First Year Suites

First Year Suites are designated for first-year students and central to most academic buildings. The unique apartment-like design provides students with a spacious living or study room, private bathroom, kitchenette, lots of storage and single bedrooms.

Come see for yourself why ranked SVSU's dorms as #1 in the nation!


Student in dorm room on bed with phone

The freshmen housing options are located in the central part of campus, which is why I liked living there. It seemed like there was always an event going on right outside your window.

— Emily Wahl, Accounting
Bad Axe, MI


  • fully furnished and carpeted rooms
  • the kitchenette includes a 2-burner cooktop, refrigerator and microwave
  • air conditioning
  • wireless internet
  • safe, convenient parking (permit required, no additional fee)
  • laundry facilities
  • courtesy telephones in public areas
  • close to outside recreational facilities
  • card access to buildings


  • sofa
  • cushioned chair
  • coffee table
  • TV stand
  • dining table and chairs
  • bed (extra-long twin, 36" x 80" mattress)
  • chest of drawers
  • built-in study desk and study chair


First Year Suites Floor Plan

Housing First Year Suites Floor Plan


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Housing Operations
Curtiss 118
(989) 964-4255

Residential Life
Curtiss 114
(989) 964-4410

Dining Services
Curtiss Hall 122
(989) 964-4252