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Where You Want to Live!

You Can't Beat the Convenience of


The 2023-24 Returning Student Contract is Open.

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  • I wake up nearly an hour earlier because of all of the hassle of packing my lunch, driving to campus, getting a good parking spot, and so many more things. The convenience of living on campus is second to none.

  • So many things I overlooked moving off campus – fast maintenance, great WiFi, and a short walk to my classes.

  • When I moved off campus I thought my life was going to be a lot easier, but I was very wrong. The convenience of living on campus is second to none.

Save as a Returning Student

Get a $250-$500 discount when returning to a suite-style or traditional room on City or East Campus.

Learn how to qualify: Returning Student Discount.

Private & Convenient

Single rooms in suites & trads.

Suites & apartments - University & Eastside suites; Courtyards & Village apartments.

Please check with the University Housing Contracts office for current availability.

Flexible meal plans.

Returning student meal plan options that fit your living style.

Use Dining Dollars at many Nebraska Union food vendors.

Dining Dollars can be used in any Herbie's Market on campus.

Skip the off-campus hassles.

30-day cancellation notice policy.

Timely, on-site maintenance, no additional utility fees.

Close to your classes, friends and resources.


Living on campus lets you spend more time doing what you want to do and less time doing things like commuting or cooking. With all that extra time, hit up some valuable academic resources nearby.

  • Residence halls close to academic buildings
  • Study rooms in your hall for maximum focus
  • Meal plan options with quick and delicious food
  • Free bus transportation to get around campus and Lincoln
  • No need to deal with commuter or off-site parking


By living on campus, you get to decide what you want to do. Want a chill night in? You've got it. Want to be close enough to the Rec that you can squeeze in a workout during your study break? You've got that, too. With everything so close, there are endless options for how your night on campus could go.

  • Close to downtown Lincoln
  • Just a walk away from campus activities like Husker games, campus night life and more
  • Nearby trails for running, biking, rollerskating or long boarding

Live and Learn with Us

Students who live on-campus at NEBRASKA will thrive as engaged members of their communities. Our experience is unparalleled.

  • Students who live on campus have higher GPAs, retention, and persistence in college
  • We help students focus on Purpose, Ownership, Well-being, Engagement, and Relationships
  • Live-in professional and student staff help keep you safe, secure, and cared for
  • Building community within the halls and on-campus will give you a sense of belonging on campus

Traditional Single Rooms

Location: City Campus

Please check with University Housing Contracts office to learn more about traditional room availability.

Schramm Hall is located on the north end of City Campus near Harper Dining, a popular dining hall known for their outstanding barbecue and the 8+ allergen-free dining.

Schramm Hall Room
Key Amenities
Traditional Refrigerator
Refrigerator / Freezer Combo
Wireless and wired internet access.
Wireless & Wired Internet
Extra long twin bed and mattress with pad.
Extra-Long Twin Mattress
On-floor Laundry
Free Laundry On Site
Temperature Control
In-Room Temperature Control

Apartment-Style Living

Alaina Hernandez, Chicago, Illinois

Courtyards & Village

Location: City Campus

Courtyards and Village are the perfect spaces for the independent student. Courtyards is located close to the heart of campus and next to the Willa Cather Dining Complex. The Village features its own convenience store and is a short walk away from the Outdoor Adventure Center and the Rec Center. Both feature a full-sized kitchen, bathroom and private bedrooms, and are open over breaks.

2- and 4-bedroom units available for returning students

Village Residence Hall 2 room floor plan Village Residence Hall 4 room floor plan
Key Amenities
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Meal plan options

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9-month contract

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2- and 4-
bedroom units

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Free cable & internet

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Full kitchen

Knoll Residential Center, University Suites and Eastside Suites

Location: City Campus

Suite-style living offers the flexibility that any returning student would enjoy. Kick back in the comfort of your private bedroom. Choose a meal plan option that fits your dining style. Head over to the Cather Dining Center when you're feeling hungry! Suite-style housing is open over breaks.

Knoll Residential Center is reserved for Honors Program students.

Take a virtual tour of Knoll Residential Center | University Suites | Eastside Suites

Suite Style Residence Hall 4 room floor plan
Key Amenities
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Meal plan options

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9-month contract

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3 roommates

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Free cable & internet

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Refrigerator and microwave

Massengale Residence Center

Location: East Campus

Enjoy easy access to all your East Campus classes while living in spacious apartments in Massengale Residential Center. These apartment-style rooms have private bedrooms, in-unit bathrooms and full-size kitchens. The hall is open over breaks.

  • Beautiful landscaped courtyard with firepit
  • Located steps from East Campus Union, Dairy Store, Rec and Wellness Center and the CY Thompson Library
Massengale Residence Hall 2 room apartment floor plan Massengale Residence Hall 4 room apartment floor plan
Key Amenities
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Meal plan options

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9-month contract

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2- and 4-
bedroom units

Internet wifi icon

Free cable & internet

Refrigerator icon

Full kitchen


By living on campus, maintenance is always on call, we help with roommate issues, and there's 24-hour security keeping you safe. Better yet, there's no awkward landlord negotiations to make, and no monthly bills cluttering your mind. Since you won't be stressing about your apartment, you can focus more on the stuff that matters to you.

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No Landlord

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No Monthly Bills

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24hr security

All the amenities you want in an apartment, and just a few steps away from your classes.

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Your friends are just a floor away when you live on campus.

Eastside Suites Apartment Style residence hall