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Please review the packing list: Google Drive file.

Freedom to decorate: Feel free to use posters, pictures, plants, chairs, and throw rugs to make the space your own.

Additional furnishings: You may bring items like bookshelves and side tables, but space is limited. Be aware that large pieces may not fit comfortably. Collegeprovided furnishings must remain in the room and cannot be stored elsewhere.

Protecting surfaces:

  • Use damage-free methods like Mead 3M tabs for hanging items.
  • Avoid using methods that can damage the walls or floors.

Prohibited actions: Painting your room is not allowed.

Damage responsibility: Be mindful that charges will be applied for damages beyond regular wear and tear upon move-out.

Each resident is allowed to bring 1 vehicle which may be operated on authorized college roads and driveways, as well as public roadways. Motorized & electric vehicles may not be driven off-road on any YC property.

Parking on roadways on property is not allowed. Residents should park primarily in designated parking areas assigned to their apartment or house. Failure to follow these rules may result in fines or towing.

Please note that the altitude at Prescott Pines is 6200 feet and there will be a few snowfalls during the winter. Though main roads will be ploughed, residents are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to use an All-Wheel Drive or 4 Wheel Drive vehicle.

Each apartment has a kitchen with refrigerator/freezer, stove, microwave, sink, and dishwasher. Aspen will have cookware and dishes provided. Residents in all other units will need to coordinate with their apartment mates to outfit the kitchen.

Gas, electricity, water, sewer, and garbage services are included in your monthly payment. Wi-fi is included for students.

Employee houses are unfurnished. Student apartments are partially furnished. Please see specific apartment unit for list of furniture

Free laundry facilities. Residents must supply their own detergent, fabric softener, etc.

The college performs a deep cleaning of the apartment when you move out at the end of the school year. During your stay, you and your apartment-mates are expected to keep the apartment clean.

  • Clean is defined as free from dirt, stains, contaminants, impurities, excessive clutter, and food waste that may present a safety hazard. Keep your assigned room and living space clean and orderly. You are responsible for cleaning up after yourself in bathrooms, kitchens, and other common areas.
  • Maintaining a clean apartment includes, but is not limited to, the following:
    • Cleaning the bathroom tub, toilet, and sink weekly
    • Mopping the floors in the bathroom and kitchen weekly
    • Cleaning the stove (including drip pans), other provided cooking appliances, and refrigerator monthly
    • Vacuuming or sweeping weekly
    • Cleaning the lint trap in the clothes dryer weekly
    • Removing your trash and recycling as needed (at least weekly) to the designated trash and recycling area
  • College personnel will conduct regular health and safety checks. You may be billed individually or as part of a community for any cleaning

You will get a code to receive your items from the smart lockers in Bldg. 3 next to The Eatery. All mail and packages are received at YC Prescott Campus, and residents will be notified via scholar email. Do not use the physical address of your residence for mail or packages. To avoid lost or undelivered items, use the following address format:

First and Last Name
1100 E. Sheldon St., Bldg. 7
Prescott, AZ 86301

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Apartment residents are not required to have a meal plan.

Employees will be enrolled in Payroll Deduction, paying half their rent twice a month. Students must either pay in advance for the entire 9-month agreement, or PRIOR TO MOVEIN students must enroll in a Payment Plan to make monthly payments. Late payments will incur a $25 fee. Multiple late payments may result in cancellation of the License Agreement and immediate removal from the unit.

OneCard: The OneCard is Yavapai College's identification card for students. The OneCard is used to access records, use the meal plan, set up a Flexicash account, check materials out at the library, access certain buildings, etc. The fee to replace is $25.

Room Keys: Residents receive a room key upon check-in and are responsible for keeping the key throughout occupancy. Lost room keys are a safety concern and must be reported immediately. The fee to replace is $25

Lock-out Assistance: If a resident is locked out of their room, they are instructed to contact Campus Safety 928-237-0420. The first two assists are free, after which residents will be charge $15 per assist. Access will not be granted to any room without proper identification.

While common courtesy is expected at all times, these are the designated quiet hours: Quiet hours are from 10:00 PM to 7:00 AM daily. During these hours, residents are expected to maintain low noise levels and avoid disruptive activities. Failure to comply may result in fines, mediation, or eviction for repeat offenses.


  • Residents 21 and older are permitted to possess and consume alcohol responsibly in private residences where all present are of legal drinking age.
  • It is illegal to provide alcohol to anyone under 21.
  • Students are prohibited from using common-source alcohol containers (e.g., kegs) or rapid consumption devices (e.g., beer bongs). Students cannot store or transport alcohol in plain view.
  • Must not consume alcohol in a way that disrupts others or normal housing operations.

