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Housing FAQs



There are 5 residence halls on campus. West and South Halls are for females.  Northeast and Northwest Halls are for males. Cardinal Hall has both males (1st floor) and females (2nd and 3rd floors).    

1. You must have been accepted for admission as a student to TVCC.

2. Complete the online housing application. You will need to know your Cardinal ID and password. (Your Cardinal ID and information about your password will be in your acceptance email from the TVCC Office of the Registrar).

3. The $150 non-refundable application fee will be added to the students account within 72 business hours. The non-refundable application fee can be paid from the students MyCardinalConnect student portal using the same Cardinal ID login information.

4. Have a current (within the last 5 years) meningitis vaccine record on file in the Office of the Registrar.

Each of these items must be received by the Housing Office before a reservation is official. Residents will be asked to complete a housing contract as a part of the check-in process

The $150 Dorm Application Fee is non-refundable.  Visit the housing home page to see our refund policy for dorm cancelations.

Rooms contain two beds, two desks, two chairs, two dressers, closet, wireless access.

Yes, however, roommate requests are not guaranteed. Student Athletes and performing group members may be assigned roommates by their coach or director.

No. Room costs are based on double occupancy, therefore, single rooms are not offered.

Yes, all the residence halls at Trinity Valley have air-conditioning and heating.

You and your roommate are responsible for keeping your room clean.  Clean room inspections are conducted by the housing manager.

Yes. Meal plans are included in the room and board costs and cannot be separated.

Yes, but you must have a parking decal. Parking is only permitted in specific areas designated by your decal, and you will get a ticket if you are caught parking out of zone, and your car may be towed. Your first parking decal is free.  All other parking decals are $5.00 each.

No. As an adult in college, you are responsible for your actions, but our residence halls close at 11:00 pm for visitors.   It is a good idea to let your roommate know where you are going and when you'll be back, so you can be found if an emergency occurs. Also, your roommate can alert the staff if he or she becomes concerned about your return.

Yes. Visitation hours are from 12 noon to 11 pm daily. Visitors must be at least 18 years old. Overnight guests are not allowed.

Yes.  There is wireless access throughout the campus.

Costs vary from year to year.  Check the TVCC Housing website,call the Housing Office at (903) 675-6256, or email the Housing Office for more information. 

Each housing resident should pick up packages from the locker located at the bookstore. A resident will receive an email from the TVCC Bookstore when their package is ready to be picked up from the locker. Residents have two days to pick up their packages, or it may be returned to the sender. Flat mail (regular envelopes, ect.) may still be delivered by housing personnel. It is important to address mail correctly and with the student's name they applied to TVCC with in order to insure timely receipt of campus mail.

First Name Last Name

Name of Residence Hall – Room Number

100 Cardinal Drive

Athens, TX 75751



 Housing Application

You must be a fully accepted TVCC student to apply for on campus housing. You will need your Cardinal ID and password combination to fill out the electronic application.