Campus Housing

Home away from home -- the place where it all begins

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College life, where the road to your future is paved with learning, self-discovery, laughter and friendship. It’s a journey filled with excitement, energy, and enthusiasm. It’s where memories are made, and friendships are developed that last a lifetime and it all begins at home.

When you live on campus the opportunities are endless!

On-campus residential accommodations at Northwestern State University are comprised of three communities (villages), University Columns, University Place and Varnado Hall Residential College for Creative and Performing Arts.

Properties are managed by the University’s housing partner, Campus Living Villages.

Housing for Fall 2020

We have taken down our housing application for on campus housing however, we have partnered with local properties to help accommodate you.  Please fill out the following ‘Housing Questionnaire’ form to get additional information.

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Living Learning Communities & Special Interest Housing

NSU Living – Learning Communities (LLCs) are great places to begin and continue your college career! The LLCs are located in residence halls where students request to live near each other. They share a particular interest in academics, social and cultural issues and activities.

Benefits of Living-Learning Communities:

  • Involvement with students who have similar academic goals
  • Common place of residence
  • Career exploration
  • Introduction to university resources
  • Peer mentoring and/or tutoring in the residence hall
  • Faculty mentoring and involvement
  • Leadership development
  • Special programs to acquaint students with campus life
  • More collaborative learning environment

Living-Learning Community Options:

  • Louisiana Scholars’ College
  • Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA)
  • Business/Accounting
  • Presidential Leadership Program
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Wellness

Fall 2020 & Spring 2021 Application and Reservation Fees

University Columns

2 Bedroom – $150 – Non-refundable application fee, due at time of application.
$100 Reservation Fee – will be placed on your NSU Account

4 Bedroom – $150 – Non-refundable application fee, due at time of application.

Shared Efficiency – $150 – Non-refundable application fee, due at time of application.

University Place

Private – $150 – Non-refundable application fee, due at time of application.
$100 Reservation Fee – will be placed on your NSU Account

Shared – $150 – Non-refundable application fee, due at time of application.

Varnado Hall

Double – $150 – Non-refundable application fee, due at time of application.

2020—2021 Semester Housing Rates*

Room Type Term 20-21 Rate
University Place Private Academic Semester $3,551.00
University Place Shared Academic Semester $2,702.00
Varnado Hall Shared Academic Semester $3,060.00
University Columns 4 Bed Academic Semester $2,982.00
University Columns 2 Bed Academic Semester $3,946.00
University Columns Shared Efficiency Academic Semester $3,000.00

*Rates are preliminary and subject to change.