Student Housing & Dining
Almost 85% of our students live on campus. It’s convenient and it keeps you in the middle of our active community. We have 10 residential communities to choose from, so you’re sure to find one that suits you.
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.
Every residence hall has cable television, wireless Internet access, easy and secure card access to your building, free washers and dryers, and much more. Take a look below.
Located just in front of the Athletic Center, Budleigh Hall has a distinctive, classical architecture. The building is coed by floor and has a study lounge, common bathrooms, and accommodations for 75 students. It includes several single occupancy rooms, but is mostly doubles.
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.
This green residence hall has recycled flooring, geothermal heating and cooling, low VOC paint and Energy Star appliances. It is coed by floor with common bathrooms and a popular lounge area. It houses 65 students in double rooms.
Built in 2007, North Hall 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 offers four floors of cluster concept housing for more than 215 returning students. The brick and steel framed residence hall includes suites of triple rooms with shared baths. The hall also contains a billiards room, vending machines, laundry facilities, and a newly renovated study lounge.
The largest residence hall on campus, Shamie Hall houses more than 330 students. A full fitness room is on the first floor. Common lounge areas and study rooms are located on each of the three floors. Shamie Hall primarily houses first-year students in triple rooms with private bathrooms in each room.
Kuppenheimer is a popular residence for returning students. Located next to Shamie Residence Hall, the building is coed by suite. It includes 10 four-person suites and a three-person suite as well as a laundry room and vending machines on the main floor. A 2013 renovation added recycled floors and a common area kitchen. The wifi was also updated to include more ports to make it one of the top hotspots for residence halls.
Winston Hall houses 16 students with a shared kitchen and common bathrooms on each floor. This coed residence is organized by gender floors, each with its own shared bathroom. Students also share a common lounge and laundry facility.
Copper Beech I and II
The two Copper Beech Residence Halls provide apartment-style living for returning students. The buildings face a quad 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.
Nichols students find a wide variety of dining options on campus, including Jazzman’s, WOW, and Becker’s Market, in addition to a more traditional dining menu. For returning students looking to explore beyond campus, we have the Bison Bucks program, which allows you to use your student card to make purchases as select local establishments.