Housing & Residence Life

Live on campus and make learning the focus of your life.

You'll love living at NCC's Bethlehem Campus - the only community college in Pennsylvania that offers on campus housing! Living on campus allows you to make learning the focus of your life while at the same time making memories that will last a lifetime.

At Northampton Community College, we strongly believe that our students deserve the full college experience, the same as those who attend a four-year school. We provide a diverse campus community with several options for living and dining to dedicate yourself to making the most of your education.





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Life on Campus at NCC

NCC is the only community colleges in Pennsylvania that offers on-campus housing - we have more than 600 modern units at our Bethlehem campus.

Living on campus is a great way to find other like-minded students and make friends. NCC is not only a community college providing you with an education, we encourage you to join a range of clubs and activities found on campus as well. With international food nights, group trips, special events and other great programs, you can fully enhance your college experience.Living on campus allows you to make learning your primary focus, while making memories that will last a lifetime. Explore the benefits of living in our residence halls. You'll see it's more than only a place to live - it's a place you can call home, too.

Campus Life At-a-Glance

If you've never lived in a dorm or in close quarters with other people, NCC residence life assures a comfortable and convenient environment. Our on-campus housing offers you the following accommodations:

  • Room Layout Options: You can choose between a single, double or apartment-style room.
  • Meal Plans: NCC provides affordable meal plans with optional flex dollars to spend at the College Center Food Court and residence hall snack bar.
  • Amenities: You have access to free amenities such as laundry, cable TV and Wi-Fi.
  • Lounges: You can study, relax or socialize with other students in NCC's comfortable lounge areas.

Because Northampton Community College is one of the few community colleges in Pennsylvania with on-campus housing, we're committed to making your experience as comfortable and convenient as possible. NCC's residence halls are close to campus amenities and classrooms. Our Bethlehem campus also features 24-hour on-site security officers and quiet hours are enforced after 10 p.m.Looking to break a sweat and relieve some stress?As a student, you'll enjoy access to our fitness center, including facilities like a full gym and sand volleyball court, as well as intramural and varsity sports programs.

Fees and Applications

The 2017-18 on-campus housing fees start at $2652 per semester, plus a meal plan. The first step in securing your spot in our dorms is to be accepted into one of our programs. After, you'll have the option of applying for housing as we award units on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Northampton Community College provides access to housing for students, on a space available basis without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, age, color, disability, family responsibilities, familial status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, personal appearance, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, source of income, veteran’s status or any other factor prohibited by law in its educational programs and activities. Inquiries regarding Northampton Community College’s non-discrimination policy may be addressed to Brett I. Last, Executive Director of Human Resources, EEO Officer, and Interim Titles IX/VI Coordinator at (610) 861-5460 or blast@northampton.edu. Similarly, Northampton Community College’s Section 504 Coordinator and the Office of Disability Services will work with students who have special needs when completing housing assignments. The College will provide accessible housing to students with disabilities. The Office of Disability Services may be contacted at (610) 861-5342.