Housing and Meal Plan Rates

Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas offers affordable housing and meal plan options for its students in University Housing. Take a look at our rates below to learn more.

The following housing and meal plan rates are based on an individual liability lease, and are per bedroom, per person. All units are fully furnished and utilities included are water, sewer, trash, cable TV, internet service, and resident electricity. 2016-2017 rates are subject to TSUS approval.


Housing Rates

The benefits of apartment living include your own private bedroom with a shared bathroom and living room.

2-Person Suite
Spring 2016:  $2,626
Summer 2016, Session 1:  $584
Summer 2016, Session 2:  $584
Fall 2016:  $2,675
Spring 2017:  $2,675
Summer 2017, Session 1:  $595
Summer 2017, Session 2:  $595

Married Couple (price per couple)
Spring 2016:  $3,939
Summer 2016, Session 1:  $875
Summer 2016, Session 1:  $875
Fall 2016:  $4,010
Spring 2017:  $4,010
Summer 2017, Session 1:  $890
Summer 2017, Session 2:  $890

3-Person Suite, Single Bedroom
Fall 2016:  $2,400
Spring 2017:  $2,400
Summer 2017, Session 1:  $535
Summer 2017, Session 2:  $535

3-Person Suite, Double Bedroom
Fall 2016:  $1,800
Spring 2017:  $1,800
Summer 2017, Session 1:  $400
Summer 2017, Session 2:  $400

Note: Housing rates are subject to change without notice. Floorplans may vary.


Meal Plan Options

Spring 2016
All Access + $125 DB:  $1,525
14 Meals per week + $150 DB:  $1,400
10 Meals per week + $350 DB:  $1,400
90 Meals per semester + $450 DB:  $1,290

Summer 2016
Sessions 1 & 2
50 Meals per session + $100 DB:  $450 per session

Commuter Only
Spring 2016 - Summer 2016
50 Meals per semester + $200 DB:  $475 per semester

Fall 2016 & Spring 2017
All Access + $125 DB:  $1,550
14 Meals per week + $150 DB:  $1,425
10 Meals per week + $350 DB:  $1,425
90 Meals per semester + $450 DB:  $1,315

Summer 2017
Sessions 1 & 2
50 Meals per session + $100 DB:  $459 per session

Commuter Only
Fall 2016 - Summer 2017
50 Meals per semester + $200 DB:  $560 per semester

Note: Meal plan fees can change without notice. Cost of all meal plans includes required tax.

“Meals” can only be used in the Dining Hall, which offers a buffet-style food court. Declining balance dollars can be used at the Cardinal Nest and Mirabeau's in the Setzer Student Center; the C-Store and Papa John's Pizza in the residence halls; the Cafe in the Rec Center; and Lamar Athletics Concessions.

Residents have until the 12th day of class to change their meal plan at the beginning of each semester.

Residents must purchase a new meal plan each semester. Unused meals and declining balance dollars do not carry over to the next semester. If unused, they are forfeited. Residents may add meals or declining balance dollars to their meal plans at any time.

Residents with serious food allergies may receive an exemption from the meal plan requirement upon proper documentation. However, you must select a meal plan before a request for exemption will be considered. Exemption forms are available at the Cashier’s Window in the Wimberly Student Services Building.