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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.

To apply for Housing for Summer or Fall 2015 please click Apply For Housing.



  • 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.  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 Sodexo Dining Services. For more information on Sodexho Dining Services, please click here




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