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Residence Hall Application Process
Students must be admitted to UND before they can apply for residence hall housing. The residence hall application process is entirely online and the application form is located in Campus Connection.
First Year Live-On Requirement
All first-year students are required to live in a residence hall on campus for their first, full academic year or apply for an exemption.
First-year students are defined as undergraduate students who:
- Enroll full-time at UND within one year of their high school graduation or equivalent
- Have less than 24 transferable, post-secondary, semester credit hours. Transferable credits earned while still in high school (e.g. AP, dual credit) will not be counted toward the total.
New Student Housing Application
Before You Apply
Claim your NDUS User ID account
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Read the 2017-2018 Residence Hall Agreement
We want you to understand the commitment you are making. Read the Agreement before you apply.
Know your top 3 residence hall choices
Explore the residence halls online through the virtual tours and hall websites.
- Review Exemption Criteria. If you meet the criteria, submit the form.
- Log into your Housing Self Service.
- At the top of the Housing Self-Service page, select Application and Forms. In the drop down menu select the
correct application for the academic term you are applying. Example: Residence Hall Application (Fall 2017)
- You will be required to pay the $60 non-refundable application fee by E-check or credit card and electronically sign the 2017-2018 Residence Hall Room and Meal Plan Agreement.
- January 15, 2017 - Roommate selection available for students who have completed application.
- May 1, 2017 - Deadline to complete application and confirmation deposit in order to be included in first round of assignments.
- June 1, 2017 - Students will receive notice of their room assignment.
- June 2017 - Dining Plan Selection Opens for those required to have a meal plan.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
I am having trouble accessing Campus Connection because I forgot my login information OR I have not claimed my account. Who can help?
When I try to apply for housing it tells me there are no applications available at this time. What does this mean?
The housing application is available to students who have been admitted to UND. If you have not been admitted please try back later. If you have questions regarding your admission status please contact one of the following:
- Call 1.800.CALL.UND
- Call 701.777.3000
- Email UND.info@UND.edu
Whenever I try to apply for housing I receive an error message, what can I try?
Sometimes errors can be caused by the browser type you are using. A first step is to clear your browser cache. Instructions to complete this can be found at Tech Support. A second step might be to try a different computer or different web browser. If you are still having trouble please contact the Housing Office at 701.777.4251 or housing@UND.edu.
Summer Housing Options 2017
Summer Student Housing
Housing and dining plans are available for students taking summer classes. Applications will be available April 1, 2017. Information is available at Summer Housing.
Camp and Conference Services
The Conference Planning staff is designed to assist you with planning camps, conferences, and meetings which need housing at the University of North Dakota. We have experience hosting international, national, and statewide organizations, athletic camps, academic groups, and cultural groups.
We can assist you with many services, including:
- Conference Planning
- On-campus lodging in various residence hall settings
- University Catering and dining center facilities
- Overnight and day-only events
To find out more about planning your event or to register your event visit Camp and Conference Planning.
Chris Dingle, Assistant Director - Apartment Communities
Phone: (701) 777-4251
Short Term University Guest/Housing
Housing is available in Swanson Hall for individuals who are visiting UND or participating in a short term program at UND. To reserve a space or find out more information please visit Short Term Guest Housing.
Request for Disability Accommodation
UND provides reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities to improve access to housing on campus.
To complete your request for disability accommodation:
- Log into your Housing Self-Service page.
- At the top of the Housing Self-Service page, under Application and Forms in the drop down menu select the ‘Disability Accommodation Request'
- After completing request an email will be sent with a form to be completed by a medical professional. Return to Housing as indicated on the form to complete the disability accommodation request.
Students under 18 years of age must have authorization from a parent or legal guardian in order to accept the agreement online. If you are under 18 please complete the online agreement. You will be asked to provide the email address for your parent or legal guardian in the online agreement.
Parent(s) or legal guardian(s) will be contacted via email to provide the authorization necessary for you to accept the agreement. As a student under 18 you will not be eligible for a room assignment until parent or legal guardian authorization is verified. Please contact the Housing Office by email at housing@UND.edu or call 701.777.4251 with any questions.
Special Circumstance Request
UND Housing may or may not provide adjustments to housing policies due to special circumstances that do not rise to the level of disability but may cause daily discomfort.
To submit a special circumstances request:
- Complete the Housing Special Circumstance Request Form
- Submit the form to:
UND Housing Office
525 Stanford Road STOP 9029
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9029
Learn more about immunization requirements for students residing in campus housing.
Roommate Matching Self-Service Process
Apartment Application Process
Prospective residents may apply for an apartment before they are eligible for the apartment they desire but must verify eligibility prior to moving in.
Apartment Application Process (including Hamline Square)
To be eligible to reside in University apartments, the Occupants must meet one of the following criteria. The eligibility requirements set out here are for University Housing purposes only and do not apply to other University program requirements. Written permission from the University must be secured before any other person is allowed to reside in the apartment.
All Occupants who meet the Leaseholder requirements must apply and sign their own Lease.
A. UND Student - Any undergraduate who has at least 60 credits or is 21 years of age or older by the end of the term for which they are applying or any undergraduate who has less than 60 credits or is under the age of 21 and has a spouse/partner and/or maintains custody or visitation rights for children or other dependents. Undergraduate student Leaseholders must enroll in, maintain, and complete at least nine (9) credit hours each semester.
Any student who is pursuing a graduate or professional degree. Graduate/professional student Leaseholders must enroll in, maintain, and complete at least six (6) credit hours each semester.
B. Post-Doctoral Research Fellows, Certified Flight Instructors, Medical Residents, and Faculty/Staff/UND Affiliates are eligible for University housing. Written verification or proof of employment/affiliation must be provided prior to assignment and for each additional semester of occupancy.
Non-Leaseholder Household Members - Must meet one of the following:
- Child or dependent of the primary leaseholder or partner/spouse.
Apartment Assignment Process
All applicants are placed on a waiting list in the order the completed application and the $35 non-refundable (U.S. Funds) application fee are received.
- We start trying to match you to an apartment about 45 days prior to your requested move-in date.
- If one of your apartment choices matches an apartment that is available, you will receive an apartment assignment letter.
- If no match is found, then you are bypassed at this time (maintaining your original priority number on the waiting list) and the next applicant is considered for assignment.
- This process is followed until all available apartments have been assigned.
- You will remain on the waiting list until you receive an assignment or you cancel your application.
- Assignment letters are emailed to your UND email address and your preferred email address listed in Campus Connection. Please be sure to keep this information up to date.
Student Apartment Application
Please complete the application and send it to the Housing Office with application fee.
Housing Office 525 Stanford Rd. Stop 9029 Grand Forks, ND 58202-9029 housing@UND.edu