Recently recognized as the leading provider of on-campus, third-party management services by Student Housing Business magazine, COCM’s current portfolio serves over 35,000 students at 40 campuses across the United States.

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May 18, 2021

Campuses Plan for the Return of Conferences in Summer 2022 with a New Playbook

Colleges and universities have faced incredible challenges due to COVID-19. Conference service programs — an important source of revenue for some campuses — have been in survival mode through the pandemic, adapting to challenging circumstances one day at a time. But in-person events are slowly starting to come back, and it’s time for colleges and… Read More

October 20, 2020

COCM Launches New Website

COCM (Capstone On-Campus Management) has launched a new website for student housing professionals, developers, and owners to learn more about the dynamic and constantly evolving student housing industry. The site not only shares information specific to COCM and the services the company provides, but also broader information on student housing and how it impacts the… Read More

May 28, 2020

COCM Prepares for Campus Housing Re-openings, Releases Guidelines for Managers

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. | MAY 28, 2020 With a growing number of colleges and universities announcing plans to fully re-open in the fall, operators of student housing are scrambling to implement practices that will help reduce residents’ risk of getting sick when they return. COCM, which manages over 37,000 student housing beds on 38 campuses across… Read More

May 21, 2020

COCM Assumes Management of University Park Apartments at Salisbury University

SALISBURY, MD. | MAY 21, 2020 Salisbury University (SU) and the Maryland Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO) have selected COCM (Capstone On-Campus Management), a Birmingham, AL-based student housing firm, to manage University Park Apartments (UPA). COCM assumed management of the community in March of 2020. The firm will provide full turn-key management services for the project,… Read More

April 20, 2020

COCM Kicks Off Inaugural Women’s Alliance Leadership Award

BIRMINGHAM, AL | APRIL 20, 2020 Capstone On-Campus Management (COCM) is proud to announce its first inaugural award for the Women’s Alliance Award for Leadership. Award recipients are higher education leaders in the student housing profession and beyond, who prioritize educating and engaging with other women leaders nationwide. Its first annual award recipient is Tara… Read More

February 20, 2020

COCM Assumes Management of On-Campus Housing Program at Palmer College

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA | FEBRUARY 20, 2020 Palmer College of Chiropractic has selected COCM (Capstone On-Campus Management), a Birmingham, AL based student housing firm, to manage its on-campus housing program and facilities. COCM is assuming management of the communities for spring 2020, providing full turn-key management services for the project, with Palmer College supporting the leasing… Read More

July 12, 2019

COCM Awarded Management of Campus View Apartments at Highline College

BIRMINGHAM, AL | JULY 12, 2019 COCM (Capstone On-campus Management) has been selected to manage Campus View at Highline College in Des Moines, Washington. Developed specifically to meet the needs of Highline’s diverse student body, including a growing international student population, this student housing community opened in January and will enter its first full year… Read More

May 1, 2019

COCM Expands Portfolio with Addition of Lafayette College

COCM Expands Portfolio with Addition of Lafayette College Selected to serve as manager of the McCartney Street Project, a new Public-Private-Partnership BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA (PRWEB) MAY 24, 2019 Capstone On-Campus Management (“COCM”) is pleased to announce its recent selection to serve as manager of the McCartney Street Project, a new Public-Private-Partnership (“P3”) development consisting of a… Read More

October 15, 2018

COCM Improves Interactive Tool that Takes the Mystery out of Student Housing Demand

A free tool helping institutions better align student housing with recruitment and retention goals. COCM (Capstone On-Campus Management) announced today the upcoming release of a new and improved Student Housing Calculator ( In addition to helping housing professionals predict demand for housing on their campuses, the new edition of the Student Housing Calculator allows users… Read More