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. 2017-2018 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.

Academic Year 2017-18
2-Person Suite, Private Bedroom: $2,770
3-Person Suite, Private Bedroom: $2,490
3-Person Suite, Shared Bedroom: $1,870

Summer 2017, Session 1
2-Person Suite: $595

Summer 2017, Session 2
2-Person Suite: $595

Summer 2018, Session 1
2-Person Suite: $615

Summer 2018, Session 2
2-Person Suite: $615

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

Meal Plan Options

Academic Year 2017-18
All Access + $125 DB:  $1,600
14 Meals per week + $150 DB:  $1,470
10 Meals per week + $350 DB:  $1,470
90 Meals per semester + $450 DB:  $1,355


Summer 2017
Sessions 1 & 2

50 Meals per session + $100 DB:  $459 per session

Summer 2018
Sessions 1 & 2
50 Meals per session + $100 DB:  $475 per session

Commuter Only
Academic Year 2017-18
50 Meals per semester + $200 DB:  $575 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 all other Chartwells facilities including the C-Store and Papa John's Pizza in the residence halls, the Juice Bar in the Rec Center, the Food Truck, Outtakes Express, 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.