Living On Campus
The residence community values the uniqueness and potential of each individual and strives to create an environment which encourages respect, understanding and concern for others. Our on-campus residence facilities offer students three different residence community environments:
Frequently Asked Questions
Check out our FAQ page to learn about amenities provided in the residence halls, what to bring and other information about on-campus housing.
Resident Assistants (RAs)
Resident Assistants (RAs) are the most visible members of the residence life team. They are full time graduate and undergraduate students who live with the residents. RAs are trained leaders who can respond to various situations that arise in a group living environment. RAs are community developers who: advise and counsel students, plan programs, enforce university policies, serve duty, help solve problems, help out in emergencies and most importantly, promote the well-being of each individual student as well as the community.
NDNU has a live-on requirement for all first and second year students. To apply for an exemption, you must complete and submit the Housing Exemption Form. If approved, or if you are an upper-class students looking to live off-campus, we suggest you check San Mateo County Housing Search for housing options.