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 The historic Presidentís House Guest Inn is located on the campus of Valley City State University, 
a nationally recognized notebook computer university.  

Whether you are an over-night guest or a day visitor, we hope your visit will be a pleasant one! 



A Few things to know:  

The Presidentís House is a non-smoking facility.

The front door locks automatically, be sure that you have taken a key when you leave and intend to return.

Lighting candles is not allowed.

The lights for the dining room are on the left side of the door to the kitchen.

Please do not use the dishes on display in the dining room cabinets, they are historic.

Please be sure that all windows and exterior doors are closed and the lights turned off when you leave.

You may leave the key in the house when your stay is over.


                (the button on back door should be pushed in and the front door locks automatically, but try it to make sure!) 


Make yourselves at home.

You may use all appliances and cookware in the kitchen.  Please clean the kitchen as you would your own.  

There is another shower in the basement, if you have a large group (itís not fancy but it works!)

 You may park your car in  or in front of the garage ( the door lifts up with the handle, no garage door opener) on the west side of the house.  If you should get a VCSU parking ticket when you are on campus, turn it into the Student Center Information Desk.

 There are extra blankets, fans, and heaters in the closets.

 Please do not use the phone for any long-distance calls. 
Dial 3 and then the four-digit number for on campus phone calls. 
Dial 9-845 and then four-digit number for local calls.

 Do not try to adjust the steam registers.  The thermostat is in the dining room.  If you have any questions or problems please call our Facilities Services at 845-7705.  From a campus phone dial 3-7705.  Facilities Services hours are 7:00am-4:00pm.  

Any emergencies after 4:00pm call 3-7214.

Guests will leave the house in the same condition that it was found.

A cleaning fee will be assessed if the kitchen is not left in good order.

There is a roll-away bed and a portable crib available.


Guests may use large coffeepots, punch bowl, and dishes and silverware in the kitchen. 

Guests will leave the house in the same condition that it was found.

A cleaning fee will be assessed if the house is not left in good order.


There is a $35.00 charge for rental of the Presidentís House for a meal. 

Sodexo Food Services Ė contact Amy Painter at 701-845-7131

For "presidential accommodations" call the VCSU Student Center at 
701-845-7122 or toll free 1-800-532-8641 or via email.


VCSU Student Center Services (hours vary during summers):

Student Center Information Desk:  
Weekdays 7:45am - 11:00pm
Weekends Open until 7:00pm
Swimming Pool:
Monday - Wednesday 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Semester Break & Holidays CLOSED
Viking I Cafeteria:
Monday - Thursday 6:30am - 8:30pm
Friday 7:30am - 3:00pm
Weekends Lunch and dinner hours only

VCSU Bookstore: sells a variety of VCSU and North Dakota apparel and souvenirs

Monday - Friday 8:15am - 4:00pm
Important Phone Numbers:  
Sodexo Food Services 845-7130
Student Center Information Desk 845-7122
Facility Services 845-7705
EMERGENCIES AFTER 4:00pm 845-7214


Site created by Mary Jo Steffes and maintained by the President's House Preservation Society, a North Dakota non-profit corporation

copyright 2001-2007 (Updated March 18, 2007)