Campus Housing

Why live on campus?

Residence life and housing research suggest that students who live on campus:

  • Have a higher grade point average.

  • Access and contact faculty more often.

  • Utilize university resources more often.

  • Have up to a 20% better chance of graduating with a degree.

  • Are more satisfied with their college experience.

When you live on campus, you will have unique opportunities to:

  • Make lifelong friends.

  • Develop hands-on leadership skills through the many opportunities provided in the residence halls.

  • Save time commuting and fighting for limited parking spaces.

  • Convenient, nutritious meals prepared for you.

Housing Options

Dubois and Miner Residence Halls

Northwood’s traditional, dorm room-style residence halls are available for all students. Incoming first-year students will live in Dubois or Miner Hall.

View 360 photos of our Residence Hall rooms:


  • Accommodates approximately 472 students.

  • Free laundry facilities (provide your own soap/pods and dryer sheets)

  • Vending areas

  • Directly next door to the Student Union & Student Leadership Center

  • Computer lab (open 24 hours)

  • Furnished living environment

  • Every two rooms are adjoined by a restroom with shower

  • Internet data ports (ethernet ports) in every bedroom; Wi-Fi throughout campus

  • Conveniently attached to the cafeteria

  • Approximate room size 12'5" X 9'6"

  • Approximate entry hall size: 7'2" X 4'7.5"

  • 24-hour security and security cameras

  • Three-prong electrical outlets

  • Room furnishings:

    • Two desk chairs

    • Two bookshelves

    • Two twin, extra-long beds (bunk-style)

    • Two desks

    • Two closets (large built-in shelving and rod for hanging)

    • Full Length Mirror (in Miner Hall only)

What to bring (and not to bring) to our residence halls on campus


  • Blankets, pillows and linens (mattress size: twin, extra-long)

  • Bath towels and accessories: soap/shampoo/shower supplies

  • Cleaning supplies (vacuums, mops and brooms are provided)

  • Clothes hangers

  • Command Strips™/poster putty to hang posters, hooks, etc.

  • Desk supplies

  • Dishes and eating utensils

  • Fan, humidifier, de-humidifier

  • Floor rugs

  • Lamp(s)

  • Laundry detergent and/or fabric softener

  • Microwave

  • Mini-fridge

  • Sports equipment (consider limited room storage)

  • Stall shower curtain (54 inches by 78 inches)

  • Surge protectors

  • Trash can(s)

  • Recycling bin

  • TV and coaxial cable cord

Don’t bring:

  • Air conditioners

  • Air fryers, pressure cookers, and Instant Pots

  • Alcohol and/or drug-related items or paraphernalia (posters, lighters, etc.)

  • Animals/pets (non-aggressive fish are permitted when contained in a 20-gallon tank or less)

  • BBQ grills

  • Candles/incense

  • Any item with an open flame or heat source

  • Full-size refrigerators

  • Halogen lights/lamps

  • Hot plates

  • Loft beds and frames (raising a bed over 8 inches is prohibited)

  • Toasters and/or toaster ovens

  • Weapons: Rifles, handguns, dog repellent, mace, pepper spray, paintball guns, pellet guns, BB guns, knives, firecrackers/fireworks, etc. are prohibited

  • Your own bed or mattress (only university-owned mattresses and bed frames are permitted within the residential complexes)

Naegele Village Apartments

Naegele Village offers single-style housing to returning Northwood students.


  • Designated for students beyond their first year at Northwood University

  • Accommodates up to 168 students

  • Central air conditioning

  • Free laundry facilities (provide your own soap/pods and dryer sheets)

  • Adjacent to the Student Union and Student Leadership Center

  • Internet data ports (ethernet ports) in every bedroom; Wi-Fi throughout campus

  • Conveniently located near the cafeteria

  • 1-2 bathrooms

  • 24-hour security

  • Three-prong electrical outlets

  • Room furnishings:

    • One twin, extra-long bed

    • One closet or wardrobe, one three-drawer dresser

    • One desk

    • One chair

  • Shared living room

North Village Apartments

Northwood University’s newest on-campus housing, featuring modern apartments with one, two or four bedroom layouts - and also contains new amenities for Northwood students.

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Apartments with modern comforts and conveniences:

  • Open floor plans

  • Nine-foot living room ceilings

  • Fully furnished

  • Full kitchens including refrigerator, stove and dishwasher

  • Wi-Fi throughout campus

Various units to choose from:

  • One-bedroom/one-bathroom units. Approximately 450+ square feet

  • Two bedroom/one-bathroom units. Approximately 630+ square feet

  • Four-bedroom/two-bathroom units. Approximately 1100+ square feet

Complex amenities include:

  • Main floor lobby and gathering area

  • Grab-and-go food service (limited selection)

  • Study lounges on each floor

  • Free laundry facilities (provide your own soap/pods and dryer sheets)

  • Central Air Conditioning

  • Elevator

  • Three-prong electrical outlets