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Emmetsburg Housing

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
  • 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
  • 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 $6,340 for the 2019/2020 Academic Year for the 15 meal plan which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday-Friday. This does not include the summer term.

The 17 meal plan is $6860 which includes one meal on Saturday and one meal on Sunday. Students may eat at Pizza Ranch or Kirby’s Café for the two meals on the weekends, when they are signed up for this meal plan.

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.

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