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Living On Campus at NIU

If you are thinking about attending NIU you probably have many questions about your housing and dining options. You may be wondering where you'll live on campus and what amenities you'll have in your room. Or maybe you are trying to create a budget and you need to calculate the cost of living in a residence hall versus commuting from home or off-campus.

Latest News

Neptune Updates for Fall 2017

We've been working hard updating Neptune for this fall! When you come back, residents in Neptune West floors 1 and 2 will see new beds, desks, flooring, and lighting. There will be a new dressing area outside of showers in bathrooms. Other areas of Neptune will see new flooring in lobbies, improved signage, and new booth seating in Neptune All You Care to Eat dining.

Student Graphic Designer

Apply for Housing's student graphic designer position this fall.

Signing Up with Roommates

If you have a roommate in mind, you can sign up for a room together. Learn about signing up for housing with a roommate.

Coming this Fall to Campus Dining

Coming this fall: new hours at Stevenson, Dog Pound Deli, and New Hall, Neptune improvements, Family Pass, additional Flex Dollars, and more! See what Campus Dining has planned.

Join Team NIU

Team NIU volunteers help greet new residents, unload vehicles and carry belongings into rooms in the residence halls during move-in day on Friday, August 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are all welcome to help.