Incoming Transfer or Graduate Students (Fall 2024)

Welcome home to Residence Life! After you have been formally admitted to NDSU, your next step is to apply for on-campus housing. Fall 2024 applications open on October 2, 2023.

Residence Halls and Apartments

As a transfer or graduate student, you are able to apply for a residence hall or an apartment. There are six main differences between our halls and apartments.

Learn more about their differences and all of NDSU's upper-division housing options


RESIDENCE HALLS: If you would like to apply for a residence hall, please follow the directions below.

APARTMENTS: If you would like to apply for an apartment, please click here.

APPLY FOR BOTH: Because NDSU Apartments often hold long waitlists, many students will also apply for a residence hall. This secures housing and provides the opportunity to live on campus until their apartment is ready. To do this, follow these steps.

  1. Apply for an NDSU Apartment
    • Make sure to check the box to indicate you also want to apply for a residence hall! 
  2. Check your email. You’ll receive a link to the residence hall application with no application fee. This can take 1-2 business days. 

Residence Hall Applications for Transfer or Graduate Students (Fall 2024)

Step One - Claim your N.D. University System Account

In order to apply for housing, you must use your claimed N.D. University (NDUS) system account. Not sure if you have claimed your NDUS account? Click on the link to verify:

Step Two - Apply for Housing & Select a Meal Plan

Log into the NDSU housing portal within Campus Connection. This step requires a $100 room reservation fee, which is fully refundable until May 1 as long as you provide notice of cancellation. During this step, you are also able to select a meal plan. NDSU Dining offers upper division students a variety of meal plan options to select from! 

After you apply for housing, you will recieve a confirmation email to your North Dakota University System email address. For directions or help accessing this account, visit NDSU IT Email Services.

Residence Halls License Agreement: 2024-2025 Terms and Conditions

Step Three - Roommate Selection

Learn all the ways you can find or select a roommate.

Step Four - Room Selection

In March, you will participate in an online room selection process where you will select your residence hall and room. Priority is assigned based on your housing application date, so the sooner you apply for housing, the more likely you are to choose the hall and room of your choice! Detailed information about this process will be available in January. 

If you apply after March, we still have space for you! You will receive your assignment within a week of your application and will be notified via email. Housing information, plus roommate information (if applicable) will also be viewable on your housing portal within Campus Connection. 

Terms and Conditions 

Residence Hall Agreement: 2023-2024 Terms and Conditions

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