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.

Married Couples: Prices available on request. Email housing@lamar.edu for more information.


Housing Rates

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

Summer 2016, Session 1
2-Person Suite: $584

Summer 2016, Session 2
2-Person Suite: $584

Fall 2016
2-Person Suite: $2,675
3-Person Suite, Double Bedroom: $1,800
3-Person Suite, Single Bedroom: $2,400

Spring 2017
2-Person Suite: $2,675
3-Person Suite, Double Bedroom: $1,800
3-Person Suite, Single Bedroom: $2,400

Summer 2017, Session 1
2-Person Suite: $595
3-Person Suite, Double Bedroom: $400

Summer 2017, Session 2
2-Person Suite: $595
3-Person Suite, Double Bedroom: $400

Note: Housing rates are subject to change without notice. View floorplans here.


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:  $500 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.