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The residence halls and Northern View Community apartments are great places to find your niche on campus. Whether you are a new first year, transfer or a returning upper class student, life on campus is full of opportunities to get engaged! When you live on campus, you have the distinct advantage to be surrounded by resources at your fingertips to help you achieve success.

Living on campus with our 5,000 other residents allows you to meet people from different cultures, countries and ethnic backgrounds that may become lifelong friends as well as forge relationships with staff that are here to support you along your journey. Residence hall communities are where you can live with other students and socialize with others who share your academic and career interests. Partnerships with faculty and student support centers enable you to learn where you live.

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Winter Break Move Out

All residence halls will close for winter break on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 10 a.m. Plan to leave your hall within 24 hours of your last final. If you need to stay more than 24 hours past your last final, contact your Complex Coordinator. Without a Winter Break Housing contract you may not stay in the residence halls during winter break.

Apply to Become a Community Advisor

NIU's Community Advisors help promote a safe, secure, and welcoming community. Want to help maintain a positive living and learning experience for fellow Huskies in the residence halls? Apply to become a Community Advisor.

Spring 2017 Housing

If you'd like to live in the residence halls for spring 2017, room sign up is now open. Sign up is on a first-come, first-served basis. We look forward to seeing you in the halls!

Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Housing

If you'd like to live in the residence halls for the 2017-2018 academic year, you can complete a Housing Agreement starting now. Room sign up begins in March for first-time residents and selection order is based on when you complete your Housing Agreement, so sign up as soon as possible to get the space you want. You'll be able to pick a room online. We look forward to seeing you in the halls!

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