Campus Housing

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

Campus Housing 2018-05-23T09:47:43+00:00

Housing Applications for Fall 2018 are available. At this time, housing options are limited. If you need to apply for housing, please contact the Office of Housing & Residence Life via email at nsuleasing@campushousing.com to request an application. A member of the Leasing staff will work with you on your options for housing for the Fall.

If you have already applied for housing and have not received your assignment or lease, please contact the Leasing staff at nsuleasing@campushousing.com for assistance.


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!

Entering Freshman Application for Fall 2018-19

On-campus residential accommodations at Northwestern State University are comprised of three communities, University Columns, University Place and Varnado Hall. Properties are managed by the University’s housing partner, Campus Living Villages. Fall 2018 housing applications are available now.

Contact the housing office at nsuleasing@campushousing.com to request a housing application. With availability being limited, a member of the leasing staff will work with you on your housing needs for Fall 2018.

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 2018 & Spring 2019 Application and Reservation Fees

University Columns

2 Bedroom – $175 – due at time of application
$100 Security Deposit
$100 Reservation Fee – will be placed on your NSU Account
$75 Application Fee

4 Bedroom – $175 – due at time of application
$100 Security Deposit
$75 Application Fee

Shared Efficiency – $175– due at time of application
$100 Security Deposit
$75 Application Fee

University Place

Private – $175 – due at time of application
$100 Security Deposit
$100 Reservation Fee – will be placed on your NSU Account
$75 Application Fee

Shared – $175 – due at time of application
$100 Security Deposit
$75 Application Fee

Note for University Columns and University Place Applicants:
$100 Security Deposit (Refundable)
$100 Reservation Fee (Non-Refundable)
$75 Application Fee (Non-Refundable)

2018—2019 Semester Housing Rates*

Room Type Term 18-19 Rate
University Place Private Academic Semester $3,551.00
University Place Shared Academic Semester $2,702.00
Varnado Hall Shared Academic Semester $2,925.00
University Columns 4 Bed Academic Semester $2,923.00
University Columns 2 Bed Academic Semester $3,869.00
University Columns Shared Efficiency Academic Semester $2,937.00
*Rates are preliminary and subject to change.

2017—2018 Semester Housing Rates

Room Type Term 17-18 Rate
University Place Private Academic Semester $3,499.00
University Place Shared Academic Semester $2,662.00
Varnado Hall Shared Academic Semester $2745.00
University Columns 4 Bed Academic Semester $2,838.00
University Columns 2 Bed Academic Semester $3,738.00
University Columns Private Efficiency Academic Semester $4,860.00
University Columns Shared Efficiency Academic Semester $2,880.00