Seim Hall

Seim Hall is where the Seim Squad resides! Members of the Seim Squad get to know their neighbors, make memories that will last a lifetime, and make the most out of their college experience. The Resident Assistants (RAs) and Hall Director look forward to helping residents create connections in their suites, within their houses, and to NDSU as a whole. The Seim Squad can look forward to the End of the Year Bash in the spring, which is when all of the residence halls come together for an afternoon of inflatable obstacle courses, music, and loads of fun! 

  • Nine-story, high-rise residence hall 
  • Located near 15th Avenue North and Albrecht Boulevard
  • Two double rooms share a common foyer with shower and toilet facilities (foyer cleaned regularly by custodial staff)
  • Rooms and foyers have polished tiled floors
  • Limited number of single rooms (E Rooms)
  • Every two floors constitute a house, with the even floor having a lounge and laundry room, and the odd floor having a study room and a balcony that overlooks the lounge space. These houses are intentionally built to be one cohesive community.
  • Large lounge and vending machines on first floor
  • Coin-less laundry on floors 2, 4, 6, 8
  • Study rooms on floors 3, 5, 7, 9
  • Basement lounge includes a pool table, ping pong table, kitchenette, and TV room
  • Tunnel access to the West Dining Center, a 24-hour computer cluster, and the ACE Tutoring Center
  • Meal plan required for all residents
  • Co-ed Living: Suites in Seim Hall are single-gender, but floors are mixed gender
  • Home to 290 students

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Amenities and Features

Every hall has its own unique amenities and features, but all halls offer the following: printing stations, onsite mail, coin-less laundry, cleaning supplies, cable and free video streaming services, rec lounges, study lounges, community kitchen, wifi, secure key-less card entrances, and a hall office where individuals can check out various games/videos/entertainment/rec equipment. 

Each hall also has a full-time hall director and student resident assistants (RAs) who support learning, facilitate community development, and are dedicated to students' security, safety and well-being. 


Double Rooms: $2,585 (Fall); $2,115 (Spring); $4,700 (Total)
E Rooms: $2,695 (Fall); $2,205 (Spring); $4,900 (Total)
*Rates are for the 2023/2024 academic year.

Mailing Information

Mail: Mail that can fit into a mailbox will be delivered to the hall.

Packages: NDSU Bookstore inside the Memorial Union supports in-person package delivery. After a package is dropped off on campus, it will take a day to be sorted and delivered to the bookstore. Students will get an email and/or a text alert when packages are available for pickup. Even though packages are picked up by students at the Bookstore, please use their Residence Hall mailing address (below).

USPS Mailing FormatShipping via FedEx, UPS, etc.
Student NameStudent Name
Room Number Seim HallRoom Number Seim Hall
PO Box 54771510 15th Ave N
Fargo, ND 58105-5477Fargo, ND 58102
Hall Director

Samuel Elinson
Phone: (701) 231-3235

Hello everyone! My name is Samuel Elinson and I am the Hall Director for Pavek and Seim Halls! I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and a Master’s Degree in Student Affairs Administration. Before coming to NDSU, I taught English in Nantan, Japan and worked as a Student Conduct Officer at the University of Wisconsin – River Falls. I am passionate about learning about people, cultures, and languages. In my spare time you can find me in the kitchen trying new recipes or in town trying out one of the great Fargo restaurants!

What I enjoy most about being a Hall Director is the opportunity to be a resource for students as they take their first steps in their NDSU adventure! My advice for students is to be brave and try something new, meet people, and make connections. Being a college student gives you the opportunity to learn about yourself, others, and determine what kind of person you want to be, and there is no greater place to do that than at NDSU! Go Bison!

Renderings / Floor Plans

Double Room Dimensions (approx): 11' 11" x 15' 6" 
Single (E) Room Dimensions (approx): 15' 6" x 7' 8"


Room Photos (Doubles)

Room Photos (E Rooms)


Seim Hall (originally the West High Rise) was built in 1972 as the third in a series of nine-story high rise buildings. It housed 293 male and female students in two-story subdivisions alternating between seventy men and seventy women. The West High Rise was renamed Seim Hall in 1984 to honor Norm Seim, NDSU's Housing Director for twenty-two years.

Seim was originally from Pelican Rapids, Minnesota. He entered Moorhead State College in 1941 and earned a two-year teaching degree. Seim enlisted in the U. S. Army after the 1941-42 school year. He served for three years in the Southwest Pacific where he earned a commission as Second Lieutenant. In 1946, Seim enrolled at NDAC and graduated in the winter of 1949-50 with a degree in industrial engineering. In 1962, he became Director of Housing at NDSU. He retired in 1984 after twenty-two years of service to NDSU (It's Happening at State, June 27, 1984, p. 7-8).

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