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Cater Hall

From modern architectural planning to innovative residence hall design, Cater provides a state-of-the-art living environment for NDSU’s students. Cater also offers two suite options, co-ed floors, central air, and tunnel access to the WDC. 

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148,000 square feet of community: 8 community lounges, 10 conversation nooks, 10 study spaces with floor-to-ceiling views, and 10 tech’d out huddle rooms

Featuring: Multi-screen game room, theater screen, expansive community kitchen, double-sided fireplace lounge, and fully equipped rec room. A centralized coin-less laundry room is located on the main floor, and includes a study/social space, vending area, folding tables and more. 

Rooms/Suite Information: 

• Two-bedroom, four-person suite: Two double bedrooms that share a foyer with a private bathroom, shower and vanity with two sinks. As shown below in room renderings, there are two floor plans associated with this option. 
• One-bedroom, two-person suite: One double bedroom that has a foyer with a private bath, shower and vanity with one sink. See below for room renderings.
• For bed, loft and linen information, click here. 

Rates: Fall 2019 ($2,475); Spring 2020 ($2,025); Total ($4,500)

Important Notes: Meal plan is required. 

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.
  • Co-ed Living: Suites in Cater Hall are single gender, but floors are mixed gender. 

Mailing Information

USPS Mailing FormatShipping via UPS, FedEx, etc.
Student NameStudent Name
Room Number Cater HallRoom Number Cater Hall
PO Box 59041650 15th Ave N
Fargo, ND 58105-5904Fargo, ND 58102



Room Renderings

Room Dimensions

* One-bedroom, two-person suite

* Two-bedroom, four-person suite – Layout A

* Two-bedroom, four-person suite – Layout B



Catherine Cater

Professor emeritus of English

Catherine Cater was a much-beloved and inspiring mentor and teacher to generations of NDSU students. Cater was widely known for her enthusiasm, curiosity, compassion and gentle humor; and she lived her life with a grace few can match. 

She exuded an inner strength and displayed an incredible sense of humor and joy of life, and had a wonderful way of making you feel like a better person for being around her. 
- NDSU President Dean L. Bresciani 

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7557 / Fax: (701) 231-7599
Campus address: Bison Court West 
Physical/delivery address: 1415 14th St N, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 3430 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Department of Residence Life

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2019 1:08:58 PM
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