Residence Halls & Apartments

Choose from among seven housing options, each one with its own unique personality, amenities, activities and traditions.

Which one will you call home?

Oak Hall

oak_thumbOak is home to 525 residents participating in the First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) program.  It has three wings and is alive with a strong sense of tradition and endless activities.  Oak encourages academics through large study spaces and resources.  There is always something going on in Oak from volleyball to game nights in the basement lounge.

Tamarack Hall

tamarack_thumbTamarack is home to over 350 residents on 12 floors and is part of the First Year Residential Experience (FYRE) program.  It also has 2 outdoor floors, the indoor adventures floor, and the Honors Learning Community.  Fun fact: This is is the tallest building in Beltrami County!  Upper-floor rooms and the 12th floor lounges let you view the lake, the city of Bemidji, and the beautiful North country – the views are amazing!

Pine Hall

Pine_DSC_4612_0064Pine is a community for upperclassmen.  It is the smallest hall on campus, housing 107 residents on four floors. Every double sized room is offered as a single.  Though small in size, Pine is big on great amenities. The penthouse lounge offers beautiful views, the lower level features a spacious game room with fireplace and a comfortable study lounge.  Pine floors are single gender.

Birch Hall

birch_thumbBirch houses 204 residents in single and double rooms. All floors were designed with inspiration from our Minnesota north woods culture and are designated for co-ed upper class students. Birch is home to the Open Borders Learning Community.

Linden Hall

linden_thumbLinden houses 181 residents in two- and three-person suites each with a shared bathroom. Linden boasts a gaming room, movable furniture, outdoor gathering spaces, and spectacular lake views.

University Heights Apartments

University HeightsNew apartment building, which opened August 1, 2016 featuring 8 three-bedroom and 8 four-bedroom apartments, which houses 55 residents and one student staff.  Each apartment is fully furnished and includes all utilities, cable and BSU Wi-Fi.


Cedar Apartments

Cedar is oriented towards families, featuring two- and three-bedroom apartments available to single-parent families. In addition to a secure playground for children and a play space in the basement, the building features an adjacent parking lot and access to on-campus facilities via underground walkways.