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Northwestern State University & Campus Living Villages
On-campus residential accommodations at Northwestern State University are comprised of three communities, University Columns, University Place, and Varnado Hall. All properties are managed by the University’s housing partner, Campus Living Villages.

Spring 2014 Move Out Information

May 10, 2014 is the move out date for the end of the academic year.  Please be sure and read this important letter regarding the move out process.

Spring 2014 Move Out Letter

Leases for Fall 2014 are available!!

We know you have been waiting and we appreciate your patience as we designed our online leasing portals for 2014 - 2015!  Please follow the instructions outlined on the "Apply For Housing" page located in the Important Links.  All leases must be submitted via the portal - no paper leases are being accepted.


  • According to the Rules of the University of Louisiana System, an unmarried, full-time, non-commuting, undergraduate student is required to live on campus if space is available, unless exempt by the University for good and reasonable cause. To view the exemption form and residency requirements in detail, please click here
  • On-campus housing is not guaranteed, but Northwestern State University and Campus Living Villages strives to provide housing for all students who wish to live on the Northwestern State University campus. In order to do so we encourage all students to APPLY EARLY as housing fills quickly.
  • Please note, applying for housing is a separate process from applying to the university
  • All students who reside on campus are required to purchase a meal plan through Sodexho Dining Services. For more information on Sodexho Dining Services, please click here




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