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  Snowbird Living Opportunities

St. Norbert Snowbirds come from all over the country.  Many of them have no previous connections with the College.  Most are retirees who hail originally from the Green Bay area and enjoy this easy and affordable way to return home during the great Wisconsin summer.  The location of St. Norbert College in De Pere allows Snowbirds a quieter base from which to access all the attractions of Northern Wisconsin.

What to expect as a Snowbird at St. Norbert College

The Snowbird apartments provide a number of amenities. Each apartment comes with:
  • a set of pots and pans
  • four sets of bedding (flat sheets, fitted sheets, pillowcases, pillows and blankets)
  • one college-style love seat
  • end table
  • four sets of dishes and silverware
  • a kitchen table and four kitchen chairs
  • four single beds
  • desk and desk chair
  • air conditioning
  • reserved parking
There are laundry facilities in each of the buildings. 

Where is the College located?

St. Norbert College is located in De Pere, Wisconsin.  Just 10 minutes away, Green Bay offers a variety of activities and attractions to visit during the summer:

  • Bay Beach amusement park
  • The Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame
  • Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena
  • Green Bay Botanical Garden
  • Hazelwood Historic Home Museum
  • Heritage Hill Living History Museum
  • The Joannes Family Aquatic Center
  • The L. H. Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve
  • The National Railroad Museum
  • Neville Public Museum
  • Northeast Wisconsin Zoo
  • Oneida Bingo and Casino
  • Waterboard Warriors Water Ski Show
  • Campgrounds and hiking trails
  • Easy access to scenic Door County
  • Fishing, shopping, dining and more.
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St. Norbert College apartments
Snowbird accommodations are offered in Riverside South and Vander Zanden, residence halls located along the Fox River at the east end of Reid St.  The layout of the apartments is simple, with two bedrooms (each with two single beds) a living room, a bathroom and a small kitchen area.  The apartments are smokefree and pet-free.  There are no elevators in either building.


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Why stay at St. Norbert College during the summer?

St. Norbert’s waterfront apartments offer affordable summer living in a college campus setting known for its beauty, historical interest and desirable location on the Fox River.  St. Norbert is a four-year Catholic liberal arts college committed to the Norbertine tradition of community and service, and to providing an educational environment that is intellectually, spiritually and personally challenging.

During the summer the college is home both to students taking summer courses and to guests at a host of conferences and special events, including the Green Bay Packers training camp.

Snowbirds make their summer home in residences located in a quieter corner of campus, but within easy reach of all amenities and the pleasant bustle at the heart of campus.

How do I enroll to stay at St. Norbert College?
Priority is given to those who have previously summered at St. Norbert and/or require accommodations for the full period available.  Those on the mailing list will receive information on rates and dates available in mid-January.  Accommodations are typically available from mid-May until the first weekend in August.

If you have any questions please contact the Office of Residential Education and Housing at 920-403-3360

For more information contact:

Deb Pullen

Media coverage :

"Snowbirds fly into college apartments" from the Green Bay Press Gazette, 7/27/09

"4 On Your Side: Cheap Vacation" from TODAY'S TMJ4 in Milwaukee, 7/22/09

Department of Residential Education and Housing

Phone: (920) 403-3360
Fax: (920) 403-3361

St. Norbert College • 100 Grant Street • De Pere, WI 54115-2099 • 920-337-3181