Living with a Roommate

This may be your first time sharing a room, having conversations about boundaries, or living on your own. It may feel exciting and a little scary, too. 

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Your first step is registering with the Office of Disability Services. Then, our teams work together to identify and offer appropriate accommodations to meet your on-campus living needs.


Begin the approval process to reasonably introduce an assistance or service animal into the housing community with the Office of Disability Services. 


RESIDENTIAL LIFE Assistance or Service Animals Policy: RLOP 11

We work to ensure each individual who desires the on-campus experience can live on campus in a safe, comfortable environment. Questions? Let us help. 


Roommate Resources

During the first few weeks of classes, you should complete a roommate agreement and revisit it as the relationship with your roommate grows. Talking about expectations and concerns before they develop into conflict and being willing to compromise help pave the way for successful relationships. 

Roommate Agreement 

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If at anytime you are in danger or unsafe, please contact LSU Police immediately. Hall front desks are open or have on-call phone numbers posted to contact on-call staff as needed too.

Escalate your roommate concern to your professional staff member (RC) if your attempts at conflict resolution are unsuccessful.

If you want to change rooms, submit your  request in the housing portal

Roommate Conflict Tips

Roommate Conflict Tips for Parents

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Complete the room change request form in the housing portal

Room changes are generally frozen the first two weeks of classes each semester. 

Contact the assignments team if you have any questions. 

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