Office of Housing and Residence Life

It's time to renew your Fall 2019-Spring 2020 on-campus housing!
The returning student application will close on April 5, 2019 at 11:59 pm. CST
Submission of your application does not guarantee a specific housing assignment.

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Welcome to Residence Life at Talladega College. The Residence Life Staff will strive to make your stay exciting and enjoyable. To help promote a healthy atmosphere conducive to living and learning, there are policies and procedures that have been established. We expect all of our residents to demonstrate mutual respect for one another.

Off Campus Form

Intent-to-vacate Form

Room-change-request Form

Housing Application Summer 2019

Housing Application Fall 2019-Spring 2020

Room Renewal Application Fall 2019-Spring 2020

Following is a listing of our residence halls:

  • Crawford Hall, constructed in 1968, is named for George W. Crawford, Class of 1900, an attorney from New Haven, Connecticut.
  • Honors House 803 was constructed in the 1890's. Formerly a staff residence, it was renovated and converted in 1992.
  • Ish Hall, constructed in 1963, was named for Jefferson Ish, Class of 1907, who at the time of his death was a member of the Board of Trustees.
  • Senior Grove, constructed in 1993, consists of three buildings. The units are accessible for the physically disabled and fire-protected with a sprinkler and fire alarm system, which is linked to the college's police department.
  • Juliette Derricotte House, built in 1940-41, was the gift of the Harkness Foundation and named for Juliette Derricotte, Class of 1918, who at the time of her death in 1932 was a member of the Board of Trustees. Formerly a staff residence and guest house.
  • Arthur D. Shores Hall, constructed in 1974, is named for Arthur D. Shores, Class of 1927, who served for many years as a member and chairman of the college Board of Trustees.
  • A ribbon-cutting ceremony was recently held for Talladega's newest residence, which opened in January, 2019.

Qualifications For On-Campus Housing

In addition to completing your college application, a Housing application must be completed. Students must be accepted to the college before housing is assigned. A student qualifies for on-campus housing upon completion of registration with a course schedule of 12 or more semester hours. Students who are not registered will not be permitted to move into the residence hall, eat in the cafeteria, or attend classes. Residents who drop below full-time status (12 semester hours) or withdraw must notify the Housing Office and follow the appropriate check-out procedure.

No Student Can Qualify For On-Campus Housing Until He/She Has Completed All Registration Requirements.

What to Bring
Bed Linen (Twin)        Iron/Ironing Board        2 Bed Pillows      
Waste Basket        Small Refrigerator        Television
Business Attire *        Cleaning Supplies        Microwave       
Clothes Hangers        Laundry Bag        Fan       
Command Damage-free Hanging Strips        Stereo/Radio                 

*Every Wednesday is Professional Attire Day

What Not To Bring
Small Cooking Appliances        Hot Plates        Nails/tacks       
Weapons of any Kind        Space Heaters        Candles/incense       
No pets of any Kind        Drugs or Alcohol        Microwave over 1000 watts       
Refrigerator over 3.4 cubic ft.                           

Important Dates

  • All residence halls close on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 5 p.m. for non-graduating students.
  • All residence halls close on Monday, May 6, 2019 at noon for graduating students.
  • Renewal applications for returning students closes on April 5, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Friday, May 10, 2019- Summer move-in for summer session 1
  • Friday, May 31, 2019- Summer move-in for summer session 2
  • Sunday, June 2, 2019- Summer move-in for summer institute.
  • All residence halls open for new students on Thursday, August 15, 2019.
  • All residence halls open for returning students on Sunday, August 18, 2019.

Contact Information

Mr. LeMarques McClide
Director of Housing and Residence Life



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Talladega College
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Talladega, AL 35160

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The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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