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.

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.

Academic Year 2018-19 (prices are per semester)
2-Person Suite, Private Bedroom: $2,835
3-Person Suite, Private Bedroom: $2,554
3-Person Suite, Shared Bedroom: $1,914

Note: Housing rates are subject to change. View floor plans here.

Meal Plan Options

Academic Year 2018-19 (prices are per semester)
All Access Meals + $125 Declining Balance:  $1,625
14 Meals per week + $150 Declining Balance:  $1,495
10 Meals per week + $350 Declining Balance:  $1,495
90 Meals per semester + $450 Declining Balance:  $1,355

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 all other Chartwells facilities including the C-Store and Papa John's Pizza in the residence halls, Starbucks, the Food Court in the Setzer Student Center, the Juice Bar in the Rec Center, the Food Truck, Tiny House BBQ, 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.