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About Your Room
Colby offers residences ranging from 6 person rooms down to singles. All first years are assigned to doubles or triples. After completing their first year, students will particpate in the housing lottery and choose their own room.
The college provides the following furniture for each student:
*Desk and desk chair
*Window shades or blinds are furnished for each window.
FLOORS AND CARPETING
*All of our rooms have vinyl-tiled floors. If you wish to bring a carpet with you, a standard 9' x 12' will be sufficient.
KEYS AND HALL ACCESS
*Upon arrival you will receive a key for your room
*Along with a key you will receive your ColbyCard, which grants you access to your building, and also acts as a debit card that can be used on campus
*Please keep your key and I.D. card with you and your door locked at all times.
*Basic cable TV service is provided.
*Each student will have access to his/her own port that is networked with Ethernet (10-base-T).
(Order your extra long twin sheets, comforters, matching towels, and storage items directly through Colby College’s Residence Hall Linens program. The Value Pak has everything you need for campus living! Don’t forget- ordering from Residence Hall Linens ensures you have xl twin sheets that fit our extra long beds, and everything is guaranteed until graduation. Please visit the RHL website http://www.rhl.org/cby
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