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Live where you learn.

At Baker, you'll feel at home.

If you're planning to attend Baker College full-time in Flint, Muskegon, or Owosso, you have the option to live in Baker housing. In the fall of 2014, you'll have that option in Cadillac, too.

Residence life at Baker College is your home away from home. Accommodations include spacious residence hall suites, apartments, or townhouses. Some residence living facilities are located on campus within easy walking distance of your classes, labs, library, and other campus facilities. Others are located within the community with free public transportation connecting you to the campus. Because Baker doesn't have curfews or mandatory schedules to follow, you can experience increased independence and responsibility in a comfortable, safe living environment.

When living on campus, you will be surrounded by people who share your interests and will have more free time to spend with other students and instructors. You can participate in study groups, clubs, and intramural teams, and enjoy all kinds of social, educational, and recreational activities. It's a wonderful opportunity to broaden your experiences, expand your social circles, and make friendships that can last a lifetime. It's the ultimate in freedom, friendship, and education.

Learn more about our residence life. Schedule a campus visit for more information and a personal tour.

FAQ'S

  • When will I get my housing/roommate assignment?

    If you are starting at Baker College in the:

    • Fall quarter – We will mail your housing assignment by late-August. 
    • Winter, Spring, or Summer quarters – We will mail your housing assignment one week prior to the beginning of the academic quarter. 

    The housing assignment letter includes:

    • Your future Baker College residence hall address. 
    • Roommate names and phone numbers.

    If you have any questions, please contact the Residence Life Office.

  • My GPA is below a 2.0. Can I still live on campus?

    Based on our policies, if your GPA falls below a 2.0, you are no longer eligible for housing.

    However, if you participate in our Academic Success Program (ASP), you can continue to live in campus housing. You must meet certain program requirements, including: check in with your Residence Hall Coordinator (RHC), maintain 85% class attendance, and be discipline-free. Please contact the Residence Life office for more information.

  • My roommate and I don’t get along. What should I do?

    If you are having conflicts with your roommate:

    • Talk to your roommate about what is bothering you. Often, students have poor communication and fail to make basic, courteous requests.
    • Contact your Resident Assistant (RA) to discuss your concerns. RAs are trained to assist with these kinds of issues.  
    • If you still have roommate conflict, please contact your Residence Hall Coordinator (RHC).
  • What should I bring to college?

    Here's a list of some suggested items.

    • Alarm clock
    • Bed linens/towels
    • Carpet/throw rug
    • Chair/couch/bean bag chair
    • Computer
    • Cup/mug/glass/plate/bowl/silverware
    • Dish Soap
    • Fan
    • Handi-Tak to hang posters
    • Hangers
    • Digital-ready TV, DVD/Blu-Ray player
    • Iron
    • Laundry bags/detergent
    • Medicine
    • Microwave
    • Plants (real or fake)
    • Radio/stereo
    • Laundry money
    • School supplies
    • Sewing kit
    • Shower caddy
    • Toiletry items
  • How do I become a residence hall student?

    The first step is to let your admissions advisor know that you would like to live on campus. Then:

    • Fill out the housing application.
    • Pay the required deposit.
    • After Residence Life receives your application, they will mail you several documents, including:
      • A housing characteristics questionnaire.
      • A licensing agreement.
      • Online background check instructions.
      • An official transcript request form.
    • Complete and return these documents as soon as possible to confirm your residence request.
Residence Life at Baker College

Student Housing

Live where you learn.

At Baker, you'll feel at home.

If you're planning to attend Baker College full-time in Flint, Muskegon, or Owosso, you have the option to live in Baker housing. In the fall of 2014, you'll have that option in Cadillac, too.

Residence life at Baker College is your home away from home. Accommodations include spacious residence hall suites, apartments, or townhouses. Some residence living facilities are located on campus within easy walking distance of your classes, labs, library, and other campus facilities. Others are located within the community with free public transportation connecting you to the campus. Because Baker doesn't have curfews or mandatory schedules to follow, you can experience increased independence and responsibility in a comfortable, safe living environment.

When living on campus, you will be surrounded by people who share your interests and will have more free time to spend with other students and instructors. You can participate in study groups, clubs, and intramural teams, and enjoy all kinds of social, educational, and recreational activities. It's a wonderful opportunity to broaden your experiences, expand your social circles, and make friendships that can last a lifetime. It's the ultimate in freedom, friendship, and education.

Learn more about our residence life. Schedule a campus visit for more information and a personal tour.

Staff

Residence Life Office

Phone: (810) 766-4000
Fax: (810) 766-4255

Staff

There's a complete support network in each Baker residence hall, including live-in resident assistants and coordinators to answer your questions and address your concerns. Our Residence Life staff strives to provide a campus home that is a safe, comfortable environment that supports your academic success. 

Leon Carter
Residence Hall Coordinator
Phone: (810) 766-2101
E-mail: leon.carter@baker.edu

Rose Taylor
Residence Hall Coordinator
Phone: (810) 766-2101
E-mail: rose.taylor@baker.edu

Residence Halls

When you think about college residence halls, the first thing that probably comes to mind are the typical college dorms or dorm rooms. But at Baker College of Flint, you can choose to live in an apartment or a residence hall suite, located either on, or near, the campus. 

Convenient

For full-time Baker College students, campus living offers convenience and all the comforts of home. You'll be just a short walk or ride away from your classes, instructors, labs, the resource center, and other facilities. Some of the basic furnishings you'll find within your residence hall unit include a bed, dresser, desk, kitchen table, chairs and appliances such as a refrigerator and range. We provide all utilities, including cable TV and high-speed Internet, along with amenities such as laundry facilities, 24-hour security, free parking, and many other services.

