Housing and Commuting

Do students have access to the Internet?

Students that bring a Wi-Fi enabled device will have access to a high-speed wireless internet service in the classroom and residence hall. Computers are not required for the course. National K-9 does not provide a computer or printer for usage by students. Laptop computer, cellular telephone, tablet, or personal electronic device usage is prohibited during classroom instruction, practical workshops, and trainer observations.

If I live locally or obtain my own housing, can I commute to and from National K-9?

If you live in the Columbus metropolitan area you can commute to and from National K-9 daily. We recommend that commuting students keep their commute to under a half hour to allow them to get the most out of their experience. If you are not from the area and prefer not to stay in the residence hall, you may stay in a local hotel or obtain alternative housing. Contact our school administrator for a listing of area hotels that are dog friendly.

Commuting students will bring their dog with them to class each day. Commuting students will also be responsible for continuing independent training with their dog each evening. Commuting students’ dogs are not required or permitted to stay in the student kennel facility overnight. Contact one of our instructors if you have additional questions regarding commuting to school with your dog.

Does my tuition include housing in National K-9’s on site residency hall?

Tuition does not include the cost of housing or meals. Students may choose to live on-site in student housing, commute from somewhere in the Columbus area, or opt to stay off site in a local hotel. You can contact our school administrator for a listing of area hotels that are dog friendly.

National K-9 does not provide meals or have a cafeteria. National K-9 does have a full kitchen facility for residence and commuting students to utilize. Students are responsible for their own meals and clean-up throughout their course.

See the course scheduling information for more information on tuition and applicable housing fees. In addition to the housing fee, students staying the residence hall are required to submit a $10.00 key deposit. All students should also be prepared to bring at least $50.00 for additional training equipment.

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