Housing and Residence Life

Hello Future Cardinals! 

We’re so excited that you are considering Lamar University and look forward to meeting you. Residence Life has so much to offer its residents, and we hope that you will be a part of our growing Community! 

In our five residence halls, you’ll enjoy apartment-style housing in a fully furnished unit with everything you need for on-campus living:

  • your own private bedroom
  • mini-refrigerator
  • microwave
  • computer desk
  • cable TV ready rooms
  • high speed internet.
  • and more!

Our residence halls offers two-bedroom, one-bathroom units, providing each student with their own private, locked bedroom as well as a wide range of services, programs and community amenities.

  • Lamar University student dorms
  • Lamar University Residence Hall Lounge
  • Lamar University Dorm Room
  • Lamar University students on campus
  • Lamar University Residence Life

On Campus Housing for Freshmen

All undergraduate, full-time students (those enrolled in 12 or more semester credit hours) with fewer than 24 earned semester credit hours, are required to reside in our on-campus housing. Official documentation verifying exemptions to this policy may be required by the Department of Residence Life. Everyone needs to complete the Off-Campus Residency Request

Exemptions may be granted for those who:

    1. Reside with a parent, guardian, or other adult relative;
    2. Are 21 years of age by the first class day;
    3. Enroll only in evening classes;
    4. Are married or have dependent children;
    5. Have medical exemption signed by a doctor; or
    6. Have earned 24 or more credit hours.

For more information on starting your Housing process, visit the Housing and Residence Life website.