SMC offers three residence halls with apartment-style living.


Take a 360° Tour of the Residence Halls

The Backyard, a spacious grassy area between the residence halls. It's the perfect place for lawn games and cookouts.

A look inside a bedroom in the residence halls.

Each four-bedroom suite has a commons area with a full kitchen and living room.


Student bedrooms are accessible only by private key-card entry.


Student reading in their dorm room

Living Area

The spacious living area in each suite is great for hanging out with your roommates or hosting small get-togethers.

SMC housing offers a large living area, full kitchen and bathrooms, and more.

Full Kitchen

Each suite has a full kitchen, which includes a refrigerator, oven, microwave, and dishwasher.

Each residence hall room at SMC offers a full kitchen.


Communal bathrooms are a thing of the past! Each four-bedroom suite has two bathrooms, one with a tub and the other with a shower.

Bathroom in Residence Halls


Security is a top priority for SMC. Keycard entry is required for entry into the parking lot, buildings, suites and bedrooms. Each floor has a residential advisor, and each building has a professional housing manager available 24/7. All visitors must check in at the front desk. Campus is patrolled day and night by an on-site security officer and an extensive network of cameras. Learn more about campus security here.

Student swiping their student ID to unlock their dorm room


A lounge area with a big-screen TV and a fireplace on each floor provides the perfect place to study with friends or host gaming tournaments.

Students talking and watching TV in the Residence Halls common area

The Backyard

The three residence halls are connected by The Backyard, a spacious grassy area perfect for cookouts, volleyball, roasting marshmallows around the Fire Pit, or an outdoor movie with your new friends.

Students sitting around the residence halls firepit

Other Amenities

  • Free parking
  • Wi-fi and cable
  • On-site laundry
  • Central air
Aerial Photo of Residence Halls on the Dowagiac campus

Student Life

There’s always something happening on SMC’s beautiful, 240-acre campus. Learn more about student life here.

Student riding a mechanical bull during campus bash

Floor Plans

Floor plan for a four-bedroom suite

Housing Costs

Housing Costs: Summer 2024


Housing Costs: Fall 2024-Spring 2025

Four-bedroom Suite: $3,575/semester* or $7,150/year

Two-bedroom Suite: $4,450/semester* or $8,900/year

Application Fee: $75

*This amount is due in full by the payment due date.


Apply for Housing

The preferred deadline is May 15 for fall housing or by January 1 for spring housing. Learn more about applying for housing at the link below.

Aerial photo of Dowagiac Campus