Student Housing and Dining
Student Housing and Residence Halls
For a full immersion into the University college experience, students at Northwestern University in Qatar may apply to live on-campus in Qatar Foundation housing and residence halls.
Rates for accommodation vary each year. Apartments are single-gender shared apartments all fully furnished with living room, dining room, and bedroom furniture; the kitchen is equipped with a microwave, dishwasher, stove, refrigerator and an assortment of soft goods; the living room is equipped with a television set. Each residence hall has a shared common room for residents’ entertainment. This room will have cable TV, computers and a telephone with local service.
Qatar Foundation is in the process of building impressive new residence halls, set to open in Fall 2011. State-of-the-art, “green” residence halls will give more students the opportunity to experience the residential college model.
If you are interested or have more questions about living on-campus, please direct your questions to your Housing Liaison in NU-Q Student Affairs.
Students in Education City can buy refreshments or snacks at a growing number of locations on-campus, including:
- Cafeterias in the following buildings: Cornell University in Qatar, Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS), Texas A&M University in Qatar, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Georgetown University
- The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf – Recreation Center
- Starbucks – LAS building
- Costa Coffee – Texas A&M in Qatar building
- Bateel Café – Carnegie Mellon in Qatar building
More dining options will be available at the new Education City Student Center. The building provides a food court, a convenience store, a bookstore, gym, games room, movie theater and more.