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Welcome to the Spartan Residential Experience. We are glad that you have
considered life on campus which we hope will greatly enhance your journey as an
NSU Spartan. Housing & Residence Life is available and committed to helping you
adjust to campus life and to ensure that your time on campus is a pleasant,
rewarding and memorable living and learning experience. Please utilize the
numerous resources made available and take advantage of the educational,
social/recreational, and cultural programming that we have planned for you.
There are many reasons to live on campus including:
- Studies report that students who live on campus are more
successful in their academic studies and report a higher level of
- It is a wonderful opportunity to make great friends and form
- Campus resources, like the library, computer labs, and tutorial
services are readily accessible.
- Campus housing is convenient ? everything is within a short
- The price is very affordable ? students make one payment that
covers utilities, internet connection, cable, and local telephone.
- On-campus security, twenty-four hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week,
keeps students safe.
With a variety of facilities and amenities, there is something for every
student. If you are interested in learning more about each facility, click the
Apply for Housing banner. You may also have interest in a
Living Learning Community. We have 8 traditional halls and 1 apartment-style
complex on campus. In all facilities there is a Community Hall Director/Area
Coordinator/Property Manager, Graduate Assistant, and Resident Advisors.
When preparing for your arrival you may be unsure of what to bring and what
to leave at home. With the help of our students, we have come up with a list of
Suggested Items to Bring, which includes room decoration policies. Take a
moment to carefully read this page as there are
fines associated with the use of prohibited items. Periodically the Hampton
Roads region will be in the line of a natural disaster (mainly hurricanes).
Check out our inclement weather page to find out
what to do in case of emergency. Traditional halls close for various breaks
during the academic year and we have designated specific
check-in/check-out dates or each University academic calendar year.
Guide to Residential Living provides you with the rules to living on campus
in addition to
campus resources you may need to support your stay on campus and
matriculation at the University. Familiarize yourself with this document as all
residents are expected to abide by the policies and procedures outlined. The
Guide to Residential Living does not purport to completely address every
University policy, procedure and regulation. Students are responsible for
familiarizing themselves with documents and handbooks that govern the
Spartan Suites is a privately managed facility. While many of the rules
outlined in the Guide to Residential Living are applicable to the Spartan
Suites, there are also some modifications for living in the facility which
include visitation hours and obtaining renters insurance. If you are interest in
living The Suite Life, ensure you are aware of their requirements as
We also publish a quarterly newsletter
D.R.E.A.M. (Delivering Residents Education and Memories). This newsletter is
designed to inform you of upcoming
programs and events, provide tips and information that may assist you in
experiences both inside and outside of the classroom, and highlight staff
members that are making outstanding contributions in their roles or in the