Northeastern Residence Life
Residence Life

Apply for Housing

We are thrilled that you are considering Northeastern as your home away from home! Priority will be given on a first come, first serve basis, so students are encouraged to apply early. Freshman are generally required to live on campus for the first year. All residents are required to have a meal plan.

1. Complete the housing application. To access the application, please click here to log into the eRezLife housing portal.

This will be the same as your Student Access Portal log in. The first time you log in, your username should be your student ID number (ex. S01234567) and your password should be the word Student and your date of birth in MMDDYYYY format (ex. Student03172003).

If you need any additional password help, first try going through the "forgot password" feature. If that doesn't work, please contact the NJC IT Help Desk at 970-521-6805, Monday - Friday, from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

2. Pay the $150.00 housing deposit. (See the cancellation policy below.)

  • Pay over the phone by calling the Cashier's Office at 970-521-6728 or 970-521-6702.
  • Pay online with the following instructions:
    1. Log into your Student Access Portal.
    2. Click Pay My Bill, Make a Payment, then View Details under Housing Deposit
    3. Put $150.00 into the amount box and type "Housing Deposit" in description box
    4. Select Spring 2025 in starting term, click Add to Payment, then Continue
    5. Select card type and enter payment information
    6. Click Pay
  • Payments can be made in person by visiting the Cashier's Office, Hays Student Center, Room 102. Checks can be mailed to Northeastern Junior College Residence Life, 100 College Avenue, Sterling, CO 80751.

3. Submit proof of immunizations. 

The records should include the following:

  • Two MMR vaccines (measles, mumps, and rubella)
  • Meningococcal ACWY vaccination from within the last 5 years*

Immunization records can be submitted the following ways:

  • By email:
  • By mail: Northeastern Junior College Residence Life, 100 College Avenue, Sterling, CO 80751
  • Housing Application: If records are available while filling out the housing application, they can be attached at that time.

*The meningococcal vaccination is not required by law, but it is recommended. However, proof of receiving the vaccine or a waiver for the vaccine is required to be on file. The waiver can obtained by emailing Kelli Moe at

In addition to completing the housing application, please be aware that the deposit must be paid and the proof of immunizations be submitted before a room can officially be reserved.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellation must be initiated by either filling out a written request to the Department of Residence Life or by filling out the Housing Cancellation Form here.
  • A full refund will be granted if a written request is postmarked/submitted on or before July 1st for the Fall semester and December 1st for the Spring semester, or within 30 days of initiating the contract after these initial cancellation dates.
  • Requests after the designated dates will not be honored and the deposit will be forfeited.
  • Students on waiting lists for the hall assignments after July 1 or December 1 are not subject to a forfeiture of deposit.



Houston Clevenger
Hall Director - Blue Spruce Hall
Blue Spruce Hall
Brant Davis
Director- Residence Life and Student Activities
Hays Student Center 113
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Hannah Gibbs
Assisant Hall Director - Dowis Hall
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Hannah Gibbs
Kelli Moe
Administrative Assistant III
Hays Student Center 113
Kelli Moe
Steven Smith
Vice President-Student Services
Hays Student Center 113
Steve Smith
Madison Solverud
Hall Director - WGRB Hall
970-521-6824 (mobile)
Madison Lipe
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