Living Northern.

Student life at Northern is a rich tapestry of experiences. The division of Student Affairs is the hub where it all comes together to create an engaging campus experience.

 Whether it’s academic, personal, social or career, you’ll discover how and where to make the most of your life at Northern. 

Here, we pride ourselves on being authentic and student-centered. It’s what we call “The Northern Way.” To learn more about what we have to offer, explore our departments and services below.  

Student Leadership
At Northern, it's more than your time to learn. It's your time to lead!

Throughout the year, NSU campus life is a vibrant mosaic of dozens of groups and events, many of which provide opportunities for you to get involved - including:

NSU student groups are a place to learn, share, contribute, and make connections. Visit Student Involvement & Leadership to discover ways to explore new interests and test your strengths at Northern.

Residence Life

The residence halls at NSU are super comfortable, safe and clean. We can't wait to welcome you on Move-in Day! Experience a Move-in Day in the video at right, or explore our halls at Residence Life:

Multicultural Student Affairs
Northern is home to students from dozens of states and many different countries. Organizations and activities outside the classroom offer a diverse learning opportunity and the chance to express varied points of view in a mutually respectful environment.
Campus Safety

Safety and security is important at Northern; that's why we have a Campus Alert System for all students, faculty, and staff. During an emergency, critical emergency-related alerts are sent directly to users' cell, home, and/or office phone or email. Visit NSU Campus Alert to register to receive critical information updates.

opportunity center

Find even more resources to help you succeed at Northern!