Student Apartments

Viking Court

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Viking Court, formally known as VCSU Married Housing, became available to all students in Spring 2006. These 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartments are close to campus and also are complete with internet, cable and air conditioning. In order to qualify for a university apartment, students must have earned at least 60 semester hours of credit or be 21 years of age. Exceptions to the requirements will be made for married or single parent students. Unmarried students must be of the same gender and both occupants must be currently enrolled VCSU students. Both students will sign as leaseholders.

Residents of Viking Court must submit a written 30-day notice to vacate to the Residence Life Office. Graduating students who discontinue their enrollment at the end of the academic term must vacate their apartment and give a 30-day notice to vacate as indicated.

Frequently Asked Student Apartment Questions

1. If I am leaving at semester break when do I have to vacate my apartment by?
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End of Fall Semester-Must Vacate by –December 31, Must Give Notice by – December
End of Spring Semester-Must Vacate by - May 31, Must Give Notice by - May 1

(Exceptions may be granted by contacting the Residence Life Office.)

2. What does rent include?
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Rent includes water and sewer taxes, along with network connections for computers. The leaseholder will be responsible for the payment of the electric bill which will be for air conditioning, heating, and lighting.

3. Is cable included?
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Telephone and Cable TV service are available by making arrangements with the local telephone or cable company and is paid by the renter. A common TV antenna with a booster has been installed by the University. No other TV antennas will be permitted. Satellite dishes and Digital satellites are allowed as long as the dish is not attached to any part of the housing unit.

4. Can I have a pet in my apartment?
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Animals are not permitted in University Apartments. The only type of exception to this policy is small aquatic life in an aquarium. Amphibious creatures such as frogs, lizards, snakes and turtles are prohibited.

5. How many rooms does the apartment have?
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Each VCSU Apartment has a living room, kitchen, bathroom, two bedrooms, and a fenced in backyard. A washer/dryer is located along side in a room connected to the apartments. Residents with children are welcome to enjoy our playground facility beside the apartments but parents are encouraged to continually supervise their children.

6. Am I responsible for keeping up my yard?
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No. The university will provide lawn mowing services to our residents living at Viking Court.

7. How much does it cost to live in Viking Court?
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Utilities are approximately $50.00 per month depending on the season. Each resident must furnish the Residence Life Office with a 30-day notice to vacate (email is acceptable). Failure to check out of the apartment properly may result in a $50.00 improper check out fee. Please contact the VCSU Residence Life Office for current monthly rental rates.  A $75 deposit is due at lease signing.  

8. How can I apply for Viking Court?

Simply click on the links below and download the information & application forms. Download and complete the application form and then bring it to the Student Center Information Desk and give it to the Residence Life Assistant, Kayla Evenson. We will then place your name on a waiting list and call or email you as soon as an apartment is available.

Office Information

Office Location
McFarland 209

Office Hours
Academic Year: 7:45 am-4:30 pm
Summer Session: 7:30 am-4:00 pm

Mailing Address
VCSU Residence Life Office
101 College St
Valley City, ND 58072

Fax Number
701-845-7123
Vice President for Student Affairs
Pete Smithhisler
701-845-7300

Director of Residence Life
Stephanie Roelfsema
701-845-7728


Kolstoe/Mythaler/Robertson Hall Director
Focus Area - Community Development

Josh Mower: joshua.mower@vcsu.edu

Snoeyenbos Hall Director
Focus Area - Multiculturalism, Diversity & Inclusion

Joey Marini: joseph.marini@vcsu.edu

McCoy/Student Apartment Hall Director
Focus Area - Student Leadership and Engagement
KaSaundra Peterson: kasaundra.d.peterson@vcsu.edu