Community Living Option Application

A community living option (CLO) is an off campus housing privilege within the hamlet of Houghton and some surrounding areas; approved students are responsible for securing their own rental contracts. As this is a competitive process, all requests are not guaranteed to be approved. Students should not make any off campus housing arrangements or sign a lease until they have received final approval from the College. Making premature arrangements does not ensure approval. Students living in a CLO are still expected to abide by the Statement of Community Responsibilities and Community Covenant.

The application process for CLOs occurs each year in January and February for the following academic year. Typically only students who have earned 90 or more credits are granted CLOs. Students do not need to apply for CLO status during the semester in which they are student teaching. Please email housing@houghton.edu with questions.

The Community Living Option Application is now closed for the 2020-2021 academic year.