Illegal Drugs

  • Prohibited by Arizona and federal law and college policies.
  • Includes possession, use, sale, manufacture, cultivation, or provision of drugs like barbiturates, opiates, amphetamines, and hallucinogens.
  • Possession or storage of items like bongs, grinders, pipes, vapor pens, and rolling papers is prohibited.
  • Marijuana: Use, possession, or cultivation of marijuana, including medical and recreational marijuana, is prohibited on college property, even with a medical marijuana card.
  • Unauthorized use of controlled substances, including prescription drugs, is prohibited.
  • Prescription Drugs: Must be issued in the student's name, in the original, properly labeled container, and stored in the student's assigned room when not in use.

Smoking, vaping and the use of tobacco products, are prohibited in all College owned buildings. YC Campuses and Centers have designated outdoor areas for use of tobacco products; however, smoking is not allowed anywhere at the Prescott Pines location.

Although not required, obtaining renter's insurance is strongly recommended for all residents. This insurance offers protection by covering the cost of repairing or replacing personal items that are damaged or lost, ensuring financial security

There are a few residences, such as personal RVs, where pets are allowed. Written approval from your Housing Manager is required. An additional deposit will be required, and the tenant will be responsible for any repairs or cleanings due to the pet. Residents must clean up after pets, keep them on leashes in outdoor common spaces, and control noise or disturbances. Failure to comply may result in fines or removal.

Except as may be required by your academic program (e.g. NARTA or Gunsmithing), firearms are NOT ALLOWED ON ANY COLLEGE PROPERTY except as follows: in a collegeprovided gun locker or secured in your car’s trunk. Firing, discharging, or brandishing of any type of firearm, simulated firearm, or any other weapon is prohibited.

Bike racks: Available outside several buildings for secure bike locking. We recommend always locking your bike when unattended.

Storage: Bikes may be kept in your room with consent from your roommate(s). Bikes may not be stored in hallways or in spaces that restrict ingress/egress.

Contact Student Services to get the Personal Support or Academic Support you need!

Campus Safety

Prescott Campus, Chino Valley Center, CTEC, Prescott Valley Center, Prescott Pines

  • (928)776-2185 - non-emergency
  • (928)237-0420 – emergency

Verde Valley Campus, Sedona Center

  • (928) 634-6599 - non-emergency
  • (928)239-0172 - emergency

Student ID Card

Mental Health Crisis: 844-534-HOPE (4673) Spectrum | 988 Suicide Crisis Hotline

Maintenance issue at my residence

  • Emergency (e.g. burst pipe, lost power, etc.) call Campus Safety
  • Non-emergency (e.g., leaky faucet, too hot/cold, etc.), send email to Facilities@yc.edu or call the main phone number at 928-776-2180, Mon-Fri 7:30 am 4:30 pm (except during summer hours and holidays).
  • Connectivity problem at my student residence: ITS helpdesk at (928)776-2168

Yavapai College has numerous ways to keep yourself entertained. Attend a college sporting event: with soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball and baseball, you can attend home matches throughout the year . Join one of the College’s Clubs or Organization—or start your own! There are various free activities happening throughout the year which you can view on our Events Calendar, and there are low cost student tickets available for most of the movies and shows in our Performing Arts Center.

Yavapai County

The historic downtown shopping district of Prescott, the Red Rocks of Sedona, the Wine Trail of the Verde Valley, combined with sunny skies and mild temperatures, make Yavapai County a favorite destination for residents of Arizona and beyond. Surrounded with natural scenic beauty ranging from the Prescott National Forest to the high desert, outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and rock climbing are hugely popular. Hundreds of miles of trails wait to be explored and picturesque locales afford stunning views year-round.

Yavapai County has a rich history, and its past is maintained in various forms by local museums including Sharlot Hall Museum, the Museum of Indigenous People, and the Camp Verde Archeology Center. Art galleries and boutiques abound throughout our communities. Local theater is alive and well, and music—from bar bands to jazz quartets and chamber orchestras—is abundantly available. Recurring annual events include the Sedona International Film Festival, the Camp Verde Pecan & Wine Festival, the World’s Oldest Rodeo, and the Acker Musical Showcase. The area offers something for everyone. Many Prescott Community Events are shown here or at the Chamber website.

Prescott Pines at Yavapai College is conveniently located just 15 minutes from the Square and the Prescott Campus, or 25 minutes from the Career Technical Education Center and the Prescott Valley Center.

