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Residence Life


Room Specifications

For floor plans, room renderings, etc. visit the Specific Hall Information portion of our website.

Your room includes:

  • Internet access
  • Basic cable TV service with 50+ channels, including Reslife Cinema and mtvU
  • Window coverings (blinds or curtains)
  • Wardrobe/dresser, desk and chair
  • Single bed with extra long 80" mattress
  • ALL UTILITIES - heat/water/garbage/electricity

Things you SHOULD bring:

  • Clothes hangers
  • Fan
    *Pavek, Niskanen, Seim, Burgum, and the Mathew Living/Learning Centers have air conditioning. In the rest of the halls you will want to bring a fan.
  • Linens and pillow
    *Extra long twin sheets for your bed.
  • Towels or washcloths
  • Alarm clock
  • Reading light (not halogen)
  • Surge protector - U.L. approved 
  • Adequate renter's insurance
  • White poster putty or 3M removable mounting squares - no nails or tacks in the walls, please
  • Laundry detergent
  • All residence halls have coinless laundry, paid for by your hall dues, so no need for a bag of quarters. 

Things you CAN bring:

  • Computer (don't forget an ethernet cable for connecting to the internet for the quickest, most secure connection)
  • We have many computer clusters on campus that are available 23 hours a day (All computer clusters are closed for preventative maintenance every night from 2:30 am to 3:30 am).
  • Plants
  • Small bookcase
  • Refrigerator (5 cubic ft or less)
  • Microwave (1000 watts or less)
  • Favorite chair (Can only bring signal seaters)
  • Large area rug, throw rug or carpet (urethane or jute back- no taping, please)
  • Small entertainment center
  • TV set and cable cord
  • Coffee maker with automatic shut off

Available to you:

  • Light bulbs
  • Kitchenette
  • Each hall has a kitchenette located in a common area.
    *These include ovens and sinks.
    **The Living Learning Center East and West and Niskanen Hall have kitchens in all units.
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Each residence hall has a trash room where students can find cleaning supplies, garbage bags, recycling bins, and places to put their full garbage bags.
  • Toilet paper in restrooms (except the LLC and Niskanen)
  • Washers and Dryers - coinless, money are not needed
  • Newspaper service - daily delivery of USA Today, Star Tribune, and Fargo Forum papers

Things to leave at home:

  • Candles, incense and candle warmers
  • Blinds
  • Couches, loveseats and futons(or other furniture that seats more than one person)
  • Space heaters
  • Halogen lamps (floor or desk)
  • Waterbeds
  • Purchased or home-built lofts (but lofts may be rented from CSI if so desired)
  • Bed risers
  • Alcohol and alcohol containers of any kind
  • Exercise and weight lifting equipment 
  • Pets - except fish in a 10 gallon or less aquarium
  • Hot plates, toasters, bread makers, or any appliance with an open heating element
  • Wireless Routers
  • Outlet splitters
  • Paintball and Airsoft guns
  • Portable air conditioners

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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. 5310 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Department of Residence Life

Last Updated: Friday, August 07, 2015 2:15:57 PM