Residence Hall Rates
The University of Northern Colorado requires all newly admitted students with less than 20 college credit hours earned after high school graduation (or equivalent), who are under 21, and are not living with their legal guardian in the local area must live in the UNC's housing system through the completion of the first academic year of their attendance. (Local area is defined by school district - included school districts are Ault Highland RE-9, Eaton RE-2, Greeley District 6, Platte Valley RE-7, Poudre R-1, Thompson R-2J, Weld County RE-5J, Weld RE-1 and Windsor RE-4.
Credits earned through Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) or concurrent enrollment with high school do not apply towards the live-on requirement.
First year students wishing to live off-campus may request an exemption. We are unable to approve requests for exemption based on financial need, but make sure to talk to the Office of Financial Aid to see what options are available.
Below you will find a helpful chart that shows the rates for each of our residence halls. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Housing & Residential Education Offices at 970-351-2721.
ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020 RATES*:
*Rates are subject to change pending approval by the Board of Trustees.
**All leases (contracts) are for the full academic year. The academic year is from August 22, 2019 - May 9, 2020. You are billed for housing 2 times during the academic year. The first semester bill is in August for the fall term and the second semester bill is in January for the spring term.
Tier 5 Housing:
Tier 5 Housing Rate:
**Academic Year - $6,650
Fall Bill - $3,325
Spring Bill - $3,325
Single Room Rates (Additional Charge):
Small Single Room
Rate does not apply to 11/12 stand-alone rooms in Turner Hall.
$250 per semester
Large Single Room
Rate does not apply to Turner Hall suites.
$500 per semester
Disability Resource Center Approved Single Room Accommodations
As of October 1, 2017, Housing & Residential Education states students with disabilities approved for single rooms, or other requested accommodations required by Disability Resource Center, as housing accommodations are not charged a supplemental single-room premium or room buyout charge solely because of the need for the accommodation.
Note: Students living in Harrison Hall, Lawrenson Hall, or Arlington Park Apartments can stay in their rooms during winter and spring breaks. All other students who wish to stay on campus during the break periods will be placed in temporary housing.