Living on Campus

Immerse yourself in college living.

Nearly 85% of our students live on campus. Here’s why:

With 10 residential communities to choose from, you’re sure to find one that suits you perfectly. We offer traditional rooms in single-sex and co-ed residence halls, suite-style living and modern apartments, along with a variety of specialized living and learning opportunities.

No matter where you live, you’ll have lots of amenities, including cable television, wired and wireless Internet access, voice mail, easy and secure card access to your building, free washers and dryers, and much more.

Residence Halls

Nichols College offers a small and active campus with a traditional New England atmosphere.

Budleigh Hall

Located just in front of the Athletic Center, Budleigh Hall has a distinctive, classical architecture. The building, which is co-ed by floor with a study lounge,  common bathrooms, accommodates 75 students.It includes several single occupancy rooms, mostly doubles and a Resident Director office and apartment.

Center Hall

Built in 2007, Center Hall sits between Remillard Hall and Budleigh Hall, and beside North Hall. The building is a single story, single-gender residence with common bathrooms, lounges and laundry facilities. Students live in double rooms and in two quads.

Olsen Hall

This newly renovated, green residence hall has recycled flooring, geothermal heating and cooling, low VOC paint and Energy Star appliances. It is co-ed by floor with common bathrooms and houses 65 students in double rooms and has a popular lounge area. 

North Hall

North Hall, built in 2007, overlooks the volleyball and tennis courts. This residence is a single story, single-sex building with common bathrooms, lounges and laundry facilities. Students live in double rooms.

Remillard Hall

Remillard Hall offers four floors of cluster concept housing for more than 215 upperclassmen. The brick and steel framed residence hall includes suites of triple rooms with shared baths. Renovations in 2007 added a residence director office and front desk. The hall also contains a billiards room, vending machines, laundry facilities, trash rooms, a newly renovated study lounge and a Resident Director apartment.

Shamie Hall

The largest residence hall on campus, Shamie Hall houses more than 330 students. Common lounge areas and study rooms are located on each of the three floors. Shamie Hall houses primarily first-year students and a residence director's office and apartment.

Kuppenheimer Hall

Kuppenheimer is a popular residence for upperclassmen, located next to Shamie Residence Hall and across from South Hall. The building, which is coed by suite, includes 10 four-person suites and a three-person suite as well as a large lounge area on the main floor. in 2013, the building went through a renovation to include recycled floor, the creation of a common area kitchen. The wifi was also updated to include more ports to make it one of the top hotspot for residence halls. 

Winston Hall

Winston Hall houses 16 graduate students with a shared kitchen and common bathrooms on each floor. This co-ed residence is organized by gender floors, each with its own shared bathroom. Students also share a common lounge and laundry facility. A limited number of parking spots are available directly behind the building.


Copper Beech I and II

The two Copper Beech Residence Halls opened in 2008 and 2009, and provide apartment-style living for upperclassmen. The buildings face a green which connects the upper campus with Olsen, Shamie and Kuppenheimer Halls. Each houses 60 students in a combination of 2 bedroom/1 bath suites and 4 bedroom/2 bath suites, each with a full kitchen and living area. An on-campus convenience store is located in The Copper Beech I lobby.


Contact Information

For questions about campus life, please contact: Frank Kuster Director of Residence Life & Judicial Affairs at