Housing Options

A room in Hobart House

Northwestern graduate and undergraduate students have a wide variety of housing options available to them, both on and off campus. Northwestern's on-campus living options range from smaller residences with as few as 21 students to larger units housing more than 600. Each building has its own character, spirit, and unique advantages. There is a building and a style to fit just about everyone's living preference.

Explore your options below:

You can also view and download our Living at NU guide to learn more about living on campus.

Room Rates 2014-2015

View our Room Rates by building for the 2014-15 academic year.

Meal Plan Rates 2014-15

Meal plan rates will be posted soon.

Cancellation Fee Chart 2014-15

Cancellation Date Fee
On or before Friday, June 6, 2014

Returning Students: 25% of Fall Quarter room charges

Entering Students (freshmen or transfer): Forfeit $200 prepayment

Saturday, June 7, 2014 through Friday, July 18, 2014

Returning Students: 50% of Fall Quarter room charges

Entering Students (freshmen or transfer): $1,396

Saturday, July 19, 2014 through Friday, August 8, 2014 All Students: 75% of Fall Quarter room charges
Saturday, August 9, 2014 through Monday, September 15, 2014 All Students: 100% of Fall Quarter room charges
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 through the end of the academic year All Students: 100% of room charges for Term Agreement (full academic year)

Cancellation Fee Chart 2013-14

Cancellation Date Fee
On or before Friday, June 7, 2013

Returning Students: 25% of Fall Quarter room charges

Entering Students (freshmen or transfer): Forfeit $200 prepayment

Saturday, June 8, 2013 through Friday, July 19, 2013

Returning Students: 50% of Fall Quarter room charges

Entering Students (freshmen or transfer): $1,342

Saturday, July 20, 2013 through Friday, August 9, 2013 All Students: 75% of Fall Quarter room charges
Saturday, August 10, 2013 through Monday, September 16, 2013 All Students: 100% of Fall Quarter room charges
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 through the end of the academic year All Students: 100% of room charges for Term Agreement (full academic year)