing?

You will receive an email confirmation following receipt of the application. Placement will be guaranteed in a following email.

When will I receive housing accommodations assignment?

Assignments are guaranteed upon payment of your Housing Deposit. You room assignment will be given to you on the day of your Check-in Arrival.

How are roommates assigned?

Preferences for specific roommates are honored whenever possible; each student must request the other on the student housing agreement form. Assignments are made based on major and desired occupation. No room assignments are made on the basis of race, religion, color or creed.

Is there a cleaning deposit?

Yes, and payment must be made before move-in. Griswold Hall has a $250 deposit. The Single Student Apartments have a $350 deposit, and Married/Family Apartments have a $500 deposit. Your deposit will be refunded according to the license agreement check-out rules that you will sign.

Can I remain in student housing between semesters? Is there a charge for this?

If residents choose to stay in Housing in between semesters they must sign an intent to return for the subsequent semester form. If that form is given to the Housing office, the resident can stay through the breaks at a cost of $111.11 weekly. Married and Family Housing is excluded from this form as their contracts are on a monthly basis.

When is student housing available?

Single-Student facilities are available for occupancy two weeks before the start of classes each semester. Students who need special arrangements, i.e. summer internships, may contact the Housing Coordinator.

Are the Single Student Apartments and Griswold Hall rooms co-ed?

No, we do not have co-ed facilities here at GBC. You must be married to reside in Family Housing. Married and Family Housing is subject to a first come first serve waitlist.

Students taking advantage of on-campus housing don't just survive…They succeed!

For More Information Contact

Director of Housing
Great Basin College
1500 College Parkway
Elko, Nevada 89801
Phone: 775.327.2395 or 775-934-5422

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Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 4,000 students are enrolled annually online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada's largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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