Contract Renewal

After earning your stripes in a res hall as a freshman, moving to an on-campus apartment, East Campus and West Campus Apartments, is your next step for convenient, affordable and private living right on campus.

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, Nicholson Gateway, LSU’s all-new upperclassman community, takes on-campus living to another level with private living, flexible leasing options, and on-site grocery store, restaurants, UREC, and more.

Offering all the things you need right at your doorstep, on-campus housing is the clear choice from orientation to graduation. Live Easy. Live On. Renew to Live on Campus Another Year.



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Midnight, January 12, 2018 Pre-leasing for Nicholson Gateway closes for one week in preparation for all-in contract renewal starting January 22, 2018.
January 17, 2018

POSTPONED DUE TO CAMPUS CLOSURE: Nicholson Gateway Apartments Open House 

Come tour your new home for 2018-19 in the Nicholson Gateway Tour Center in the Student Union from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. We'll have Chick-fil-A, a dessert bar, and more.

At the open house, bring any other apartment complex's t-shirt and we'll exchange it for a new, in-demand Nicholson Gateway t-shirt!

Leasing opens Jan. 22, so come tour and get your last questions answered by housing staff.

January 22, 2018 at 10 a.m.

The housing portal in myLSU reopens today at 10 a.m. for 2018-19 leasing in Nicholson Gateway Apartments!

Nicholson Gateway Apartments: All undergraduate and graduate students (including current first-year students) living on or off campus can complete an application, agree to the housing contract, search for and confirm roommates, and select a room/apartment in Nicholson Gateway Apartments. 

East Campus Apartments, West Campus Apartments and available residence halls: All students (including first-year students) can complete an application, agree to the housing contract, and search for and confirm roommates in preparation to select a room in East Campus Apartments, West Campus Apartments or available residence halls in February. See timeline below for exact dates. 

Log in to myLSU to Lease: (myLSU > Student Services > On-Campus Housing)

  • Current on-campus residents should select the 2018-19 Continuing Student Term.
    • You will complete the application, select an apartment, and then pay $250 advance rent to secure that apartment space.
  • Students not currently living on campus should complete the New Student application.
    • You will complete the application, pay $250 advance rent and $50 application fee, and then will gain access to search for, select, and secure an apartment space.
    • If you get an error message, please email us so we can reset your account.
Week of February 5, 2018

East Campus Apartments & West Campus Apartments Week

Monday, February 5: Current ECA/WCA apartment residents can reserve their SAME ROOM in their apartment

Tuesday, February 6: Current ECA/WCA apartment residents who completed renewal on Monday may pull in unassigned roommates into available spaces in their apartment

Wed.-Fri., February 7-9: All residents (including first-year students) can reserve a spot in ECA, WCA, or Nicholson Gateway Apartments with the option to pull in unassigned roommates into available spots in their apartment

Week of February 19, 2018

Residence Halls Week

Current on-campus residents can reserve a space in available residence halls

Monday, February 26, 2018

Wait Lists Open

Students who selected a space during contract renewal can add their names to wait lists for preferred apartment/room types.

Week of May 21, 2018

Room Changes Open

Change rooms/apartments online


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