International Students

Student Life

The following information is available to help you become acclimated to food, housing, physical, cultural, and entertainment resources at Chadron State College and in Nebraska and the United States.

Campus Housing

Chadron State College takes great pride in our on campus housing. Our residence halls offer double and single occupancy in a variety of room arrangements. The rooms are spacious and well furnished. All residence halls are located on campus in close proximity to classrooms and campus activities.High Rise

As a new student, you will find that on-campus living quickly makes you part of the campus community. In the residence halls, you will find more than a comfortable place to sleep and study. You´ll find plenty of opportunities to develop skills and friendships by participating in hall government and activities. Your experiences in the residence halls will ensure that these will be among the best times of your life.

CSC has five dormitory halls on campus: Edna Work Hall/Wing, Brooks Hall, High Rise, Andrews Hall, and Kent Hall. In addition, West Court family housing is located on the west edge of campus next to Memorial Hall and Edna Work Hall/Wing. West Court contains 32 one-bedroom units, 7 two-bedroom units, and 2 three-bedroom unit. West Court is located less than one block from a city park, and has a playground area available for children of family housing residents.

High RiseTo find out more information about living on campus, please go to the Housing page.

Food Services

CafeteriaThe CSC dining hall is located in the Student Center. Our dining program is an integral part of the residential experience. The Dining Service offers seven different meal plans, all tailor-made to suit the various schedules and eating habits of busy college students.

GrillNext to the dining hall, Eagle’s Grille is the place where you can get a quick meal or have the mid-day munchies.

All new international students must purchase a meal plan when they live on campus. For more information about food service, please visit the Dining Services webpage.

Physical Activity Center

NPACThe Nelson Physical Activity Center was opened in 1986 and named after the sixth President of Chadron State College and his wife, Dr. Edwin and Avis Nelson. The building contains 72,500 square feet of floor space and serves many functions including, health and physical education instruction, health and fitness recreation, athletics and entertainment. The NPAC includes a large court, indoor track, cardiovascular room, weight room, arena, and locker/shower rooms.

All the facilities are free of charge for CSC students with a valid CSC ID card.

Want to know more? Please visit the NPAC page.


Student Organizations and Clubs

PitStudent clubs and organizations represent the most visible and accessible avenues for student involvement. CSC has approximately 70 student clubs and organizations to suit a variety of interests and needs. You will find social, cultural, political, religious, and community service organizations to name a few. To get the most from your college experience, it is important that you take some time to create a plan that integrates your academic pursuits and career interests, which will determine the choices you make about the time you spend outside of class. Active involvement, both in and out of class, contributes to your learning experience. In addition, involvement in out-of-class experiences can help you develop valuable leadership and organizational skills and contribute to your marketability. Student organizations are an integral part of the student life on our campus, as well as a reflection of the diverse interests and activities of our student community.International Club

Be active and get yourself involved with interesting activities. You will have fun, learn new things, and meet new people.

Want to learn more about the organizations and clubs? Please check out the Clubs page.

Community Involvement

Chadron State College offers wonderful opportunities for you to step outside the classroom and experience a new way of life, meet new friends, and grow into a different person. CSC encourages you to become involved in both the campus and local community. If you want to try something total different, or something that may be very familiar to you, there are opportunities available.

OutsideOn campus, you can enjoy professional speakers, vocal and musical performers, plays, or even intramural sports. Step off campus and the friendly, small-town community will welcome you to bowling, movies, dancing, golfing, and more.

There are also volunteer opportunities available for students, especially for international students who are interested in sharing stories about their home country.

International Student Club

The International Student Club strives to enhance Chadron State College's continuing efforts to promote cultural diversity by providing a better understanding and interaction between and among different cultures. Club members play an integral part in the recruitment and retention of international students.
The International Student Club is open to all students on the CSC campus and especially welcomes the new international students by hosting several events, trips and weekly meetings.
At present, the club has about 30 members from different countries.

OutsideSuccessful events sponsored by the club include:

  • New International Student Orientation
  • Keep Chadron Beautiful
  • International Coffee Hour Presentations
  • Homecoming Parade Float
  • International Education Week Activities
  • Intramural Soccer
  • International Food Tasting Party
  • Club Trips: one per semester

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