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 online housing application.

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 you can't get that to work, please contact the NJC IT Help Desk at 970-521-6805, Monday-Friday, from 8-5.

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

  • By debit/credit card: Call 970-521-6728 or 970-521-6702

  • By check - Mail to: Northeastern Junior College Residence Life, 100 College Avenue, Sterling, CO 80751

3. Submit proof of immunizations. This should include 2 (two) MMRs and a meningococcal ACWY vaccination from within the last 5 years.

  • By email:

  • By mail: Northeastern Junior College Residence Life, 100 College Avenue, Sterling, CO 80751

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.