Student Housing

Living on campus is not just convienient, it also provides you with a great outlet to meet new friends, get involved in activities around campus, attend events, and make the most of your Life.Changing. experience at Indian Hills! 



Students on the Ottumwa campus may choose to live in one of five residence halls:

  • Appanoose Hall
    Co-ed Residence Hall that offers apartment-style living.

  • Keokuk/Mahaska Hall
    Co-ed Residence Hall that offers apartment-style living.

  • Oak Hall
    Co-ed Residence Hall that offers double-occupancy rooms.

  • Trustee Hall
    Co-ed Residence Hall that offers double-occupancy rooms.

  • Wapello Hall
    Co-ed Residence Hall that offers apartment-style units and super singles (units with 2 single bedrooms and a shared bathroom).


See for yourself! Take a peek inside of Indian Hills on–campus housing options:
Double Style | Apartment–Style (2–person) | Apartment–Style (4–person)


Students on the Centerville campus are housed in a co–ed dorm with double–occupancy rooms.



Indian Hills has on–campus housing on both the Ottumwa and Centerville campuses. All residence halls are air–conditioned and have shower, restroom, and laundry facilities. Cable television, wireless internet access, and phone service are also provided. All residence halls are non–smoking. Rooms range from modern, apartment–style units to traditional double–occupancy.

Housing Amenities

Residence Halls at Indian Hills are supervised by adults living in apartments in each of the buildings. Safety and security are high priorities and the college has full–time security officers patrolling the Ottumwa campus. The Centerville residence hall is patrolled by the evening maintenance crew and the Centerville Police Department.

Click here to view more information on Safety and Security.

Meal Plans:

Meal plans are required for all room contracts. Breakfast, noon, and evening meals are served Monday through Thursday. Friday through Sunday options include noon and evening meals served on the Ottumwa campus, and weekend meal packages and individual meals on the Centerville campus. Learn more about meal plans.



tips Make your transition into Dorm life a success with these helpful moving tips from the IHCC Housing Staff.
handbook Click here to view the 2017-2018 IHCC Residence Hall Handbook 


Applying for Housing:

On–campus housing requires an application and deposit:

Download the Ottumwa Housing Application
Please note: The Room and Board Application and Contract is now for the full academic year.

Download the Centerville Housing Application

Applications can be printed and completed, scanned and emailed to  Deposits may be paid via WebAdvisor, on campus at the Housing Office or Onestop, or by sending a check or money order to Housing 525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.

No applications will be processed until both the application and deposit are received by the Housing Office.


Being one of the best community colleges in Iowa means we go the extra mile to take care of all your needs. That’s why everyone living on campus selects a meal plan. We serve breakfast, noon and evening meals Monday through Thursday. Our Ottumwa campus serves a noon and evening meal Friday through Sunday, and weekend meal packages and individual meals are available on our Centerville campus.

So how much will your Life.Changing. on-campus living experience cost? Great question! Check out our latest room and board costs to help you choose your residence hall and meal plan.

When you live on campus, consider your life changed—for the better.



Ottumwa: Housing

Jennifer Sabourin, Director, Student Services, Housing and Retention
Housing/Student Activities
Indian Hills Community College
603 Indian Hills Drive
Ottumwa, IA 52501

(641) 683-5240
(800) 726-2585, ext. 5240
Fax: (641) 683-5269 


Ottumwa: Student Services

Housing/Student Services
Indian Hills Community College
603 Indian Hills Drive
Ottumwa, IA 52501

(641) 683-5152
(800) 726-2585, ext. 5152


Centerville: Housing

Housing Office
Indian Hills Community College
721 North First Street
Centerville, IA 52544

(641) 856-2143
(800) 670-3641  

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