Campus Housing

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

Campus Housing 2019-06-26T14:28:18+00:00

Due to the limited availability of housing for the 2019-2020 Academic Year, we are no longer accepting online housing applications.

If you still need housing, please contact our office at 318-214-5400 to speak with a member of our leasing team to discuss available housing options and next steps. We are here to assist, so please do not hesitate to contact our office with any questions. There may be a high volume of calls, please be patient. You may also contact us via email at nsuleasing@campushousing.com.


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 Spring 2019

Housing Applications for Spring 2019 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 spring.

Please take a moment and click on each of our residential communities below to view floor plans and amenities, so that you can determine which one of our “villages” best fits your housing needs.

There are also helpful links on this page about housing requirements, FAQs, and What to Bring. Please visit these links and if you still have questions, please contact us.

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 2019 & Spring 2020 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.

2019—2020 Semester Housing Rates*

Room Type Term 19-20 Rate
University Place Private Academic Semester $3,551.00
University Place Shared Academic Semester $2,702.00
Varnado Hall Shared Academic Semester $2,948.00
University Columns 4 Bed Academic Semester $2,930.00
University Columns 2 Bed Academic Semester $3,874.00
University Columns Shared Efficiency Academic Semester $2,944.00

*Rates are preliminary and subject to change.

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