As your student continues his or her education at UND, there are options for living both on and off campus. The idea of moving off-campus may be exciting, but the stresses of living off-campus are often overlooked (bills, cooking, and cleaning).
Top Reasons to Stay on Campus
Students that live on campus have higher GPAs from freshman through senior years.
Dining Services provide nutritious meals from 7am – 11pm. No need to grocery shop, worry about cooking or doing the dishes!
Preparation for LIFE! Living in a community offers experiences and opportunities that students just can't find in an off-campus apartment. Learn life skills like compromise and sociability that will be resume building and allow your student to grow.
Hall staff genuinely want your student to succeed academically. A support system provides the right environment for your student to be successful. Plus, the residence halls are conveniently located close to academic buildings, libraries and labs.
Your student may believe he or she must move to an off-campus apartment to feel "more independent." However, UND Housing offers several options for upperclass students that allow them to take the next step in becoming more self-sufficient, without losing the convenience of on-campus living. Check out the options below.
Two or four bedroom units for four students with full kitchen, furnished bedrooms and living room. Must have 30 post-high school credits. Residents of University Place do not need to have a meal plan. Rent includes $200 dining dollars each semester.
UND Apartment Options Moving to a UND apartment is not part of the recontracting process. There is a separate application process for UND apartment units. Most units have a leaseholder required age of 23, however leaseholders only need to be 21 for Hamline Square units. Hamline Square units are new UND apartments near the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Studio, 2,3, and 4 bedroom apartment units with underground parking, washer and dryer hook-ups, and large square footage. Leaseholder must be 21 years of age (by December 31 of year of occupancy), roommates can be younger.
Does your student need a hall that is available over semester break?
Consider Brannon Hall. Residents are guaranteed to be able to stay in their room between fall and spring semesters. There is a nightly cost for this option ($26.35 was the 2012-13 nightly charge). Students living in Brannon Hall are not required to stay over the break.
Is your student into wellness?
Consider the Wellness Living and Learning Community. Located in Brannon Hall, the Wellness community focuses on living a balanced lifestyle within the college environment. As a member of the Wellness "wing" your student will have the opportunity to develop healthy practices, and incorporate the seven aspects of wellness: emotional, intellectual, physical, occupational/vocational, environmental, social and spiritual.
Benefits of living in the wellness community
Active partnership between campus organizations including the Wellness Center, Campus Ministries, and other campus partners.
Group activities promoting wellness
Monthly meals serving healthy options
Opportunity to give back to the community
Course Study: Students will have guaranteed enrollment in the requested class – Intro to Wellness