Friendly

At Baker, you'll experience independence along with responsibility. There are no curfews or mandatory meal times. You decide how you want to spend your free time, whether it's studying, socializing, or just sleeping in. Campus living gives you the opportunity to participate in everything from intramural sports, to informal get-togethers or study groups.

Affordable

Baker residence halls operate on a not-for-profit basis, so they are likely to be the most affordable, quality housing you'll find on or near campus.

Baker Hall East 

  • Apartment-style residence
  • One bedroom with four-person occupancy
  • Quarterly fee: $1,110 per person (excluding $50 pre-paid deposit)

Baker Hall West 

  • Suite-style residence
  • Four bedrooms. Accommodates 6-8 people
  • Maximum capacity for the building is 180 students
  • Quarterly fee: $1,170 per person (excluding $50 pre-paid deposit)

Riverfront

  • Apartment-style residence
  • Quarterly fee: $1,330 - $1,775 per person (excluding $50 pre-paid deposit)
  • Special reduced-occupancy rooms may be available at higher room rates
  • Contact the campus Housing Office at (810) 766-4000 for more information
Amenities

Each apartment/suite on the Baker College of Flint campus includes: 

  • Refrigerator
  • Oven/range
  • Private bath
  • Full kitchen
  • Living room
  • Private phone line—Local calls included in hall fee. Long distance calls must be made with a calling card, collect, or through another pre-paid system. Residents must provide their own telephone.
  • BakerNET—Includes e-mail, Internet, and network access
  • Bunk beds—Residents must provide their own bedding
  • Closets
  • Dressers
  • 24 hour coin-operated laundry facilities—Residents must provide their own laundry detergent

Baker Hall West also has a study lounge, computer lab, and TV lounge

Campus Dining

Mimi's Baker Express offers a convenient, comfortable place to meet for coffee, a meal, or a quick snack.

Download our menu or contact us at (810) 766-4058 or dhaley01@baker.edu.

Orientation

Baker College has a special orientation program to help all new, on-campus students successfully make the transition from high school to college and residence hall living.

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Policies

Our residence life policies help ensure a safe, positive, living and learning environment for all our students. 

If you're a full-time Baker student between the ages of 17 and 24, and meet basic housing criteria, you can apply to any residence hall on the Flint campus. Housing assignments are made on a first-come, first-served basis, so the sooner you make a commitment, the more likely you are to get your first choice.  

Anyone who's considering living on campus should read our Residence Hall Guideline Book. Call us at (810) 766-4000 and we will answer any questions you have about residence life. 

Campus Map

With our small campus atmosphere, you will quickly become a part of the campus community. In the meantime, you'll be able to find your way around easily with our campus map.  

Download the Flint Campus Map PDF (808KB)

Campus Security

Security for all residence halls is closely monitored by the front desk staff and campus safety. Non-residents must sign in and out at the front desk during regular building hours. Residents must escort non-residents at all times. Specific visitation hours are posted.

Campus safety officers are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, helping make sure that everyone feels welcome, safe, and at home during their time at Baker. 

A campus safety officer is ready to help if you've accidentally locked your keys in your vehicle, or need a jump-start. Or, if there's ever a time that you feel unsafe walking on campus, you can have a safety officer escort you. We invite you to learn more about campus safety or stop by our office and say hello. 

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FAQ's

  • When will I get my housing/roommate assignment?

    If you are starting at Baker College in the:

    • Fall quarter – We will mail your housing assignment by late-August. 
    • Winter, Spring, or Summer quarters – We will mail your housing assignment one week prior to the beginning of the academic quarter. 

    The housing assignment letter includes:

    • Your future Baker College residence hall address. 
    • Roommate names and phone numbers.

    If you have any questions, please contact the Residence Life Office.

  • My GPA is below a 2.0. Can I still live on campus?

    Based on our policies, if your GPA falls below a 2.0, you are no longer eligible for housing.

    However, if you participate in our Academic Success Program (ASP), you can continue to live in campus housing. You must meet certain program requirements, including: check in with your Residence Hall Coordinator (RHC), maintain 85% class attendance, and be discipline-free. Please contact the Residence Life office for more information.

  • My roommate and I don’t get along. What should I do?

    If you are having conflicts with your roommate:

    • Talk to your roommate about what is bothering you. Often, students have poor communication and fail to make basic, courteous requests.
    • Contact your Resident Assistant (RA) to discuss your concerns. RAs are trained to assist with these kinds of issues.  
    • If you still have roommate conflict, please contact your Residence Hall Coordinator (RHC).
  • What should I bring to college?

    Here's a list of some suggested items.

    • Alarm clock
    • Bed linens/towels
    • Carpet/throw rug
    • Chair/couch/bean bag chair
    • Computer
    • Cup/mug/glass/plate/bowl/silverware
    • Dish Soap
    • Fan
    • Handi-Tak to hang posters
    • Hangers
    • Digital-ready TV, DVD/Blu-Ray player
    • Iron
    • Laundry bags/detergent
    • Medicine
    • Microwave
    • Plants (real or fake)
    • Radio/stereo
    • Laundry money
    • School supplies
    • Sewing kit
    • Shower caddy
    • Toiletry items
  • How do I become a residence hall student?

    The first step is to let your admissions advisor know that you would like to live on campus. Then:

    • Fill out the housing application.
    • Pay the required deposit.
    • After Residence Life receives your application, they will mail you several documents, including:
      • A housing characteristics questionnaire.
      • A licensing agreement.
      • Online background check instructions.
      • An official transcript request form.
    • Complete and return these documents as soon as possible to confirm your residence request.