Residence Life

Why live on campus?
Residence life and housing research suggests 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.

  • 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.

  • Have nutritious meals without the headaches of having to purchase, prepare and clean up.

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Midland Michigan Residential Campus

Housing Handbook

Incoming Freshmen

ALL Freshmen are required to live on campus unless they meet one of the following criteria:

  • Live within a 50-mile commuting radius of Northwood University

  • Married

  • Veteran

  • 20 years of age or older as of September 1

  • Live with a sibling (sophomore or older) who is already established off campus (approval by Dean of Student Affairs required)