Great Plains West

ABERDEEN, S.D. – A public open house will be held for Northern State University’s two new residence halls from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10.

Great Plains East, located south of the Mewaldt-Jensen Building, and Great Plains West, located at the site of the former Lindberg Hall, will open this fall. Great Plains East features a pod-style design, with traditional double rooms situated around a common living space. Great Plains West offers semi-suites and suites including both double and single rooms. 

The open house will include tours of both halls. For more information about the facilities, visit NSU Residence Life, call 605-626-3007 or email

About Northern State University

Northern State University is a regional university that offers outstanding academics and exceptional extracurricular activities at an affordable price on a safe, welcoming campus. Northern State recently announced its Educational Impact Campaign, with a goal of raising $45 million for a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, new athletic and recreation fields, and an on-campus regional sports complex. Once the campaign is complete, NSU will be the recipient of more than $100 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions