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Department of Residence Life Mission Statement

Our mission in Residence Life is to provide accessible, affordable, quality housing that contributes to our student’s acquisition of a quality education.

Department of Residence Life Vision Statement Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Residence Life programs and services create a positive environment that actively engages students in the collegiate experience and help to build school spirit, character, and morale throughout the year while residing in the residence halls.


Rangely Housing

Colorado Northwestern-Rangely offers a safe place for students to live, while making the most of their social and academic lives. The Rangely campus has three residence halls that house the majority of our students, making living on campus a convenience and a great way to get involved! Our Residence Halls are: Ross - Nichols - Holland

Why should I live on campus? At Colorado Northwestern, we provide our students the opportunity for academic and personal growth. Our on-campus-living choices allow for our students to achieve individual growth through the following:

  • Establish life-long relationships
  • Participate in academic and social programs
  • Convenient access to classes and campus resources
  • Restricted access to non-residence

  How do I apply to live in the Residence Halls?

  1.  Apply for housing by clicking here, or by scrolling to the bottom of this page.
  2. Once your application has been received and processed, you will receive a confirmation email for your application submission. If you do not receive a confirmation email by the following week, please contact the Department of Residence Life at (970) 675-3220.
  3. Contact the Cashiers office at (970) 675-3278 to pay your $200 housing deposit. The hours of operation for the Cashiers office is Monday – Friday 9 am to 4 pm. In order to reserve your application spot, your housing deposit must be paid by June 23rd. If the Residence Life office does not receive you housing deposit by June 23rd, you will need to resubmit an application.
  4. Following the confirmation of payment of your housing deposit, you will be assigned a residence hall room. You will be notified of your assignment the week of July 1st. All housing assignments are made on a first come, first serve basis.

Thanksgiving Break Shuttles: We will be running a shuttle Friday, November 22nd from Rangely to Grand Junction, leaving at 10am.  The returning shuttle will be on Sunday, December 1st, arriving in Grand Junction at 12pm.

Holiday Break Shuttles: A shuttle will be running Thursday, December 12th from Rangely to Grand Junction, leaving at 10am. The returning shuttle will be on Monday, January 13th arriving in Grand Junction at 12pm.

Please plan your flights accordingly, and send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve a spot on the shuttle at least 3 days prior to the shuttle date. Prices will vary depending on the number of students taking the shuttle.  

Shuttle Services 2019-2020 The Department of Residence Life provides shuttles to and from Grand Junction Regional Airport for students needing transportation to and from campus. Rates for the shuttle are dependent upon the number of students taking the shuttle. The shuttle schedule below details the shuttles and their corresponding times. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer shuttle services outside of the times listed. Students interested in taking the shuttle should send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve a spot on the shuttle at least 3 days prior to the shuttle date. Fall 2019 semester Fall Student Arrivals Wednesday, Aug. 16th 12:00 p.m. – Depart Grand Junction Airport to Rangely *** This shuttle is for new students attending New Student Orientation only Saturday, Aug. 18th @ 12:00 p.m. – Depart Grand Junction Airport to Rangely *** This shuttle is for returning students Thanksgiving Break Saturday Nov. 22nd @ 10:00 a.m. – Depart Rangely to Grand Junction Airport Sunday Dec. 1st @ 12:00 p.m. – Depart Grand Junction to Rangely End of Semester Thursday Dec. 12th @ 8:00 a.m. – Depart Rangely to Grand Junction Spring 2020 Semester Spring Student Arrivals Thursday Jan. 13th @ 12:00 p.m. – Depart Rangely to Grand Junction Airport Spring Break Saturday Mar. 16th @ 8:00am – Depart Rangely to Grand Junction Airport Sunday Mar. 24th @ 2:00pm – Depart Grand Junction to Rangely End of semester Thursday May 2 @ 8:00am – Depart Rangely to Grand Junction Airport  

For additional information on housing options in Rangely, contact:

Residence Life Office: (970) 675-3220

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Craig Housing

The Craig Campus of CNCC offers off-site apartment housing, available for full-time students. This less traditional style of housing allows for students to live in a more independent, yet home-like environment. Located near campus, the furnished apartments have two bedrooms, one bathroom, a full kitchen, and a washer and dryer set. Each apartment is setup as quad style living area. The first floor units have patios and second floor units have balconies. Our apartments include a dining room table and chairs, a couch, and twin sized beds. There are two students assigned to a bedroom. Availability of space and housing are limited and served as a first come first serve basis. Utilities and parking are included. With a full-time housing / Campus Life Director, and a growing list of student activities, the apartments make for a safe, rich college experience. This residence life option is eligible for financial aid.

For additional information on housing options in Craig, contact

CNCC Craig Campus Badge for the Sidebar Campus Life Coordinator
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Office: 970-824-0814
Cell: 970-629-0165 
campus-badge-rangely-sidebar Director of Campus Life 
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Office: 970-675-3228

 

In addition, the Craig campus is surrounded by a supportive community with multiple housing options from apartments and condominiums, to private homes.


Housing Forms

CNCC Housing Application
Roommate Change Request
Residence Hall Recommended Packing List
Guest Registration Form

About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,800 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two main campuses in Craig and Rangely are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado, with two service centers located in Meeker and Oak Creek.

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