Living On Campus

Housing Options

Our residential community values the uniqueness and potential of each individual and strives to create an environment which encourages respect, understanding and concern for others. NDNU has multiple residential buildings on campus which are home to over 430 students. Our on-campus residential communities offer students three different residential environments multiple options:

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 across all of our residential communities. 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 on duty, help students solve problems and connect them to campus resources, assist in emergencies and most importantly, promote the well-being of each individual student as well as the community.

Living Off-Campus

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.