Program areas at NNU
Instructional services and organized research:northwest Nazarene University, a christian comprehensive University, offers more than 60 areas of study, 16 master's degrees in six different disciplines, two doctoral degrees, accelerated degree programs, concurrent credit for high school students, and a variety of continuing education credits. In addition to its 90-acre campus located in nampa, Idaho, the University offers programs online as well as in Idaho falls, twin falls, and in cooperation with programs in ten countries. Founded in 1913, the University serves over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, more than 6,000 continuing education students, and over 2,000 high school students through the concurrent credit program.
Auxiliary services:food services: meals are provided at Northwest Nazarene University by sodexo, Inc. and affiliates. Most students living on campus are required to carry a meal plan. Meal plan options are based on the residence hall being lived in. Approximately 630 students were enrolled in some type of meal plan on campus.student housing: seven residence halls provide a variety of residential settings, from the traditional culver, dooley, ford, and sutherland halls, which typically house underclassmen, to the corlett, olsen and kirkeide apartment complexes, which provide the added amenities of apartment-style living along with the traditional benefits and convenience of on-campus living. All seven facilities combine for a total capacity of more than 800 students. All unmarried students who do not have senior standing or are less than 23 years of age are required to live in one of the residence halls unless they are specifically granted an exception.on-campus bookstore: local on-campus and on-line bookstore serving the needs of students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni of Northwest Nazarene University. An assortment of items is available to support the academic career and school spirit.conferences and events: handles rentals/planning for events, conferences, camps, etc., held in the performing arts center as well as other areas across campus.residential rentals: over the past several years, the University has purchased various properties that are in the vicinity of the main campus. These properties are to be used, according to the campus master plan, for future expansion of the campus. Depending on the condition of the homes on these properties, they have either been demolished or turned into rental properties until such time as they are needed for campus expansion.
Academic support and student services:library services: nnu's library resources are excellent and most are delivered via the web with access to libraries across the country and around the world. Marketing and media: nnu's office of marketing and media is responsible for helping the University tell its story -- that nnu seeks a more excellent way; a way rooted in love. The audience for this story includes prospective students, donors, alumni, the community, media and faculty and staff. The office offers its services across campus in marketing, branding, research or expertise in content development, design, photography, and media relations, to help each department tell its own part of the nnu story. Academic support center: provides a variety of services to all nnu students, including writing consulting, subject area tutoring by peers, and courses for credits. Information technology services (its): offers computer technical support to the nnu campus and a wide variety of audio/visual services to the campus, area churches, and the community. Services offered include making copies, transparencies, providing materials needed to produce instructional materials and signs, laminating, audio and video recording and duplicating, photography, sending and receiving faxes, and other related services. Its maintains a large inventory of media equipment that is available for classroom instruction, for student assignments, and for use by other members of the campus community. Student development: the office of student development is charged with taking care of every aspect of the student experience at nnu. It includes residential life, student government, spiritual life, the campus wellness center, multicultural affairs, intramural athletics, and the career center. Intercollegiate athletics: nnu is a member of the great Northwest athletic conference (gnac), comprised of 11 ncaa division ii schools. Sports offered at nnu include men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross county, men's and women's track and field, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's golf, men's baseball, women's softball and women's volleyball.