Policies for The Bluff House

  • A 2 night minimum is required for all rentals.
  • A security deposit of $500.00 is required to guarantee the reservation. 
  • Rental agreement holder must be 25 years old and present at all times with anyone under the age of 18
  • Entire Balance is due 7 days prior to arrival.
  • Check-in time is 4:00pm and Check-out time is 10:00am.
  • Late check-outs are not permitted due to cleaning schedule.
  • Parking Guests understand that there is limited parking and know that additional parking is at the Keeter Center.  No trailer of any kind may be parked at the Bluff House.  If needed, arrangements can be made with the Lodge Manager at the front desk to park in the Keeter Center parking lot.
  • Maximum number of occupants must not exceed 10 guests. Doing so without approval will result in termination of rental agreement and all payments will be forfeited.
  • Subletting is not permitted.
  • Pets will not be allowed in or outside of home. Violation will forfeit deposit.
  • Smoking will not be allowed in or outside of home. Violation will forfeit deposit.
  • Lost keys will result in a $100 deduction from the security deposit.

Refunds and Cancellations

  • Full refund of deposit will be made with a 30 day notice of cancellation prior to the arrival date.
  • For cancellations within 30 days of arrival, the security deposit given to guarantee the reservation will be forfeited.
  • The full security deposit will be refunded 7-14 days after the property has been vacated and has been inspected.
  • No refunds will be made for late check-in or early check-out.

The Bluff House is a part of the Keeter Center at the College of the Ozarks.

The College of the Ozarks is a religious, non-profit, educational institution. The Vision of College of the Ozarks is to develop citizens of Christ-like character who are well-educated, hard-working and patriotic. The College focuses on developing young men and women in accordance with biblical teaching, including traditional notions of family, marriage, and sexuality. In keeping with the College’s Vision, Mission, and Goals, all events and the conduct of patrons must reflect the expectations of the College as expressed in this paragraph, in the College Catalog, and in the faculty, staff, and student handbooks. The College reserves the right to prohibit events and not extend services to persons or groups that are inconsistent with the College’s beliefs and expectations. Though the College will not deviate from its stated position, this provision is not intended to, and will not be used as a way to, exclude or discriminate against persons or groups that are legally protected under state and federal laws as those laws are applicable to the College.

The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks is a smoke-free, alcohol-free, pet-free facility, as well as a learning laboratory of the College’s educational program, and is operated under the same Vision, Mission, Goals, and expectations as the College.