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Residence Halls

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NIU's residence halls house over 5,000 NIU students each year. Living on campus provides many opportunities to meet people from different cultures, countries, and ethnic backgrounds. When you live in an NIU residence hall, you have the ability to quickly become a comfortable, full-fledged member of the NIU community.


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Take a closer look at NIU's residence halls to find the one that's a great fit for your lifestyle.

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New Residence Hall

New Hall

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Features enhanced privacy single bedrooms arranged in small group clusters of 12. Its Community Center is home to a food court, recreation facility, and lounge.

Gilbert Hall

Gilbert Hall

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Located in the heart of campus, Gilbert Hall provides upperclassmen with a living choice in close proximity to arts, engineering, and business classes.

Grant Towers

Grant Towers

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Located at the northwestern edge of campus, the newly renovated Grant Towers features expanded double and single rooms and a large study space.

Stevenson Towers

Stevenson

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A group of four 12-story towers located at the western edge of campus. Residents enjoy its food court, proximity to sports fields, and single, double, and suite room layouts.

Neptune Hall

Neptune Hall

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Located centrally on campus across from the Holmes Student Center and adjacent to the Huskie Bus Turnaround. Residents also enjoy Neptune's Fireplace Lounge.

Northern View

Northern View

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NIU's on-campus apartment alternative to traditional residence hall living for our upper class, non-traditional population and students with families. Features a spacious courtyard and Community Center with 24-hour access.