Frequently Asked Questions


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.

What are the deadlines for housing applications?

Summer 2017
There is no deadline for submitting applications.

Fall 2017 Deadline
Priority Deadline: Returning students - March 31, 2017
Priority Deadline: New students - May 1, 2017

We are still accepting housing applications for incoming freshmen and new transfer students.

Can I send my application in after the deadline date?
Yes. We will try to accommodate as many students as possible.


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.


How much is the summer school housing deposit?



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.


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.


How will freshmen be assigned to a residence hall?
  • New Freshmen are 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.
  • Students in a Living Learning Community will be assigned based on the Learning Community location https://www.nsu.edu/student-affairs/living-learning/index.


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.


Can students sublease their apartment in the Spartan Suites?
No. The option to sublease is not available in Spartan Suites.


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.


Is the housing application process different for transfer students?
Transfer students utilize the same housing application process as all of our prospective/current students.