Residents enjoy a tranquil setting, surrounded by the Prescott National Forest. There are ample trails for hiking or mountain biking, and Goldwater Lake is just ½ mile away.

tree Housing Handbook


  • Free parking
  • Free on-premise laundry facilities
  • Free Utilities (gas, water, electric, sewer, garbage)
  • Free Wifi (students only)
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared community spaces including trails, barbeque areas, gazebos, outdoor basketball court & pool


  • 19/ wk + $75 Rider Bucks= $2780 / semester
  • 14/ wk + $100 Rider Bucks = $2457 / semester
  • 152 Block = $2318 (use anytime throughout the schoolyear)
  • 5 meal/ wk = $822 / semester
  • 2 meal/ week = $340 / semester



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Aspen is 10 bedroom apartment with 2 students in each room. Aspen includes a common bathroom (down the hall), as well as a shared kitchen/ family room with a fireplace.  Aspen building layout view.

  • LVT flooring throughout the apartment
  • Kitchen with refrigerator/ freezer, stove, microwave, sink, dishwasher
  • Family room with dining table, couch, coffee table, fireplace
  • Community Bathrooms
  • Estimated room dimensions (sizes may vary)
  • Kitchen/ Family Room 35’x23’

  • Approximate dimensions 12’2” x 11’7”
  • Two residents per room standard
  • Extra-long twin bunkbed (36” x 80”)
  • 2-drawer chests per resident
  • Wardrobe per resident
  • Desk with chair
  • In-room sink with mirror

  • $6075 per academic year (9 mos) for a double*
  • NARTA students will pay $3375 for their 21 week program

Cypress is a 2-unit apartment building with 4 students in each bedroom. Cypress includes en suite bathrooms as well as a shared kitchen and family room.

  • LVT flooring throughout the apartment
  • Kitchen with refrigerator/ freezer, stove, microwave, sink, dishwasher
  • Family room with dining table, couch, coffee table
  • En suite bathrooms
  • Estimated room dimensions (sizes may vary)
  • Family Room 18’ x 14’

  • Approximate dimensions 18’ x 14’
  • (4) residents per unit
  • Extra-long twin bunkbeds (36” x 80”)
  • 2-drawer chests per resident
  • Wardrobe per resident
  • 2 Desks with chairs

$6,525/ academic year (9 mos) for a quad

Manzanita is a 4-unit apartment building with 4 students in each apartment. Manzanita includes en suite bathrooms as well as a shared kitchen and family room.

  • LVT flooring throughout the apartment
  • Galley kitchen with refrigerator/ freezer, stove, microwave, sink, dishwasher
  • Family room with dining table, couch, coffee table
  • En suite bathroom
  • Estimated room dimensions (sizes may vary)
  • Family Room 13’ x 23’

  • Approximate dimensions 13’ x 23’
  • (4) residents per unit
  • Extra-long twin bunkbeds (36” x 80”)
  • 2-drawer chest per resident
  • Wardrobe per resident
  • 2 Desks with chairs

$6,525 / academic year (9 mos) for a quad

Sycamore is a 2-unit apartment building with 2 students in each 1-room studio. Each Sycamore studio includes an en suite bathroom and a kitchen.  Sycamore apartment layout view.

  • LVT flooring throughout the apartment
  • Kitchen with refrigerator/ freezer, stove, microwave, sink, oven
  • En suite bathrooms
  • Dining table & chairs
  • Approximate studio dimensions 20’ x 16’
  • Extra-long twin bunkbeds (36” x 80”)
  • 2-drawer chests per resident
  • Wardrobe per resident
  • Desks with chair per resident

  • Approximate dimensions 12’2” x 11’7”
  • Two residents per room standard
  • Extra-long twin bunkbed (36” x 80”)
  • 2-drawer chests per resident
  • Wardrobe per resident
  • Desk with chair
  • In-room sink with mirror

  • Pricing $6300 for 9 months Double Occupancy, or $9000 for 9 months in a private unit

Yavapai College offers affordable housing options for students and employees with fully-equipped RV pads for rent. Each pad includes utilities. Pets are welcome with prior approval.

  • Employees $1000 per month or $10,800 per year
  • Students - $5,400 for 9 months

All RV spots at Prescott Pines require the resident to back their RV into the spot—there are no “pull-through” spaces. For spaces 1-7, the measurement represents the length of the concrete pad that you may park on (front tire to back tire)—your RV can be longer as there is open space behind the concrete pad. For spaces 8-10, the measurement represents the total maximum length of your RV from back bumper to tongue, as there is a concrete wall behind these spaces.

  1. Agua Fria - 30'
  2. Lynx - 30'
  3. Hassayampa - 40'
  4. Big Bug - 35'
  5. Clear - 25'
  6. Fossil - 22'
  7. Little Chino - 35'
  8. Tonto - 35' (total length)
  9. Box Canyon - 32' (total length)
  10. Groom - 36' (total length)