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Emmetsburg Housing

Emmetsburg Campus Dorm

Housing available:

Ballaster: 31 units
Spinnaker: 11 units + RA room
Catamaran: 4 units (For sophomores who apply with a  group, process is done in spring semester, for next academic year)

Ballaster and Spinnaker:

Each unit includes:
  • Air Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Basic Cable Hookup
  • Dorm Size Refrigerator
  • Closet
  • Private Bathroom
  • Extra-long Single (twin) Bed (6'6")
  • Dresser


The apartments at Catamaran are furnished two-bedroom apartments with a living room, kitchen and large bathroom.
  • All apartment units include:
  • Air Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Basic Cable Hookup
  • Full Size Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Extra-long Single (twin) Bed (6'6")
  • Dressers
Students may bring a small (1000 watt max.) microwave, their own televisions, computers and personal items as they desire.

Housing Costs & Meal Plan

Room & Board is $6,030 for the 2016/2017 Academic Year for the 15 meal plan which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday-Friday. This does not include the summer term.

August - December and January - May

Facilities close between semesters.  Students wishing to stay during the breaks are not charged to stay, but must approve stays with the Housing Coordinator.

Summer Housing

Summer Housing is available and charged on a per diem contract for each day they live in housing and a charge for 2 meals a day (breakfast and lunch).  Students who live in housing for the summer have the option to have the 2 meals or not.

Move in Day: Fall 2016

Emmetsburg Housing Move in Day is on Sunday, August 21, 2016 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Spinnaker East Dorm Residents will check in at Spinnaker East Dorm; Catamaran 4 Plex and Ballaster West Dorm Residents will check in at Ballaster West Dorm.  For more information, click on the Emmetsburg Housing Move In Day Information document on this page. Move in Day information and roommate assignments will come to you in the mail late July/early part of August.  Any questions, contact Jeremy Ward at or call 712-852-5210.


Jeremy Ward

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