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The Commons Include Amenities

  • Full Visitation
  • Laundry (2 on 1st Floor)
  • Elevators (4)
  • Lounges (16)
  • In-Room Wireless Internet
  • Cable TV
  • In-Room Telephone
    (One per suite)
  • Gated Parking
  • 24/7 Security

The Commons is NSU's newest coed residence hall which opened in August of 2007. This state-of-the-art living learning community includes 501 student beds, classroom and meeting space, 16 community living rooms, 16 study rooms, and plenty of indoor and outdoor common space.

The Commons is unique and dynamic for the inclusion of incorporating communities within a community. The 16 community living rooms have comfortable furnishings that create unique spaces for our students and groups to conduct study sessions, group meetings or to congregate with friends.

Nova Southeastern University requires all undergraduate day students with 0-48 credit hours to live on-campus unless one or both of the following criteria applies:

  • You are married;
  • You reside with a parent or legal guardian within the tri-county area (Broward, Dade, and Palm Beach)
  • You are a veteran or active United States military personnel

If you meet one or both of the above criteria, and choose on-campus housing, you must honor the entire term of the housing contract. If you are over the age of 25 or married, you have the option to move into the apartments or live off-campus.

The Quiet Corridor

This community brings together students who prefer a quiet, studious environment. These students set their own community standards in regards to quiet hours and use of the study lounge. These students create a community of engaged, academically focused students.

The Quiet Corridor is offered in both Goodwin Hall and the Commons Residence Hall. The members of the community in the Commons will assist with mentorship of the members of the community in Goodwin Hall.

Greek Village Community

This community brings together members of all recognized sororities and fraternities on campus to support the mission of Greek Life: The Office of Greek Life at Nova Southeastern University is dedicated to the intellectual and personal development of students through membership in Greek-letter organizations. We encourage all members of our community to avail themselves of the scholarship, leadership, and philanthropic opportunities of Greek life membership. Must be an active member of the NSU Greek system to live in the Greek Village.

All undergraduate students living in The Commons, regardless of credit hours, must purchase a mandatory declining balance plan. The minimum amount a resident can apply to their NSU ID Card is $1,300 per semester. If a resident chooses to apply additional funds to their card, they are able to do so at any time.

If a balance exists on a resident's declining balance plan at the end of the fall semester, the resident's funds will roll over to the winter semester. Once the winter semester has ended, the remaining balance will no longer be available to the resident.

All rates include unlimited laundry, NSU secured wireless internet, furnishings, utilities, air conditioning, cable TV, and local telephone service. All housing and declining plan rates and configurations are subject to change.

Fall 2014 and Winter 2015 Room and Declining Balance Rates

Room typesFall 2014Winter 2015Declining Balance plan per semester*Total Room & Board
Single $4,140 $4,140 $1,300.00 $10,880
Double $3,640 $3,640 $1,300.00 $9,880

4 Single Bedrooms

Commons 4 Single Bedrooms Floor Plan

3 Single Bedrooms and 1 Double

Commons 3 Single Bedrooms and 1 Double Floor Plan