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FAQs

Housing & Residence Life provides a living and learning environment that both challenges and supports the personal, social, recreational, cultural, and academic development of its residents. Below you'll find some of the commonly asked questions for on-campus housing. Click on the question to view its answer.

  • Do I have to pay my deposit and turn my application in at the same time?

    Yes. Your housing application will remain in pending status until your deposit has been made online through the housing application form or through the Cashier's Office.

  • Can I send my application in after the deadline date?

    Yes. We will try to accommodate as many students as possible.
  • How will freshmen be assigned to a residence hall?

    First-time freshmen are typically assigned to Babbette Smith North Hall (females) and Babbette Smith South Hall (males).
    Students in the Honors College and DNIMAS will be assigned to Midrise Residential Honors College.
  • Are housing deposits refundable?

    No. Housing deposits are non-refundable except in cases where a deposit has been paid but there are no vacancies either on-campus or in temporary housing.
  • What are the deadlines for housing applications?

    The priority housing deadline for incoming NSU students is as follows:

    Fall 2019 Semester

    The housing application and entire $300 non-refundable deposit must be paid by::

    • March 1, 2019 (all current NSU students)
    • May 1, 2019 (all first-time students who want to live on campus for 2019-2020)

    NSU accepts housing applications submitted after the deadline, until all spaces are filled. Please note the $300 non-refundable housing deposit is due each year.

  • Is the housing application process different for transfer students?

    Transfer students utilize the same housing application process as all of our prospective/current students.
  • Will I find out who my roommate is before I come to campus?

    Both of you must have given permission to release your information on your housing application.
  • Can students sublease their apartment in the Spartan Suites?

    No. The option to sublease is not available in Spartan Suites.
  • Will a housing deposit roll over for a deposit for the Spartan Suites?

    Yes. The housing deposit is a requirement for all residential facilities, including Spartan Suites.
  • How much is the summer housing deposit?

    $65.00
  • Do I have to pay a summer school deposit if I lived on campus during the academic school year prior to the summer session?

    No. Your fall/spring deposit will cover the summer session housing deposit requirement.