Take The Plunge and Apply Today!

Housing contracts for the 2024-25 academic year go live on January 9, 2024 in the Housing Portal. If you’d like to self-select your room and/or roommates, it’s important that you complete your contract prior to the listed deadlines.

All contracts received after the self-selection eligibility deadline will be waitlisted and manually assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit the Room Selection Process page for specifics and additional dates.

Apply for Housing

You'll use the Housing Portal to access the contract, make your deposit, and for selecting a room or roommate. First time residents will need to submit immunization records (step three below).

Complete Your Housing Contract Online.

The housing contract can be completed and submitted online through the Residence Hall Application portal.

Apply Now

Pay Your $500 Deposit (for First-Time Residents Only).

While still within the Residence Hall Application portal, provide payment details for your deposit. This onetime deposit will stay with you until you decide to no longer live on campus.

Submit Your Immunization Records (for First-Time Residents Only).

Submit your immunization records via the CastleBranch Portal. All students must satisfy immunization requirements in order to reside on campus.

Submit Immunization Records

Do You Have Health Insurance Coverage?

All students living on campus are required to carry adequate health insurance coverage. You will automatically be enrolled in the NSU Student Health Insurance plan unless you choose to opt out. For more information about the NSU plan and the opt-out process, please visit the Student Health Insurance page.

Learn More about NSU Student Health Insurance

What Happens Next?

We’ll regularly be in touch via email with updates and notifications. If you haven’t already made a habit of checking your nova.edu email address, we encourage you to start now.

Select Roommates

Do you have people you know you want to live with? Log in to the Housing Portal to submit your roommate request.

Select Your Room

If you’d like to have a say in where you live, participate in the room selection process.

Move In!

Start thinking about what you’ll need to bring with you to have a comfortable living space. Happy packing and we’ll see you soon!

Explore Housing

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Housing Options

Learn more about the various Residence Halls on campus.

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Housing Costs

Review housing costs to assist you as you budget for the upcoming year.

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Moving In and Moving Out

Familiarize yourself with the processes relating to moving in and moving out.

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Campus Life

Discover a multitude of ways to engage with the Shark Community.