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Housing and Residential Life

Graduate Application Process

Housing Eligibility
Housing is available for full-time students enrolled in a graduate program at Northeastern. Space is limited, therefore housing is not guaranteed.

Northeastern does not have accommodations for the College of Professional Studies - CPS, married couples, spousal equivalents, or dependent children. You can obtain information about alternative housing from Off-Campus Housing Services.

Applying for housing 

Deposit Amounts for 2014-2015

  • Fall - $200
  • Spring - $200
  • Summer I - $200
  • Summer II - $200

Graduate Students Currently Living On-Campus

Graduate students who lived on campus in 2013-2014 are guaranteed housing for the upcoming year, provided they complete the application, sign the license agreement and submit their housing deposit(s) prior to May 1, 2014 at noon. To pay your deposit, please contact our office directly at (617)373-2814.

Graduate Students New to On-Campus Housing

  • Step I: Complete the housing application

Graduate Students who would like to apply for university housing must submit a housing application by May 30, 2014.  Please indicate on the application all the terms for which you wish to apply.  You are also required to sign the 2014-2015 Residence Hall and Dining License Agreement at the time you apply for housing.

Fall 2014 Assignment Process

After the application deadline, housing applications will be randomly selected through a computer-generated program.  Students will either receive an offer for housing or be placed on a wait list for housing. 

All students who applied will be notified of their application status during the middle of June.  

Students who receive an offer for housing will be required to submit non-refundable $200 housing deposits for the terms they requested. 

Students who receive a wait list number will also be notified by e-mail at this time about their position on this list and will be provided with information about the process and next steps, as well as off-campus housing alternatives.

Student Rights and Responsibilities

All students living in spaces leased by Northeastern are bound to uphold the “Code of Conduct” as detailed in the University’s Student Handbook, as well as, the terms and conditions detailed in both the Guide to Residence Hall Living and the Residence Hall and Dining License Agreement.  Students whose behavior is not in accordance with these standards will be subject to disciplinary action.

At the time you receive your assignment letter, you will be provided with details of your move-in date and time.

Graduate Housing Options

Features in most of the apartment buildings include an intercom connection between each apartment and the lobby as well as front doors which are locked 24 hours a day with access for residents only.  Each apartment is furnished with a bed, mattress, bureau, desk, and chair for each resident.  All apartments have a kitchen table with chairs, stove and refrigerator. The apartments have internet, telephone and cable connections ready for activation. There is an additional cost if you activate these services.   

Types of Apartments:
The following contains descriptions and rates that will help illustrate what housing options are available.  These rates are anticipated and have not been approved by the Board of Trustees for the 2014- 2015 school year.  

  • Studio Apartment: $6290 per term - A single studio apartment with a kitchenette and bathroom.
  • Economy single bedroom: $4720 per term - A single bedroom in a shared apartment with a kitchen and bathroom and no common living area.
  • Enhanced single bedroom with no living room: $5220 per term - A single bedroom in a shared, new, or renovated apartment with a kitchen and bathroom but no common living area.

Residence Hall Accessibility:
To make living on campus an option for graduate students who have disabilities, who are Deaf/hard of hearing, or have chronic medical conditions, we have incorporated features in three apartment buildings. Please note that although these buildings accommodate Law, Graduate, and Undergraduate students (sophomore through seniors), your individual apartment will not include roommates who are undergraduate students. You must submit the appropriate documentation through the Housing Accommodations Process to be considered for such accommodations:

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