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About Our Department
Housing Choices and Rates
Work for Housing

 

About Our Department

 

Housing Mission

The Office of Housing and Residence Life creates a safe living environment which promotes holistic learning and personal growth among residents. This environment fosters independent thinking and accountable personal-decision making. Through our programs and services, we challenge students to be engaged, community-minded and academically successful.

Housing Core Values

  1. Providing residents with the support and resources to promote successful transitions and practical, applicable learning experiences conducive to academic and personal success.
  2. We strive to ensure that students are civically aware and engaged by providing opportunities for involvement with East Georgia State College and the greater Swainsboro community.
  3. We encourage students to understand, appreciate, and promote tolerance of diverging views, opinions and differing backgrounds through intentional programs and educational conversations.
  4. We promote an ethic of team work that connects our department with others in support of the mission of East Georgia State College.
  5. We collaborate strategically and closely with the College Police Department, Corvias, IT Services, and Plant Operations to ensure that student residences are safe, secure and well maintained.

Housing Outcomes

  1. Students who reside on campus will demonstrate higher cumulative GPAs than comparable commuter students.
  2. Students who reside on campus will demonstrate higher rates of retention than comparable commuter students.
  3. 90% of residential students who participate in housing programs will report that their resident assistant made attempts to engage them and connect them with campus resources conducive to their individual success.
  4. Residential occupancy will increase by at last 8% from the previous year with a goal of 100% occupancy by Fall 2018. (Goal has been exceeded as of August 2017)
  5. Reduce housing cancellations for reasons of student dissatisfaction from Fall 17 to Spring 18 by 50%.
  6. Students who participate as resident assistants or members of the residence hall association will retain at higher rates than non-employees.

 

Housing Professional Staff Members

Angela M. Storck, M.Ed
Director of Housing & Residence Life
Office: Bobcat Villas South
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M - F
astorck@ega.edu
P: 478-289-2173

Shanae Vaifanua
Assistant Director of Housing
Office: Bobcat Villas West
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M - F
kvaifanua@ega.edu
P: 478-289-2371

Vacant
Residence Life Coordinator
Office Location: Clubhouse
Hours: 4 p.m. - 12 a.m., M - F
Email: Vacant
Phone: 478-289-6123

Kenneth McClendon
Housing Safety Assistant
Office: Clubhouse
Hours: 12 a.m. - 8 a.m., W - Sun
kmcclendo@ega.edu
P: 478-289-2172

Wayne Jukes
PT Housing Assistant
Office: Clubhouse
Hours: Varies
wjukes@ega.edu
P: 478-289-2172

Sierra Hall
PT Housing Assistant
Office: Clubhouse
Hours: Varies
sbhall@ega.edu
P: 478-289-2172

Virginia McAllister
PT Housing Assistant
Office: Clubhouse
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sat-Sun
vmcallister@ega.edu
P: 478-289-2172

Robert Bodenhamer
Operations Manager - Corvias
Office: Clubhouse
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M - F
Robert.Bodenhamer@corvias.com

Bryson Rowland
Lead Maintenance Tech - Corvias
Office: Clubhouse
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M - F
Bryson.Rowland@corvias.com

 

 

Housing Rates for Academic Year 2017-2018

 

Both Bobcat Villas South and West will be priced at *$3,030 per semester per student.
*Prices are subject to Board of Regents approval and are subject to change.

 

Meal Plan Rates

The meal plan is mandatory for all students who choose to live on campus. Lunch will be served Monday - Friday, dinner will be served Monday - Thursday and residents will have $200 in flex dollars that they can use in the cafeteria, Café and coffee shop at any time throughout the semester. 9 Meals per week plus $200 flex dollars (MANDATORY for residential students; includes lunch on Friday’s in RLB Dining Hall)

Academic Year 2017-2018 (per semester rate)
Price Per Meal  $7.50
Meals Per Semester  143
Total Meal Plan Price $1,272

 

 

Housing Choices


Bobcat Villa West
Occupancy: 212 residents
Style: 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartments
Amenities, included in price: Basic furnishings (extra-long twin bed, desk, chair, living room seating), refrigerator with icemaker, stove, cable hook-ups available in each room and living area,  wireless internet throughout the building, all utilities, computer lab and complementary laundry room inside complex, mail service, 24/7 security, and live-in management.
Security: Direct link to on-campus police department (Public Safety), state-of-the-art camera surveillance, access-card entry to complex and apartment, individual key entry to bedroom
Price: $3,030 per semester (Fall 2017/Spring 2018), $50 application fee (once per academic year), $50 reservation fee (once per academic year)
**In the event of overbooking, living rooms in West will be converted into temporary living space. To reduce the likelihood of your apartment being chosen, be sure to apply for housing early!

 

Bobcat Villas South
Occupancy: 200 residents
Style: 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartments
Amenities, included in price: Basic furnishings (extra-long twin bed, desk, chair, living room seating and TV stand, refrigerator with icemaker, stove, microwave, dishwasher), cable television in living room (with big screen, flat panel television), wireless internet throughout the building, all utilities, ceiling fans in living room and each bedroom, computer lab and complementary laundry room inside complex, mail service, 24/7 security, live-in management
Security: Direct link to on-campus police department (Public Safety), state-of-the-art camera surveillance, access-card entry to complex and apartment, individual key entry to bedroom
Price: $3,030 housing fee per semester (Fall 2017/Spring 2018), $50 application fee (once per academic year), $50 reservation fee (once per academic year)


 

 

Work for Housing as a Student Employee

Once a student has lived in campus housing for 1 semester, they are then eligible to apply for Resident Assistant (RA) positions within Bobcat Villas West and South. Resident Assistants are exactly as the term implies--they are student assistants who live and work within the residence halls in support of fellow residential students. 

Resident Assistants Function at the Highest Level in the Areas of:

  1. Role modeling and leadership
  2. Resource assistance and referral
  3. Student and community development
  4. Safety and security awareness
  5. Community standards regulation
  6. Facilities and occupancy management
  7. Housing and Residence Life administration

Typical duties include:

  1. Conducting safety rounds of the buildings when on duty.
  2. Working at the student reception desks in Bobcat Villas South or West.
  3. Attending regularly scheduled staff meetings.
  4. Conducting administrative duties as assigned, including but not limited to, occupancy checks and health and safety inspections.
  5. Creating and implementing programming and social activities for residential students.
  6. Providing a listening ear for fellow residents.
  7. Connecting residential students with campus resources to help them be successful.

Minimum Requirements for application consideration:

  1. Residency in on-campus housing for at least one full semester (exceptions provided on a case-by-case basis.
  2. Enrolled as a full-time, on-campus EGSC student (12+ credit hours) during period of employment
  3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at the start of and during the term of employment
  4. Ability to balance academic, employment, personal and co-curricular commitments
  5. Successful completion of the interview process.

Be on the look out for future Resident Assistant employment opportunities beginning Spring 2018.

For More Information:
Phone: 478-289-2172
Fax: 478-419-1003
Email: housing@ega.edu