About NVU-Lyndon Residential Life
Living on campus provides a sense of community, access to clubs and organizations, activities as well as a chance to really connect with NVU-Lyndon and your peers. The university assigns rooms and roommates without regard to race, creed, religion, sexual orientation, ableism, or country of national origin.
Learn about Northern Vermont University’s housing policies here.
How to Apply for Housing
New students can find information about applying for housing as well as the NVU Housing Application on the New Student Checklist on the VSCS portal.
Housing assignments for students on both campuses are issued during the summer for students who have completed all of the required paperwork by indicated deadlines. You will be informed by email when your assignment is available, or you can check this web page (log in required).
Life in the Residence Halls
While living on campus can be a fun and rewarding, it also has its challenges. That’s why we make support available to our students.
The residence hall staff is ready to answer questions, discuss personal concerns, and assist in making residential life as comfortable and safe as possible.
Each set of residence halls on the Lyndon campus has a live-in Residence Hall Director (RHD) and a staff of Resident Assistants (RAs). RHDs are professional staff members who hold undergraduate degrees and who have participated in a comprehensive training program.
Features of Residence Halls
All residence hall rooms are supplied with the following for each roommate:
- A twin bed
- Chest of drawers or wardrobe combination
Each room also contains:
- One cable TV jack
- One telephone jack and
- One internet jack & wi-fi internet
Each individual residence hall has its own character and attributes. All of our residence halls are designated non-smoking areas.
There are six residence halls located in the Stonehenge complex, Wheelock Hall located in the center of campus, the Rita Bole complex offers apartment-style housing for upper class students.
Information about Residence Halls
For first-year students:
Located in the center of campus, Wheelock Hall is a mixed upper-class and first year building. The building has 14 suites with four rooms in each suite. The suites share a bathroom and common area that has lounge furniture and tables. The basement of the building has a kitchen (Stove, sink, refrigerator, and cabinets), laundry room, gaming tables, a bike rack, and study space.
Located in the Stonehenge complex, Arnold and Bayley Hall are joined by a connecting entryway and are mixed upper-class and first year buildings. Each building has suites that have seven student rooms (two singles, four doubles, and one triple) with 13 students per suite. Each suite is equipped with a kitchenette area (sink, refrigerator, and cabinets) and a bathroom. Arnold has six suites and Bayley has five. Located on the first floor of Arnold Hall is the student lounge, laundry room, game tables, television, kitchen, study room, and vending machines. In Arnold Hall there a floor is dedicated to transfer students. Bayley Hall is a 24-hour quiet hall, for those students who desire a lower-volume living experience.
For upper-class students:
Located in Stonehenge complex, Poland and Rogers Hall are connected residence halls offering upper-class residency. Each building has suites that have seven student rooms (two singles, four doubles, and one triple) with 13 students per suite. Each suite is equipped with a kitchenette area (sink, refrigerator, and cabinets) and a bathroom. Poland has six suites and Rogers has five. Located on the first floor of Rogers Hall is a student lounge, kitchen, laundry room, game tables, television, study room and vending machines.
Rita Bole Complex
The newest residence hall complex on campus is named after Rita L. Bole, the first president of Lyndon. This residence hall offers apartment-style suites with six bedrooms, a living room, dining area, full kitchen, and two private bathrooms. There are twenty two suites housing six students each. All the bedrooms in Rita Bole are single rooms. The complex is also home to a student lounge, laundry room, game room, televisions, and a common lounge kitchen. These apartment suites have the option to be gender neutral; both men and women can live in the same suite.
Questions about living on campus? Email ResidentialLife@NorthernVermont.edu.