Recognized as the leading provider of on-campus, third-party management services by Student Housing Business magazine, COCM’s current portfolio serves over 32,000 students at 37 campuses across the United States.

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November 2, 2023

COCM Selected as Student Housing Management Partner at Marywood University

Scranton, PA – COCM (Capstone On-campus Management) is excited to announce its partnership with Marywood University to provide residence life and occupancy management services at the University, effective Dec. 1, 2023. With this new partnership, Marywood University is positioned to enhance its student housing experience and further align residence life efforts with institutional goals, aimed… Read More

July 7, 2023

COCM awarded management of The Village student housing community on the Nevada State University campus

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. (PRWEB) JULY 07, 2023 COCM (Capstone On-Campus Management) has been selected to manage The Village, a 342-bed student housing community on the campus of Nevada State University, in Henderson, Nevada. The Village opened in October of 2020 and provides students with apartment style living options in fully furnished one, two, and four-bedroom living arrangements.… Read More

March 28, 2023

Strategic Leadership Promotion Sets The Tone For COCM’s 20th Year In Business.

COCM is excited to announce the promotion of Jeremy Biddy to Executive Vice President for Operations. Jeremy has been with COCM since 2008 and has consistently demonstrated an outstanding work ethic, dedication, and leadership. Over the course of 15 years, Jeremy worked under COCM veteran Sandy Hill until her December 2022 retirement. During his career… Read More

July 5, 2022

Capstone On Campus Management Continues Strategic Staff Promotions

COCM recently promoted three of its veteran student housing professionals: Vallyn Merrick, Corey Reedy, and Jennifer Hornbuckle. In recognition of Jennifer Alvarez Hornbuckle’s outstanding efforts and performance, COCM is pleased to announce her promotion to Regional Vice President. Jennifer will now have supervision of communities in addition to the University of Maryland communities. Jennifer joined… Read More

July 19, 2021

COCM Awarded Management of 929 Apartments in Eager Park located near Johns Hopkins University Medical Campus

COCM (Capstone On-campus Management) has been selected by EBDI (East Baltimore Development, Inc.) to manage 929 Apartments in Eager Park adjacent to the Johns Hopkins University Medical Campus in Baltimore, Maryland. The 572-bed community serves the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Medicine, School of Public Health, and School of Nursing at JHU. The 929… Read More

July 12, 2021

COCM Announces Vallyn Merrick as 2021 Womxn’s Alliance Leadership Award Recipient

Capstone On-Campus Management (COCM) is proud to announce this year’s Womxn’s Alliance Award for Leadership recipient, Vallyn Merrick. Award recipients are higher education leaders in the student housing profession and beyond, who prioritize educating and engaging with other womxn leaders nationwide. This award recognizes an individual who cultivates connections for womxn, navigates barriers through education… Read More

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